Adam Hamilton is the founding pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas. He launched Church of the Resurrection with his wife and two children in 1990, and it has grown to become the largest United Methodist Church in the United States with an average weekend attendance of over 12,000.
He was named one of the “Ten people to watch in America’s spiritual landscape” by Religion and Ethics Newsweekly. For his work in racial reconciliation, Adam was awarded the Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award, as well as numerous other awards for community service.
Adam has written over 25 books, including: The Walk: Five Essential Practices of the Christian Life, When Christians Get it Wrong, Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White, Making Sense of the Bible, and Unafraid: Living with Courage and Hope in Uncertain Times.
Adam and his wife LaVon have been married for over 35 years and have two adult daughters and a granddaughter.
General Session 1: Thursday, 9/24, 10:00am CDT
General Session 4: Thursday, 9/24, 2:00pm CDT