Dr. Jim Hamilton

Pastor of Preaching

Pastor Jim and his family have been at Kenwood since 2009. He and his wife, Jill, are blessed with five children: Jake, Jed, Luke, Evie and Isaiah. Jim also serves as Professor of Biblical Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to coming to Louisville, he was Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Houston, Texas and was the preaching pastor at Baptist Church of the Redeemer.



B.A. University of Arkansas

Th.M. Dallas Theological Seminary

Ph.D. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary


Books & Contributions

Song of Songs: A Biblical-Theological, Allegorical, Christological Interpretation

With the Clouds of Heaven: The Book of Daniel in Biblical Theology

Ezra and Nehemiah, Christ Centered Exposition

What Is Biblical Theology? A Guide to the Bible’s Story, Symbolism, and Patterns

The Bible’s Big Story: Salvation History for Kids

Revelation: The Spirit Speaks to the Churches (Preaching the Word)

God's Glory in Salvation through Judgment: A Biblical Theology

God’s Indwelling Presence: The Ministry of the Holy Spirit in the Old and New Testaments



Website // jimhamilton.info

Email // jamesmerrillhamilton@gmail.com