To All Nations: Reasons for Confidence in the Mission of God (Luke 24:36-53)

(The following is a transcript of a sermon I preached on Sunday, July 3 at West Rome Baptist Church in Manitou Beach, MI.) Luke 24:36–53 [36] As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, “Peace to you!” [37] But they were startled and frightened and thought they … More To All Nations: Reasons for Confidence in the Mission of God (Luke 24:36-53)

What does the global church need most from the west?

If you asked a Christian leader in a war-torn, economically-impoverished country what the churches in his homeland need most, you might be surprised at his answer. A teammate of mine was able to ask exactly this question recently. Listen to the (unscripted) response she received. His answer highlights the priority of the work God has … More What does the global church need most from the west?

A Place to be Together

Watch this 5-minute video from my friend, Rick, to see how you can help provide so that believers in a largely-unreached country can have a place to meet together. If you are interested in learning how you can give to this need, please reach out to me: david.prairie@liveglobal.org

Attempting to connect North American pastors with International churches

Our family is now fully-immersed in our summer routine. As hot as it’s been here in Chattanooga lately, we’ve been spending as much time in the water as we can. Here’s what else we’ve been up to the past month or so. Our sons (Judah, 14 and Asher, 12) participated in spring football practice for … More Attempting to connect North American pastors with International churches

Review of Typology by James Hamilton

Hamilton Jr., James M. Typology–Understanding the Bible’s Promise-Shaped Patterns: How Old Testament Expectations are Fulfilled in Christ. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Academic, 2022. By David Prairie I was about four years into my tenure as a youth pastor when I told a pastor whom I greatly respected that I was teaching through the book of … More Review of Typology by James Hamilton

Itinerary

Upcoming events: April 6: Speaking at Grace Baptist Academy chapel (“Why do the nations rage?” from Psalm 2) April 14: Speaking at Grace Baptist Academy’s Easter Assembly (“Foolish or Faithful? It depends on if Jesus rose from the dead” from 1 Corinthians 15:12-23) April 19-21: Representing Live Global and ABWE at the Together for the … More Itinerary

Trip Recap

I recently had the opportunity to travel to eastern Europe with some Live Global teammates. It was a little bit of a whirlwind trip, and I won’t attempt to give a day-by-day account here. (If you are interested in that approach, you may view my Facebook profile where I provided updates in real time.) Instead, … More Trip Recap

The Music of the Psalms alongside the Events of the Old Testament

By David Prairie Author’s Note: This article is the result of a Bible study I taught to college students at Grace Baptist Church in Chattanooga, TN on Sunday, December 5, 2021 as part of their study of the Psalms. Much of my understanding of the nature of the Psalms is informed by Dr. Jim Hamilton, … More The Music of the Psalms alongside the Events of the Old Testament