DTS Magazine

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.

Answering Deception with the Truth

In John 18, hours before our Lord’s crucifixion, we find an interesting exchange between Jesus and…
November 8, 2022

The Monastery at Iona: A Small Enclave, A Bright Light

We were not sure what to expect, and were increasingly skeptical, as we took a series…
November 8, 2022

Being Prepared to Give an Answer

Most of us will never face serious persecution for sharing our faith in Christ, but we…
November 8, 2022

Words and the Word in Papua New Guinea

TEACHING TRUTH IS A MULTILAYERED, MANY-FACETED STORY. The words of Scripture, as scribes and faithful followers…
November 8, 2022

The Kingdom Influence of One Missions-Focused Life

One life can make a difference for numerous lives around the world. In many ways, Rachel…
November 8, 2022

Be a Part of Something Phenomenal!

When God is doing something phenomenal, something extraordinary, something truly earthshaking—you have to be part of…
November 8, 2022

The Wonder of the Gospel

CHRISTMAS DOESN'T START IN THE MANGER OF BETHLEHEM, BUT IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN Christmas comes…
November 8, 2022

Why Trust Storytelling?

One of my passions is helping people find answers to tough questions about the Bible. Some…
November 8, 2022
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Dr. Daniel Wallace: The Worshipful Call to Learning, Teaching, and Learning Again

And then in 1997, I contracted encephalitis—a swelling of the brain—and lost most of my memory. My…
November 8, 2022

Manuscript Detective

What do scholars of textual criticism see when they examine an ancient New Testament manuscript? Dr.…
November 8, 2022
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The Public Reading of Scripture: Three Experiences from DTS Faculty and Students

The pandemic shutdowns in 2020–21 forced many churches to shift their regular gatherings to online venues…
November 8, 2022
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"Sanctify Them in the Truth; Your Word is Truth."

Dr. Mark Bailey is the Dallas Theological Seminary Chancellor and Senior Professor in the Bible Exposition…
November 8, 2022
Title Article: The Kairos Moment by Dr. Mark Yarbrough

The Kairos Moment

About two years ago, I had the distinct privilege of officiating the wedding of our oldest…
August 3, 2022
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Synagogue at Capernaum

WE ARE HIS WORKMANSHIP | EPH 2:10 As Professor Darrell Bock says in this issue, “good…
August 3, 2022
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Lewis Sperry Chafer: A Song of Evangelism and Education that Continues to Resound

LEWIS SPERRY CHAFER’S LIFE WAS A SONG THAT RESOUNDS THROUGH HIS ENDURING LEGACY, FROM DALLAS, TEXAS,…
August 3, 2022
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POIEMA: An Interview with Dr. Darrell L. Bock

Our summer issue’s theme is engaging outsiders. Let’s consider what it means that “we are his…
August 3, 2022
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2021-2022 Alumni Distinguished Service Award: Stephen Davey (STM, 1986)

You can tell a lot about a pastor from his vehicle.  From the lavish luxury cars…
August 3, 2022
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Engaging Wisely with Outsiders to the Faith

A challenge we face as believers is discerning how to engage with outsiders to the faith…
August 3, 2022
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The Fruit of the Light in Corrie Ten Boom

As we see in the article “Engaging Wisely with Outsiders to the Faith” in this issue,…
August 3, 2022
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Making a Lasting Difference for the Kingdom of God

Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance, persecutions, and sufferings, such as…
August 3, 2022
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The Light of the World Is Jesus

Metaphors are figurative expressions that illustrate a comparison by means of representation. One of the most…
August 3, 2022

"Preach the Word": My Fundamental Experience and Perspective of Preaching the Word and Hearing God

I am very thankful for my training at Dallas Theological Seminary, especially my training in Bible…
November 3, 2021
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Why Preaching Still Matters

When I decided to become a preacher, I imagined myself preaching to an attentive congregation full…
November 3, 2021

A Preacher's Hermeneutical Responsibility to Hear from God

It is Friday evening, you answer the phone, and the pastor on the line says, “Can…
November 3, 2021
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