Wilson grew up in Southeast Asia and came to the USA to attend Biola University, San Francisco State University (MSW Clinical Social Work), Multnomah University (MA in Pastoral/Family Ministry, D.Min. in Missional Leadership) and Trinity Theological Seminary (Ph.D. in Counseling). Initially, he practiced as a Psychiatric Therapist for about 13 years. He also served in the military in the Behavioral Science unit. Since 1997, he has been in full-time ministry as an educator, crisis responder and care provider to those serving in ministry full-time. He is fluent in several Asian languages and enjoys the people there.
Wilson has completed graduate studies in Psychology, Clinical Social Work, Pastoral / Family Ministry, Biblical Counseling and Missional Leadership.
Wilson is married to Esther, and they have 3 grown children. They are empty nesters, but enjoy visits with their children.