Dr. Pratt was born in Minneapolis during his father's final year as an M.Div. student at Central Seminary, and he trusted in Christ at an early age. He married Elaine in 1986, and God has blessed them with four children: Sarah, Emily, Christa, and Joshua. Prior to his ministry at Eden Baptist, he served as the Assistant Pastor at Chisago Lakes Baptist Church from 1988-1993 and as an associate professor of Bible at Maranatha Baptist Bible College from 1996-2000. Dr. Pratt is a member of the Evangelical Theological Society. His personal interests include reading, playing soccer and other sports, and spending time with his wife and children.
Vice President of Academic Affairs
Professor of New Testament, 2008-
Part-time Professor in New Testament, 2006-2008
Adjunct Professor, 1990-93, 2000-2006
Elder at Eden Baptist Church, 2008-
Associate Pastor at Eden Baptist Church, 2000-2008
B.A., Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
M.Div., Th.M., Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Ph.D., Dallas Theological Seminary
Dr. Pratt has authored several articles in a variety of journals.
- "The Relationship Between Justification and Spiritual Fruit in Romans 5-8" Themelios 34 (2009): 162-78
- "Infant Baptism or Believer's Baptism" Sola Scriptura 7 (2007): 54-66
- "The Husband of One Wife" Sola Scriptura 4 (2004): 93-104
- "Dispensational Sanctification: A Misnomer" DBSJ (Fall 2003): 1-14