24 Hours That Changed the World - Expanded Paperback Edition
Explores the profound, life-changing impact the last day of Jesus's life had on human history.
Newly released in paperback, Adam Hamilton guides us, step by step, through the last 24 hours of Jesus' life in his popular, heartbreaking, and inspiring book.
No single event in human history has received more attention than the suffering and crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. In this book, Hamilton will help you experience and understand the significance of Jesus' suffering and death like never before. He retraces the day that changed human history in his usual straightforward yet easy, conversational style that speaks to both long-time Christians and those who are simply curious about the story of Christ's crucifixion.
This new edition includes devotions for each chapter and travel notes from Adam's trip to the Holy Lands. Support materials include Leader Guide, a DVD, materials for all ages of Youth and Children's Ministries, plus many more resources.
About 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 Creed, Half Truths, The Call, The Journey, The Way, 24 Hours That Changed the World, John, Revival, Not a Silent Night, Enough, When Christians Get It Wrong,andSeeing Gray in a World of Black and White, all published by Abingdon Press. Learn more about Adam Hamilton at AdamHamilton.com.
Praise for 24 Hours That Changed the World
"Adam Hamilton combines biblical story, historical detail, theological analysis, spiritual insight, and pastoral warmth to retell the narrative of Jesus' last and greatest hours." - Leith Anderson, author of The Jesus Revolution
"Adam Hamilton's 24 Hours That Changed the World delivers solid scholarship describing how the day of Christ's crucifixion unfolded. It also suggests that our response to Christ's work â€“ when it appears evil has the upper hand â€“ can be one of courageous hope and great courage. Read this book!" - Mark Beeson, Lead Pastor of Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana
"Adam Hamilton is, in my opinion, a national treasure. He embodies the kind of generous orthodoxy so many of us have been dreaming of and praying for." - Brian McLaren, author of A New Kind of Christian