She Wields Her Weapons Too

I got to see the battle-front, She stayed to fight at home. The enemy I saw at work, She didn’t get to roam. I smelt the smoke and saw the flames, She took care of our kids. The fray I joined with the s-word of God, Some more homeschool she did. I got to see […]

Study Guides for “God’s Indwelling Presence”

As I noted yesterday, my book God’s Indwelling Presence is summarized in about 1,000 words over at The Gospel Coalition. For a summary in about 5,000 words, see this article. Amazon Marketplace has copies of the book for $5. Have you thought about working through this book with others at your church? Some students pursuing […]

Praise God for True Religion at Kenwood (James 1:27)

I remember hearing John Hannah say at DTS: There are two things that you need to learn at seminary. First, the Bible is God’s word. Second, the Bible is the tool God uses to conform his people to the image of the Lord Jesus. To see God’s word at work in the hearts and lives […]

Interview with Dan Born, New Pastor at Believers Church, Hannibal, MO

I first met Dan Born when he was a student at SWBTS Houston, and he and his wife Jenn were also members at Baptist Church of the Redeemer there. He left Houston to study at SBTS, then when the Lord moved the Hamiltons back to Louisville, the Borns were still here. Soon after the Lord […]

Interview with Jason Skaer: From Pro Basketball to the Pastorate

You never know who is sitting in your class. When I was teaching at SWBTS Houston, I had the privilege of teaching Jason Skaer. It’s been an even greater privilege to see our friendship grow over the last few years, and he was kind enough to answer some questions about his conversion, how basketball (Oklahoma […]

The Latest Issue of JBMW

The latest issue of JBMW has appeared. Tom Schreiner has an important review of Philip Barton Payne’s new book, and a sermon that I preached a few years ago at Northwestern College (Minneapolis, MN) in their Chapel has been published. Every item in the table of the contents looks like an interesting read: Denny Burk Editorial […]

Chris Castaldo’s Holy Ground

There are loads of Roman Catholics here in Louisville. Our neighbors on both sides of us are Roman Catholic, so I’m thrilled to see the publication of Chris Castaldo’s Holy Ground: Walking with Jesus as a Former Roman Catholic. I would commend this book to anyone interested in seeing the gospel believed by Roman Catholics. […]

Revelation 9-12, Four Recent Sermons

It has been my privilege to be preaching through the book of Revelation, and here are my four most recent sermons at Kenwood Baptist Church: 10-11-2009 – Revelation 12:1-17 The Seed of the Woman Versus the Seed of the Serpent 09-20-2009 – Revelation 11:1-19 Bearing Witness til Kingdom Come 09-13-2009 – Revelation 10:1-11 Eat This […]

Tom Schreiner’s Sermon from This Morning

My mentor, Dr. Tom Schreiner, preached a sermon this morning at Kenwood Baptist Church to install me as pastor there. It was a strong word from 1 Timothy 4:10-16. May the Lord seal it to my heart and bless you with it: 1 Timothy 4:10-16, Tom Schreiner: Installation Service for Jim Hamilton

Two Months of Sundays at Kenwood Baptist Church

In God’s mercy and kindness I have been called as the (bi-vocational) preaching pastor at Kenwood Baptist Church here in Louisville. As noted earlier, I’m thinking a lot about the book of Revelation these days, which influences the selection of the sermon series I’ll begin, Lord willing, on Sunday. Below is what can be expected […]