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Christianity's Family Tree: Leader's Guide

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Inin this study,Adam Hamilton presents a generous, inspiring vision of eight Christian denominations and faith traditions. Comparing the Christian family to our own extended families, he contends that each denomination has a unique, valuable perspective to offer on the Christian faith.

The traditions included in this eight-week video-and-print study are Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Baptists, Pentecostalism, and Methodism. For each group, ...

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Overview

Inin this study,Adam Hamilton presents a generous, inspiring vision of eight Christian denominations and faith traditions. Comparing the Christian family to our own extended families, he contends that each denomination has a unique, valuable perspective to offer on the Christian faith.

The traditions included in this eight-week video-and-print study are Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Baptists, Pentecostalism, and Methodism. For each group, Hamilton gives a brief history, outlines major beliefs, and describes some things we can learn from that tradition to strengthen our own Christian faith. As part of the study, he interviews a religious leader from each tradition.

This Leader’s Guide includes:

  • Flexible session formats, to accommodate shorter or longer meeting times
  • Helpful hints for facilitating group sessions
  • Step-by-step session plans for each week, including goals, prayers, Scripture, discussion questions, activities, key insights, notable quotes, and leader “extras”
  • Reproducible handouts for participants to take home and use during the week

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780687466719
  • Publisher: Abingdon Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Edition description: Leaders Gu
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,005,384
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Adam Hamilton is senior pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas, one of the fastest growing, most highly visible churches in the country. The Church Report named Hamilton’s congregation the most influential mainline church in America, and he preached at the National Prayer Service as part of the presidential inauguration festivities in 2013. Hamilton is the best-selling and award-winning author of The Journey, The Way, 24 Hours that Changed the World, Enough, When Christians Get it Wrong, and Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White, all published by Abingdon Press.
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Table of Contents


How to Use This Leader's Guide     5
Orthodoxy     11
Catholicism     22
Lutheranism     32
Presbyterianism     43
Anglicanism     54
Baptists     65
Pentecostalism     75
Methodism     85
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