Enormous talent, devotion to excellence,
sincere love for the Gospel of Jesus Christ,
and a burning desire to communicate salvation...
Mark David Williams
Mark David Williams is a gifted singer and songwriter with a powerful testimony. After surviving multiple fractures from a head on collision with a drunk driver in 2001, Mark has found healing and hope in sharing what the Lord has done in his life through his music.
He studied music and theater at Northwestern University and graduated with a degree in Commercial Music Performance from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. In 2004 he won the Minnesota Idol contest and in 2005 was named one of Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans.
He has sung and shared his testimony on such television shows as 100 Huntley Street, Living Truth and Helpline. He has sung at the Crystal Cathedral and traveled with the southern gospel group, The Sound. His diverse vocal talents are rooted in Classical and Broadway music.
Mark is currently Director of Arts at North Heights Lutheran Church in Arden Hills, Minnesota. He is married to Leah and they have 2 children.
"Mark is a young man of great musical talent and exhibits spiritual integrity of the highest degree. It is evident that he sings with a spirit of love and compassion. His love for the Lord shines through his countenance. I am confident that you will find Mark David Williams to be a blessing to work with and a blessing to the people who hear his ministry in song."
--Thom Hardwick, Director of Worship
North Heights Lutheran Church, Roseville, MN
"Mark's beautiful voice, and his humble spirit will make him a wonderful part of any service, concert, or special event. Mark is a prolific song-writer and is very gifted in drama. He thrills audiences of all ages with his vocal ability and his wonderful rapport with people. Most importantly, he leads the audience into an intimate encounter with the Lord as they are invited to enter and are caught up in the anointing and presence of the Lord! I can gladly and confidently recommend his ministry to anyone looking for music that inspires an audience of any age and exalts and glorifies the name of the Lord."
--James Rickard, Pastor and Director of Resurrection Apostolic International Network
Church of the Resurrection, Minneapolis, MN
"I met Mark Williams when he was 17...that is when I first felt his spirit and heard his voice. Even as a high school student, Mark was clearly headed for a public platform ministry. I openly applaud his natural gift as well as his diligence in developing a flexible, sensitive and skillful voice. I have had the privilege of seeing him go from good, to truly excellent. As a man of God, Mark is equally prepared...from the man to the music I heartily recommend Mark David Williams."
--Christopher Beatty, Vocal Coach
The Upright Foundation, Nashville, Tennessee
"Mark David Williams is a man of God seeking to know the Father's Heart. He's an incredibly talented singer/song-writer and will bless anyone willing to hear the message God has given him. Not only is he an incredible vocalist but a visionary as well. God has given him a unique message for the lost and an honest challenge for the church. I would highly recommend his music and ministry to anyone. I'm encouraged to know that Mark not only works in ministry, but his ministry is a direct overflow of his relationship with Jesus. He has an awesome heart for worship, excellence and people. I know his ministry will bless you."
--Drew Cline, Manager/Producer
The Sound/Dove Media, Houston, TX
"Mark is a vibrant light for the Lord with a sincere testimony and steadfast faith. God gloriously shines through him as Mark sings of his love for the Lord. Mark is a tremendously gifted singer and composer with the versatility in style and repertoire to effectively establish an intimate rapport with individuals of all ages, and the soul-felt interpretation to capture and hold the attention of each listener. Mark's ministry is uniquely powerful; his goal is simple, yet vital: to reach others for Christ."
--Mary Beth Carlson, Recording Artist and Composer
"Mark is a great talent, wonderful brother and helper in the Gospel. If Mark were a jukebox, I would just keep putting in quarters."
--Lowell Lundstrom, Pastor and Evangelist
Celebration Church, Minneapolis, MN
"The world has plenty of people who use their talent. Praise God for people who use their gift. God is written all over this kid, it's the signature of praise!"
About Mark's first CD, "REALITY": "Some Christian music comes from the heart of mankind and some comes from the hand of God. I really believe that God has His hand on this album."
--Pastor Jon Engen
formerly of KTIS Radio, St. Paul, MN
For booking, contact:
P.O. Box 43667
Minneapolis, MN 55443