DTS Magazine

Bible
Dec 1, 2018
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Telescope of Greatness and the Microscope of Grace He makes the barren woman abide in the house as a joyful mother of children. (Psalm 113:9, NASB) There is a Christmas connection that threads from Hannah and her hymn over...

DTS Magazine is the official publication of Dallas Theological Seminary. It serves our students, alumni, donors, and friends by offering articles rich in biblical and theological exposition, telling the stories of how God is working through DTS students and alumni, and updating our friends on God's work at DTS and around the world.

Campus News
Nov 26, 2018
Introducing our Advisory Council to the President for Unity, Diversity, and Community. FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Dear Dallas Theological Seminary Family,I am pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Council to the President for Unity, Diversity, and...
Book Excerpts
Nov 23, 2018
Elizabeth M. OatesElizabeth M. Oates
Mending Broken Branches: When God Reclaims Your Dysfunctional Family Tree The television blared in the background of an otherwise quiet home. I was only nine years old and not yet a Christ-follower. My hardworking, single mother sat on her bed paying...
Ministry
Nov 16, 2018
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Handle Failure? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Ministry
Nov 9, 2018
French A. JonesFrench A. Jones
Self Care: Enjoy the Rivers of Flowing Water Usually, when we think of ministering to others, it is out of the overflow of our lives. What usually motivates us is the abundance of joy in the Lord and a desire to be used by...
Campus News
Nov 8, 2018
Two DTS Students Named 2018-2019 William N. Garrison Faith-and-Work Research Fellows by The Hendricks Center Natasha Browne and Dave Peters, both students at Dallas Theological Seminary in the master of theology program, are the distinguished recipients of the 2018-2019 William N....
Ministry
Nov 2, 2018
Beth BarronBeth Barron
Serving the World in a City: Alumni Profile of Cameron Mullens Cameron Mullens (ThM, 2011) paces across a room in a worn, weathered church building. He gestures and scrawls on the whiteboard in front of more than a hundred students. Women with...
Campus News
Oct 29, 2018
Presidential Search Committee Formed DTS Board Announces the Formation of a Presidential Search Committee During the Board of Incorporate Members meeting on October 26, 2018, Dr. Mark L. Bailey announced his...
Campus News
Oct 29, 2018
President Mark L. Bailey, Ph.D. Announces Future Retirement Date FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Dear Dallas Theological Seminary Family, On Friday, October 26 in my report to the Seminary Board I announced my future retirement plans as...
Campus News
Oct 24, 2018
New Chapel and Student Life Building Coming Soon DTS Begins $13.5 million New Chapel & Student Life Building Project In 2013, Chafer Chapel was closed in order to allow for the renovation of Davidson and Stearns Halls as...
Spiritual Life
Oct 19, 2018
Jennifer RothJennifer Roth
I Got an "A" in Trauma I’ve gone through some dark seasons in my life. Hardship and heartache have evolved into uninvited companions who have stayed far longer than I would have ever chosen....
Bible
Oct 12, 2018
Linda M. MartenLinda M. Marten
Freedom from Our Condemning Hearts Everywhere we turn, we compare ourselves—we look, measure, evaluate, and then rank ourselves—with others around us. If we’re honest, we can unfailingly find someone who stirs...
Ministry
Oct 5, 2018
Wayne BraudrickWayne Braudrick
God's Wonders in the Place of Darkness “I would give about anything to not have to say what I am about to tell you.” The speaker was our family physician, a friend of twenty years, and the conversation occurred six...
Bible
Sep 28, 2018
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Dark Corners of Our Praises In his exposition of Psalm 88, Spurgeon wrote, “The mind can descend far lower than the body, for it, there are bottomless pits. The flesh can bear only a certain number of...
Campus News
Sep 27, 2018
Dallas Theological Seminary Response to the Dallas Morning News Article on Warnshuis Victim Lawsuit   In August 2001, when Jon Warnshuis’ crimes of abuse first came to light, Dallas Theological Seminary was shocked and deeply concerned by the news. Mostly though, we...
Campus News
Sep 21, 2018
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2018 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | Gary DeSalvo Thirty-seven years ago a group of ordinary people called Gary DeSalvo to lead Temple Bible Church in Temple, Texas, straight, “fresh out of seminary, in 1981,” DeSalvo...
Stories
Aug 30, 2018
Lightner: Finishing Strong It was in a one-room school house near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania that a young Robert Lightner first discovered he wanted to be a teacher. “I went there for eight grades and I...
Campus News
Aug 7, 2018
Dr. Larry J. Waters (1946–2018) Dr. Larry J. Waters, DTS graduate, professor of Bible Exposition, Editor-in-Chief for “Bibliotheca Sacra,” author, beloved friend, devoted husband, father of two, grandfather...
Campus News
Aug 4, 2018
Dr. Robert Lightner (1931–2018) In the early hours of Friday, August 3, 2018, Robert P. Lightner (ThM, 1959; ThD, 1964) went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He served as professor of Dallas...
Spiritual Life
Aug 1, 2018
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Handle Change? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Arts & Media
Jul 25, 2018
April GraneyApril Graney
God's Heart for Those in Need: Lord, What Can I do? The smell of exhaust dizzied my head, and the sounds of traffic flooded my ears. Our bus sat on a street in Nairobi, Kenya, waiting for the congested roads to flow again.  The...
Arts & Media
Jul 18, 2018
Jon CampoverdeJon Campoverde
What the Church Needs to Know About Gamers As a gamer who loves the Lord and loves everything about gaming, I have realized over the years most gamers misunderstand the church and the church misunderstands them. What should...
Ministry
Jul 12, 2018
Stephanie GiddensStephanie Giddens
Maximizing Impact: Glorifying God through Empowerment As a child, every time National Geographic hit the mailbox, I’d flip through the pages, imagining the places I would one day travel. One theme remained constant–Africa.   I...
Arts & Media
Jun 27, 2018
Jed OstoichJed Ostoich
Hope in Neverland: How God's Story Shapes Our Own I will never forget the day Neverland shut its doors to me. The sun lazed between the Bob-Ross clouds that late afternoon before I started eighth grade. Like nearly every summer...