David Joel Hamilton is the son of United Methodist missionaries in South America. He and his wife, Christine, pioneered the work of YWAM in Santiago, Chile, and the first School of Biblical Studies in Spanish in South America. He currently serves as the Vice President for Strategic Innovation in the University of the Nations and the Global Leadership Team of YWAM. David and Christine have four children.
David has served in YWAM for almost 30-years. During this time he has served in many different roles, including:
- The International Associate Provost of the University of the Nations.
- Assistant to the YWAM President.
- Member of the International Leadership Team of the U of N.
- Member of the Global Leadership Team of YWAM.
- Director of Training on the YWAM/University of the Nations, Kona campus.
David has given teaching available to all through the Podcast.