I have always enjoyed R. Kent Hughes and his writings. This is a 2001 Crossway book thta had escaped my notice. As is typical of Hughes, he takes the reader through an examination of thoughts and motives to being godly. The chapters are simple, relationships, soul, character, ministry, and discipline. The book is full of […]
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Book Author: Hughes, Kent
Dan Lucarini’s Reading List Editor’s Note: My friendship with Dan Lucarini began after I read his book and arranged to have lunch with him in Denver. Not only did I discover that we had much in common in our views of church music, I was immediately taken by Dan’s humility with what God has done […]
Set Apart: calling a worldly church to a...
Hughes is the author of the very popular book, Liberating the Ministry from the Success Syndrome. In this book he shows his affinity to John Piper’s proposal of Desiring God as a passionate pursuit. He gives valuable help to the pastor in delineating the importance of moral absolutes and standards in one’s life and church. […]
Liberating Ministry from the Success Syn...
What a refreshing book to find now (it was written in 1987) in the midst of a flood of materials pushing us into the success syndrome! This is one of those books from which you will say, ‘‘I wish I had said that.’’ Even if you just read part one which describes the authors’ rise […]