Dr. Adam Hughes

 Dr. Adam HughesDean of Chapel and Director of The Adrian Rogers Center for Expository Preaching
Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching
Director, Mentoring Programs in Pastoral Ministries

Office: Dean of Chapel Office
Office Phone: 504-282-4455, ext. 8443
E-Mail: ahughes@nobts.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Major - Expository Preaching, Minor - New Testament, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2013)
  • M.Div, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (2006)
  • B.A. in Speech Communication, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (2001)

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Expository Preaching, NOBTS, 2016-present
  • Interim Division Chairman, Pastoral Ministries Division, NOBTS, January 2019-July 2019
  • Visiting Professor, Logos College of Theology Trivandrum, Kerala, India June 2018
  • Adjunct Professor, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2008-2012

Ministry Experience

  • Interim and Bivocational Pastor, Red Bluff Baptist Church, Folsom, LA, 2017-Present
  • Pastor, First Baptist Church West Albuquerque, Albuquerque, NM, 2013-2016
  • Pastor, West Baptist Church, Batesville, AR, 2011-2013
  • Church Planter and Pastor, RidgeCrest Baptist Church, Abilene, TX, 2009-2011
  • Pastor, First Baptist Church, Chico, TX, 2005-2008
  • Pastor, Rock Creek Road Baptist Church, Mineral Wells, TX, 2004-2005
  • Pastor, Greenlee Baptist Church, Pine Bluff, AR, 2000-2003
  • Summer Worship Speaker and Project Coordinator, World Changers (NAMB), 2002-2008

Publications

Monographs and Book Contributions

  • “The Soul of the Evangelistic Expository Sermon: From Broadus and Criswell to Rogers and Kelley.” In Engage: Tools for Contemporary Evangelism. A Festschrift presented upon the Retirement of Dr. Charles S. “Chuck” Kelley Jr. in honor of His Life and Work. Pending publication with Iron Stream Media, edited by Craig Price.
  • “Integrating Discipleship and Ministry Leadership in Your Preaching.” In Together We Equip: Integrating Discipleship and Ministry Leadership for Holistic Spiritual Formation, 77–91. Edited by Jody Dean and Hal Stewart. Bloomington: Westbow Press, 2018.
  • “Leadership in the Small Church.” In Small Church, Excellent Ministry: A Guidebook for Pastors, 83–97. Edited by Jeffrey Farmer. Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2017.

Articles, Book Reviews, and Blogs

  • “My Top 3 Tips for Preaching Old Testament Prophecy.” Geaux Therefore Blog, April 22, 2019. https://www.nobts.edu/geauxtherefore/articles/2019/Top-3-Tips-Preaching-Old-Testament-Prophecy.html.
  • “The Role of Academic Theology in the Life of the Pastor.” Preaching Source Blog, March 15, 2019. http://preachingsource.com/blog/the-role-of-academic-theology-in-the-life-of-the-pastor/.
  • Book Review. Ronnie W. Rogers, The Vulgarization of Christ’s Church: Combating Progressivisms Damning Influence upon Christian Thinking and Preaching, In Journal for Baptist Theology and Ministry 15, no. 1. (2018): 157–59. Available online at http://baptistcenter.net/journals/ JBTM_15-1 _Spring_2018.pdf.
  • “Great Commission Preaching: How Matthew 28 Should Influence Preaching.” Theological Matters Blog, August 1, 2017. https://theologicalmatters.com /2017/08/01/great-commission-preaching-how-matthew-28-should-influence-preaching/.
  • “Preaching Christ: What Jesus Said about the Kingdom of God.” Preaching Source Blog, February 17, 2017. http://preachingsource.com/blog/preaching-christ-the-kingdom-of-god/.
  • Dissertation Abstract. “An Intentional Philosophy of Preaching: An Examination of the Relationship between William Perkins’s Homiletic Method and Doctrine of Revelation.” Southwestern Journal of Theology, vol. 56.2 (Spring 2014), 304.
  • Book Review. Michael Pasquarello III, Christian Preaching: A Trinitarian Theology of Proclamation (Grand Rapids: Baker Academics, 2006), In Southwestern Journal of Theology, vol. 50.1 (Fall 2007), 123–24.
  • Author. Preaching, Leadership, and Pastoral Ministry Blog, Adam L. Hughes (Personal Website). https://adamlhughes.com. Ongoing.

Dissertaion

  • “An Intentional Philosophy of Preaching: An Examination of the Relationship between William Perkins’s Homiletic Method and Doctrine of Revelation.” Ph.D. diss., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 2013.

Preaching Engagements, Conferences, Chapels, and Special Engagements

  • Guest, “How Adrian Rogers Led,” Answering the Call Podcast at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, May 2, 2019
  • Breakout Session Leader, “Being a Generation that Influences Generations,” Senior Fest. New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. New Orleans, LA, April 5, 2019
  • Plenary Session Speaker, “The Life, Ministry, and Preaching of William Perkins,” Mardi Gras Outreach. Declaring the Truth Ministries. New Orleans, LA, March 4-5, 2019
  • Trinity Baptist College Chapel, Jacksonville, Fl., February 22, 2019
  • Breakout Session Leader, “Spiritual Warfare and Your Family,” Winning Spiritual Warfare Men’s Conference. First Baptist Church Mandeville. Mandeville, LA, February 8–9, 2019
  • Guest, “Preaching Magazine Interview” with Michael Duduit, Evangelical Homiletics Society at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, October, 2018
  • Annual Sermons, Clear Creek Baptist Association Annual Meeting. Mulberry First Baptist Church. Mulberry, AR, October 16, 2018
  • Speaker, “Preaching Biblical Narratives.” Preaching Pre-Conference, Clear Creek Baptist Association. Mulberry First Baptist Church. Mulberry, AR, October 16, 2018
  • Speaker, “How to Go from Text to Sermon.” Preaching Pre-Conference, Clear Creek Baptist Association. Mulberry First Baptist Church. Mulberry, AR, October 15, 2018
  • Speaker, Foundations. Fall Youth Retreat, First Baptist Covington. Amite, LA, October 5-6, 2018
  • Main Session Leader, “Self-Serve: Discovering, Understanding, and Applying God’s Word for Yourself.” Foundations. Fall Youth Retreat, First Baptist Covington. Amite, LA, October 5-6, 2018
  • Breakout Session Leader, “How to Get the Text Right in Your Preaching,” E4 Preaching Conference. First Baptist Church Pineville. Pineville, LA, September 11, 2018
  • Guest Preacher, Bharat Bible Church: Kunnathukal, Kerala, India. June 24, 2018
  • Breakout Session Leader, “Being a Man That Leaves a Spiritual Legacy at Home,” Charge Men’s Conference. First Baptist Church Mandeville. Mandeville, LA, April 27–28, 2018
  • Speaker, Joint DNOW Weekend: First Baptist Folsom. Folsom, LA, February 16-17, 2018
  • Co-Host, “Empowering the Pulpit: Engaging the Culture” Preaching Conference: New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, January 29–31, 2018
  • Breakout Session Leader, “The Role of The Text in Doctrinal Preaching,” “Empowering the Pulpit: Engaging the Culture” Preaching Conference: New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, January 29–31, 2018
  • Breakout Session Leader, “The Role of The Text in Apologetic Preaching,” Defend the Faith, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, January 8–12, 2018
  • Breakout Session Leader, “The Role of Audience Analysis in Apologetic Preaching,” Defend the Faith, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, January 8–12, 2018
  • Guest Panelist, Community Outreach Event, First Baptist Church, Picayune, MS, July 25, 2017
  • Instructor, Preview Weekend Class, “Text-Driven Preaching,” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, March 23–25, 2017
  • Guest, “Preaching Interview: Adam Hughes,” Preaching Source Podcast, School of Preaching at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, TX, February 14, 2017
  • Breakout Session Leader, Southwestern SBC Pastors’ Conference Colloquium, Fort Worth, TX, February 6–7, 2017
  • Instructor, Preview Weekend class, “Text-Driven Preaching,” New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, LA, October 27–28, 2016.
  • Convention Sermon, Baptist Convention of New Mexico Annual Meeting, Ruidoso, NM, October 2015
  • Annual Sermon, Central Baptist Association, Albuquerque, NM, October 2014
  • Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary Chapel, April 2014
  • Plenary Speaker, Expository Preaching Conference, Vern Charette Ministries, Stilwell, OK, February 2009
  • Guest Preacher, Multiple Revivals and DNows, 2000-present

Research Interest

  • Text-Driven Preaching
  • The Integration of Expository and Evangelistic Preaching
  • Theology/Philosophy of Preaching
  • Genre-Sensitive Preaching
  • History of Preaching
  • Pauline Interpretation
  • Pastoral Leadership/Leadership in Smaller Membership Churches

Professional Memberships

  • Evangelical Theological Society
  • Evangelical Homiletics Society

Personal Website

  • www.adamlhughes.com
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