David Hughes (televangelist)
The topic of this article may not meet Wikitia's general notability guideline.
|Add a Photo|
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
|Occupation||Senior Pastor at Church by the Glades|
David Hughes is an American pastor, televangelist, and public keynote speaker. He is the senior pastor of the Church by The Glades, a Baptist multi-cultural megachurch located in South Florida, where Hughes has served since 1998.
David Hughes was born in Charleston, West Virginia. When he was 3 years old, his family moved to Broward County, Florida. Hughes graduated from Baylor University with a B.A degree in religion. He then attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received an M.A degree in theology.
David Hughes was a minister of the Flamingo Road Church for 3 years before he joined Church by the Glades (formerly Coral Baptist) in 1998. During his ministry, the small church has significantly increased its weekly attendance to more than 9000 memebers, by 2009. The church has been extensively involved in community activity including educational classes, charities, donations and volunteer work. David Hughes has been a harsh critic of ongoing violence, speaking publicly against mass shootings and calling for national unity.
Pastor David Hughes was quick to adapt church services during Covid-19 quarantine by following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines with regard to public safety and health concerns. Beginning in March, 2020, CBG church activities were virtual, with most religious observances and notable Christian events, including Easter Holiday, being aired via television, radio  and other media channels.
David Hughes is married to Lisa Hughes. They have 3 children: Charlie, Victoria and Zane.
- Patch: Floridians Celebrate Virtual Easter Amid 19,895 Coronavirus Cases
- Church by The Glades Podcasts
- TrentonTrib: Florida pastor will keynote this year’s Prayer Breakfast
- Outreach magazine: Bringing in the Broken: Church by the Glades (by Leslie Moses; November 17, 2014)
- Baptist Press: Pastor baptizes son, several hundred others
- GoodNews: Pushing the envelope and saving souls
- GoodNewsFlorida: In Profile: Pastor David Hughes of Church by the Glades
- Florida Baptist Convention: Fastest-Growing, Largest Churches: Who Made The List?
- Glades Christian Academy
- Local10News: Volunteers credited for helping grow megachurches
- Parkland Talk: Good Samaritan Gifts Parkland Neighbors with Free Toilet Paper
- Tapinto: Coral Springs Church Giving Away Free Toilet Paper on Friday
- CBS Miami: Victims Of Parkland Shooting Honored As Thousands Attend Evening Prayer Service
- Fact&Trends: IN MASS SHOOTINGS, WHO WINS?
- SOUTH FLORIDA CHURCHES RESPOND TO DOUGLAS SHOOTING, CALL FOR UNITY
- Player FM: Church by the Glades
- South Florida Family Life: Offering Hope Online: Live Services Connect Congregations
- Church by The Glades' official website
- David Hughes' official website
This article "David Hughes (televangelist)" is from Wikipedia. The list of its authors can be seen in its historical. Articles taken from Draft Namespace on Wikipedia could be accessed on Wikipedia's Draft Namespace.