Adam Hamilton

Preaching Controversial Issues

  • Article
  • Posted on March 21st, 2014

When preaching on controversial issues, preachers must decide whether the aim is to influence their hearers, or simply to irritate them. The latter is easy, requires no skill, and …

By This Author

Refine Your Results
  • Media type
  1. The Conscience of a Spouse

    Blog The Conscience of a Spouse

    While [Pilate] was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent word to him, “Have nothing to do with that innocent man, for today I have suffered a great deal because of a…

  2. The Trivialization of Sex

    Article The Trivialization of Sex

    Churches don’t often spend a lot of time reminding people of the beauty and importance of sexual intimacy. Conversely, society tends to trivialize and cheapen it. People…

  3. Inaugural Prayer Service Sermon

    Video Inaugural Prayer Service Sermon

    Here's Adam Hamilton's full sermon from the Inaugural Prayer Service last Tuesday at the Washington National Cathedral.

  4. The Way

    Video The Way

    Travel with Adam Hamilton as he retraces the life and ministry of Jesus Christ. Using historical information, archaeological data, and stories of the faith, Hamilton follows in…

  5. What If Judas Had Waited?

    Blog What If Judas Had Waited?

    When Judas, his betrayer, saw that Jesus was condemned, he repented and brought back the thirty pieces of silver to the chief priests and the elders. He said, “I have sinned …

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
  6. »
Adam Hamilton

About This Author

Adam Hamilton is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. He grew up in the Kansas City area. He earned a B.A. degree in Pastoral Ministry from Oral Roberts University and a Master of Divinity Degree from Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University.

The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection has grown from four people in 1990 to more than 16,000 adult members with an average weekly worship attendance of more than 8,600 in 2011. The church was listed as the most influential mainline church in America in a 2005 survey of American pastors.

Adam has been married 30 years to LaVon. They have two grown daughters.

Find me on...

By This Author

  • Final Words From the Cross Leader's Guide
  • Confronting the Controversies - Adobe Edition
  • Forgiveness - eBook
  • Christianity and World Religions

Show all

Twitter Feed