|'Pursuit of Holiness' author Jerry Bridges dies|
|Written by Taylor Berglund|
|Monday, 07 March 2016 04:35 PM America/New_York|
Jerry Bridges, best-selling author and 60-year member of The Navigators ministry, died Sunday, March 6, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from heart failure. He was 86.
Bridges was best known as the author of The Pursuit of Holiness (NavPress), his first book that sold more than 1 million copies. Most of his nearly 20 books, including Trusting God, Respectable Sins and The Practice of Godliness, were published by NavPress. NavPress will release his final book, The Blessing of Humility, posthumously in June. He won two Gold Medallion awards from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association: The Discipline of Grace (NavPress) and I Will Follow You, O God (WaterBrook Press).