Howard Hendricks, longtime faculty member at Dallas Theological Seminary and prolific Christian author, passed away today.
Despite authoring 18 books and preaching around the world in more than 80 countries, Hendricks was perhaps best known for his influence on other Christian leaders, as several count him as their mentor, including Chuck Swindoll, Tony Evans, Joseph Stowell and David Jeremiah.
Hendricks played an important role in the development of The Cove. In the early stages, he met with Jerry Miller, longtime executive director of The Cove. During the hours of discussion, Hendricks laid the foundation for what a training center should be, reinforcing what God had lai d on Billy Graham's heart -- that The Cove would train people in God's Word to win others for Christ. The only textbook for such a place would be the Bible.
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SOURCE: Albany Tribune