Gracious and Comforting Words: God’s Interactions with the Nations (Zechariah 1:7-17)

Author’s Note: I was recently asked by one of our directors to write a devotional relating to the upcoming International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church which will be Sunday, November 6, 2022. This material was also part of a message I preached on October 9, 2022 at Middle Valley Baptist Church in Hixson, … More Gracious and Comforting Words: God’s Interactions with the Nations (Zechariah 1:7-17)

The Importance of the Bible for Life and Ministry: An Interview

By David Prairie In October of 2021, I participated in a group discussion about the importance of the Bible for the work that God does both around the world in missions and in the lives of Christians on a daily basis. The discussion was led by my friend Scott Hicks, the Upper School Principal for … More The Importance of the Bible for Life and Ministry: An Interview

Podcast and Preaching Opportunities

I was recently a guest on The Missions Podcast answering questions about global theological training for pastors and students. You can watch or listen to our 33-minute conversation by visiting https://missionspodcast.com/podcast/a-pastoral-approach-to-theological-training/. The next two Sundays I will preach for Middle Valley Baptist Church just north of Chattanooga. The theme will be “The Mercy of God … More Podcast and Preaching Opportunities

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