“With all the variety of Christian counseling today, it is not
always easy to find someone who is completely biblical,
and whose love for Christ and giftedness makes him
a passionate, effective counselor. Bob is all these things.”
Lawrence J. Crabb, Jr., Ph.D
Judy Hughes has a B.A. in Communications. Prior to becoming a full-time mom, she worked in public relations and as a correspondence assistant for Focus on the Family's Dr. James Dobson. Judy is a trained lay counselor and has enjoyed ministering to women through counseling, Bible Studies and support groups. Together with her husband, Bob, she directs Love Focused Ministries.
Judy enjoys writing, cooking, taking walks with Bob on the beach, and training their golden retriever, Abby. Bob and Judy have two married children and five grandchildren.
Bob Hughes was a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice for thirty years and currently practices as a coach for individuals and families. He is the founder of Love Focused Ministries in Laguna Hills, California. In his many years of practice, Bob has helped thousands of people grow spiritually through his counseling, writing and teaching ministry. Bob is passionate about helping people grow spiritually and uniquely gifted in applying the truths of God's word in simple, yet profound, life-changing ways.
Bob has been a popular speaker at conferences, seminars, marriage weekends, churches, retreats and radio programs. In addition, he has been an active church member and elder in various churches. He lives in Mission Viejo, California with his wife, Judy.
As the Minister of Counseling for a local church for seven years, he was the founder and director of the church's community counseling center. He has had extensive experience in training and supervising Christian professionals and lay therapists. A very rewarding aspect of his ministry has been the many opportunities to work with pastors, missionaries, Christian leaders, and elder boards in providing counsel, encouragement and support to them and to their ministries.
"This is the best description I have read on how a relationship with God can truly change us.”
Pastor Bevan Unrau
Huntington Beach, CA