Bren Hughes

Becoming God's Instrument

A fierce contender for my all-time favorite prayer is one that's frequently attributed to the 13th century friar St. Francis of Assisi. According to Wikipedia, ...

Thirsting for God

The first eight verses of Psalm 63 shake me every time I read them. The heading from the Hebrew text says, "A Psalm of David, when he was in the Wilderness of J...

Bren Hughes

An attorney born in Nashville, Bren Hughes writes about spiritual growth, worship, biblical interpretation, and putting scripture into practice. His writing resonates most with people in spiritual transition who love Jesus, are open to experiencing the Spirit, and who rely on the authority of Scripture. A former campus minister, DJ, rock singer/guitarist, Wal-Mart department manager, and state Supreme Court judicial clerk, Bren (M.A., M.Div., J.D.) currently works as an attorney for the federal government’s judicial department in eastern Kentucky. He recently chronicled his spiritual journey in his book Heaven’s Muscle, which doubles as a biblical theology of the Holy Spirit (see In his spare time, he blogs, writes articles for academic law journals, and records music with his talented wife. The Hugheses have three young sons, plus backyard chickens. Bren invites you to his blog at Follow him @brenhughes.