Donald L. Hamilton

Donald L. Hamilton, Professor Emeritus of Homiletics
Professor Emeritus of Homiletics

Dr. Hamilton served on the faculty of CIU’s Seminary & School of Ministry from 1982 until his retirement in 2013. He also served as Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program from 2009 until 2013. Before coming to Columbia, he served on the staff of Youth for Christ, as part-time instructor at Minnesota Bible College, and as pastor of congregations in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota. His first book, Homiletical Handbook, was published by Broadman in 1992 and remains in print. His second book, Preaching with Balance, was published in 2007.


  • DMin, Bethel Theological Seminary
  • MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
  • BA, Malone College