Bruce Wilkinson was born in New Jersey into a loving and committed Christian home and graduated from Northeastern Bible College in 1970. He later earned a Doctorate of Divinity from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary.
In 1972, while still a masters student at Dallas Theological Seminary, Wilkinson devised a unique method for teaching the big picture of the content of Scripture book by book. Under the guidance of Drs. Howard Hendricks and Gene Getz, the young minister founded Walk Thru the Bible Ministries in 1976 with a teaching faculty of six that today has grown to 120 in North America and 2,000 lay instructors worldwide.
Dr. Wilkinson continues to serve as president of WTB Ministries, an international publishing and training organization headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and Fort Mill, South Carolina. The contemporary theologian has authored several books, including Experiencing Spiritual Breakthroughs, 7 Laws of the Learner, Almost Every Answer for Practically Any Teacher!, Personal Holiness in Times of Temptation, Victory Over Temptation, Talk Thru the Old Testament, Talk Thru the New Testamentas well as served in key editorial roles in the production of The Daily Walk Bible, the New King James Bible, The Closer Walk New Testament, The Open Bible, Expanded Edition, and The Family Walk Bible.
The author is a popular speaker at national gatherings such as Promisekeepers (addressing 350,000 men across America in the past three years), the Navigators, Focus on the Family, Campus Crusade for Christ, the Fellowship of Companies for Christ, and Christian Schools, Internationalas well as BIOLA, Wheaton, Mt. Hermon, the Christian Business Mens Committee, Moody Bible Institute, and many others.
Dr.Wilkinson serves as executive editor of eight publications, including The Daily Walk, Closer Walk, YouthWalk, LifeWalk and Quiet Walk. These Walk Thru the Bible devotionals maintain a distribution of over one hundred million.
Video seminars based on Wilkinsons powerful conference teaching themes include: A Biblical Portrait of Marriage, Personal Holiness in Times of Temptation, Genesis, The Testing of Your Faith, Master Your Money, The 7 Laws of the Learner, Living Proof, and Husbands: Leading and Loving.
Dr. Wilkinson lives with his wife, Darlene, outside Atlanta, Georgia. They have two grown children, David and Jennifer, and two grandchildren, Andrew and Eric. He is listed in Whos Who in the World, Men of Achievement, and Personalities of America.