About O. S. Hawkins
O. S. Hawkins, a native of Fort Worth, Texas, is a graduate of TCU (BBA) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv, PhD). He is Chancellor and Senior Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the former pastor of the historic First Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, and is President Emeritus of GuideStone Financial Resources, the world’s largest Christian-screened mutual fund serving 250,000 church workers and Christian university personnel with an asset base exceeding twenty billion dollars, where he served as President/CEO from 1997-2022.
Hawkins is the author of more than 50 books, including the best-selling Joshua Code and the entire Code series of devotionals published by HarperCollins/Thomas Nelson with sales of more than three million copies. Criswell:His Life and Times is the sequel to his previous book, In the Name of God: The Colliding Lives, Legends, and Legacies of J.Frank Norris and George W. Truett.
He preaches in churches and conferences across the nation. He is married to his wife, Susie, and has two daughters, two sons-in-law, and six grandchildren. Visit him at OSHawkins.com and follow him on Twitter @OSHawkins.
Dr. Hawkins is the author of more than 50 books including the best-selling “Code Series” with over two million in print, including The Joshua Code: 52 Scripture Verses every Believer Should Know, The Bible Code: Finding Jesus in Every Book in the Bible, The Christmas Code: Daily Devotionals Celebrating The Advent Season, and The Easter Code: A 40-Day Journey To The Cross.
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Books By O. S. Hawkins
Hawkins' books The Joshua Code: 52 Scripture Verses Every Believer Should Know, The Jesus Code: 52 Scripture Questions Every Believer Should Answer, The Pastor's Guide to Leading and Living, The James Code: 52 Scripture Principles for Putting Your Faith into Action, VIP: How to Influence with Vision, Integrity, and Purpose and The Daniel Code: Living Out Truth in a Culture That is Losing Its Way are available for sale through Amazon.com, BarnesandNoble.com and your local bookstore. All author's proceeds from the sale of these books benefit Mission:Dignity.