DTS Magazine

Campus News
Sep 15, 2020
Ed HerrelkoEd Herrelko
Dallas Theological Seminary Achieves Record Enrollment for Third Consecutive Year Dallas Theological Seminary Achieves Record Enrollment for Third Consecutive Year Sept. 15th, 2020 For the third year in a row, Dallas Theological Seminary set an enrollment...

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
Jun 30, 2020
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. Mark L. Bailey after 19 Years as DTS President And we all, who with unveiled faces contemplate the Lord’s glory, are being transformed into his image with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the Lord, who is the...
Campus News
Jun 4, 2020
A Prayer and a Plea for Our Nation   Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people (Proverbs 14:34, nasb). As we watch the news and see our city streets in turmoil, my heart, like...
Campus News
May 18, 2020
Dallas Theological Seminary Announces Two New Degree Programs and the Expansion of our 100% Online Degree Options Dallas Theological Seminary is excited to announce the addition of two new master’s degree programs to the curriculum for the upcoming academic year. The Seminary is also...
Ministry
May 15, 2020
George M. HillmanGeorge M. HillmanJohn ReeceJohn Reece
Book Excerpt: Smart Church Finances Stewardship and Joy In the parable of the talents (Matt 25:14–30), Jesus illustrated some clear business principles relevant to today’s church. The servants are given five,...
Spiritual Life
May 9, 2020
Caroline KhamenehCaroline Khameneh
Infringement on my Theology of Community, Touch, and Presence We are living during some interesting times. “Unprecedented.” I’ve read that word multiple times in social media and in other places. The COVID-19 virus is now in all fifty...
Ministry
May 8, 2020
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Remain in the Mind of Others Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel, including Seminary Preview Day, to encourage prospective students. Here is an excerpt from one of his recent chapels. ...
Spiritual Life
May 4, 2020
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Testing, Testing: The Global Pan(dem)ic and Trinitarian Christianity Earlier in my speaking career, I used to count at soundchecks. Counting beyond ten was unnecessary and a bit challenging. On occasions, I quoted Scripture, mimicking my dad, who...
Spiritual Life
May 1, 2020
Lewis Sperry ChaferLewis Sperry Chafer
. . . Belief It is utterly out of the question that any man could ever save himself. Of course, it depends on what we mean by “being saved.” If it is merely to make oneself a little better...
Spiritual Life
Apr 24, 2020
John F. WalvoordJohn F. Walvoord
Walking with God When it first happened, you could hardly understand  it. You had been seeking something that was missing in your life—an inner peace, a sense of having found the real meaning of...
Spiritual Life
Apr 17, 2020
Donald K. CampbellDonald K. Campbell
Passing the Test The complexities of life in our modern society put many to a severe test. Providing adequately for the needs of a growing family is a demanding and often wearisome task. In...
Spiritual Life
Apr 10, 2020
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
What If . . . God Chooses You to Do Something Great? Amy never would have dreamed God would choose her to do something great. The shy lassie, born the oldest in a family of seven, grew up in beautiful Northern Ireland, but not...
Bible
Apr 5, 2020
David WinklerDavid Winkler
Hope Amidst Uncertainty   For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16). It’s a passage familiar to...
Ministry
Apr 3, 2020
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
It is Because of Him A few years ago, in a paved area northeast of the theater of ancient Corinth, someone showed me an inscription dating from the middle of first the century a.d., that reads,...
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2020
Jackson WoosleyJackson Woosley
How to Adjust to Studying Online Everything is online. Now what? The current events have left many scrambling for answers. How do we effectively transition our school or business online? How much of life do we...
Ministry
Mar 28, 2020
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
Moving Church to Online Worship: Some Suggestions Brides and grooms have postponed weddings. Spring break beach time got canceled. Seniors at college have moved home and forfeited long-planned celebrations. Investors have bid...
Spiritual Life
Mar 27, 2020
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey Malphurs Fifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of friends who took the trouble to share a tract with him. That freshman, Aubrey Malphurs (ThM,...
Campus News
Feb 7, 2020
Walt Baker (1929–2020) Former DTS World Missions professor, Dr. Walt Baker (ThM, 1957) peacefully passed away on January 21, at the age of ninety. Baker was on faculty from 1974–2008 as associate...
Campus News
Jan 13, 2020
Reverend Robert Crummie (1961–2020) Reverend Robert W. Crummie, DTS graduate, devoted member of the DTS Board of Regents and Board of the Incorporate Members, beloved pastor and college president, loving husband and...
Campus News
Jan 7, 2020
Leaving a Mark on DTS: Jack Turpin (1931–2019) On Saturday, December 21, 2019, former Dallas Theological Seminary chairman of the Board of Trustees and longtime DTS board member, Jack A. Turpin, Jr. joined his savior in heaven....
Spiritual Life
Dec 27, 2019
Brian J. WrightBrian J. Wright
New Year, New Approach to Daily Devotions Are you tired of reading the same devotional books every year? Are you looking for a fresh approach to your spiritual life in 2020 and beyond? Would you like a new way to spark...
Bible
Dec 20, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Learn to Cut Straight DTS teaches many things and it remains firm on accuracy—living an accurate life, communicating accurately, and presenting biblical information carefully in a way that people can...
Bible
Dec 13, 2019
Joseph D. FantinJoseph D. Fantin
Adopted by God into His Family Adoption. It’s how we got into God’s family and, frankly, it doesn’t get much better than this. No matter our social or ethnic background, education, or history, this is a...
Ministry
Dec 6, 2019
D. Scott BarfootD. Scott Barfoot
Leadership Resilience Over the last decade, I’ve had the privilege of hearing story after story from DMin students and graduates serving in the front-lines of ministry that accentuate an unforgettable...