Dr. Hamilton has led multi-million dollar faith-based nonprofits, served local churches as a lead pastor and interim, helped start new churches, and provided his expertise as a church consultant to numerous congregations.
Jim is a featured speaker at Christian conferences, writer in Christian publications, and inspirational speaker for numerous faith-based organizations. He coaches and disciples ministry leaders in AK and around the globe. He is certified through CoachNet Global and and a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
Jim has impacted the business sector mentoring entrepreneurs to their first million in revenue, coaching executives, and consulting with companies around professional and organizational development.
Dr. Hamilton has earned degrees from Wayland Baptist University, Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary, and Bethany Divinity College and Seminary. Jim has been married to his high school sweetheart Lisa for almost 40 years. He's dad to 5 grown children and "Papa" to 11 grand kids.
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Dr. Hamilton has more than 30 years of experience as a vocational minister serving in local churches and para-church organizations. Jim served as a pastor/planter in Alaska and Indiana for a total of 14 years. Early in his ministry he and Lisa were house parents for Baptist Children’s Homes for a total of 5 years.
Jim was Executive Director at Dakota Baptist Convention for 8 years, Executive Director for a 100+ church network in Southeast Texas for 4 years, and is now Executive Director at Arctic Barnabas Ministries in Kenai, Alaska.
Dr. Hamilton has worked as a paid professional coach for 10+ years in the areas of executive, leadership and business coaching. As a consultant, Jim works with companies around organizational development.
Jim is a Birkman Certified Professional and ICF member. He delivers the Birkman Method Assessment within organizations and companies to develop and enhance human capital. Jim is also a business owner for 6+ years developing a commercial cleaning business in Southeast Texas, a marketing services shop, and Brothers’ Cafe in Kenai, AK.