Selwyn Hughes: My Story
An extended edition of Selwyn Hughes's best-selling autobiography, this book features two additional chapters describing the remarkable events of the last 18 months of his life. With additional photos and a CD of Selwyn speaking at the 40th anniversary of...
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An extended edition of Selwyn Hughes's best-selling autobiography, this book features two additional chapters describing the remarkable events of the last 18 months of his life. With additional photos and a CD of Selwyn speaking at the 40th anniversary of CWR,(Crusade for World Revival) this book is a must-buy for everyone who loved Selwyn through his writings or his ministry. (Selwyn died in January 2006.)
His autobiography, reveals Selwyn the author, speaker and counsellor, and the passion, tactics and faith that carried him through 50 remarkable years of ministry. Millions have heard of Every Day With Jesus together with the name of the man closely associated with a host of other enormously successful projects.
He was naturally a private person and his book tells of God's love, grace and strength in upholding him through the sad and tragic deaths of his wife and both sons and his ongoing battle with cancer. Selwyn's story proudly salutes God, colleagues and the millions around the world who have warmly received his ministry - "my heart is overflowing with gratitude to a loving Heavenly Father."
With refreshing openness MY STORY traces Selwyn's life from childhood and conversion in the Welsh valleys through numerous God-contrived twists and turns as pastor, itinerate evangelist, writer and trainer. The book tells how CWR (Crusade for World Revival) grew into a respected worldwide Christian organisation and training centre.
Lord Carey commented that, "Selwyn Hughes had made a major contribution to worldwide Christianity through his attractive spirituality and commitment to Scripture. This book reveals the humble man behind the Christian leader. It is a story that will encourage and bless."
As Selwyn's story gathers pace readers will eagerly turn the pages as they follow the exploits of this pioneering, even adventurous Christian leader, who seems to have been in at the start of almost everything significant in Church life in the UK in the last five decades.
MY STORY transcends its author, recording as it does a slice of recent Church history.
This expanded version of Selwyn Hughes' autobiography, My Story, will be welcomed by many, not least those who have followed the founder of CWR through his daily devotional Every Day with Jesus. With refreshing candour, Selwyn traces his story from his Welsh roots to his conversion and call to the ministry, and his experiences as a pastor, itinerant evangelist and pioneer in the Christian counsellor training field. Selwyn recalls the growth of CWR into a respected worldwide Christian organisation and bares his heart in telling of God's love, grace and strength, upholding him through the loss of family members and in his battle with cancer. This new edition includes additional photographs and two new chapters, written by Selwyn's biographer, John Peters, outlining the final 18 months of Selwyn's life, until his death in January 2006. It closes with a moving tribute to Selwyn's life and faith the thanksgiving service held in Westminster Central Hall. Features and Benefits Additional chapters and photographs The eagerly awaited story told by the man himself Inspirational and uplifting whilst being open and honest The enthralling story of a life devoted to revival Selwyn Hughes final public address on CD
An extended editionof Selwyn Hughes' best-selling autobiography, this book is a must-read for everyone who loved Selwyn's writings or his speaking ministry. It features two additional chapters written by John Peters, describing the remarkable events of the last 18 months of Selwyn's life.
Selwyn Hughes died on 9 January 2006 ending a ministry that spanned more than four decades, in which he uniquely combined the roles of writer, pastor, counsellor and teacher. He also founded CWR (Crusade for World Revival), an international organisation that has spearheaded the training of Christian counsellors, leaders and workers and that continues to produce Christian resources, including the bestselling dated devotional Every Day with Jesus. Selwyn also authored dozens of other bestselling books, including Christ Empowered Living, The 7 Laws of Spiritual Success and his autobiography My Story.