Dr. Adam Hughes

 Dr. Adam Hughes

Dr. Adam Hughes

Dean 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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