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

When Pre-field Ministry makes you feel like George Bailey

By David Prairie My wife (Brandi) and I love the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” The main protagonist, George Bailey (played by Jimmy Stewart), is one of the most admirable characters I’ve ever come across in a film. He’s not perfect, which makes him especially relatable. At various points he’s sarcastic, selfish, angry, hateful, condescending, … More When Pre-field Ministry makes you feel like George Bailey