Adam Hamilton

Adam Hamilton

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.

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Resources

24 Hours That Changed the World

24 Hours That Changed the World

Christianity and World Religions

Christianity and World Religions

When Christians Get It Wrong (Revised)

When Christians Get It Wrong (Revised)

Enough, Revised and Updated

Enough, Revised and Updated

Articles

‘Revival’ live webcast

By Shane Raynor, Adam Hamilton
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Revival

By Adam Hamilton
John Wesley's message and his faith continue to speak to 21st-century Christians—calling for a revival of our hearts and souls so that our world might be changed.Join Adam… read more

Inaugural Prayer Service Sermon

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

Altar Call: Yes or No?

By Adam Hamilton
I would like to offer a word of challenge to preachers on both sides of the theological spectrum regarding the “altar call.” Some of you come from a tradition that… read more

God and the Tornadoes

By Adam Hamilton
The devastation left in the wake of last Wednesday night’s tornadoes is mind numbing. Mile after mile of homes, businesses, and schools obliterated; over 340 men, women and… read more

The Logic of Hell

By Adam Hamilton
When I’ve suggested in the past that there might be Hindus in heaven, some of my conservative friends have found the idea unsettling. In what follows I’d like to… read more
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