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.This Pastor's Guide with CD-ROM gives you the information and tools needed to expand the small-group study into a congregation-wide event that can reach beyond the classroom, beyond the sanctuary, and into the community, bringing new people into your church. It includes: Sermon starters Video excerpt PowerPoint presentation Sample letters to leaders Small-group helps Church newsletter articles Press releases Banner and poster/flyer Calendar and planning template Evaluation formsChristianity's Family Tree is a comprehensive program for reaching new people, creating interest, launching new small groups, and strengthening existing classes.
The study covers Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Lutheranism, Presbyterianism, Anglicanism, Baptists, Pentecostalism, and Methodism. With the introductory and concluding chapters, there are ten sessions. Each session has a video portion that features Hamilton’s sermons on these denominations and interviews with local church leaders.