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.

"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

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

How the Church is to Hear from God

Every semester I begin by having my students introduce themselves and explain why they chose to…
November 3, 2021

Alumni Profile: Steven & Lyle Mason

How often do we come across twin alumni? Twins who live and thrive in God’s kingdom…
November 3, 2021
Illustration by: Hannah Riley

Be Still

Over the past eighteen months, the diagnoses of anxiety disorders have increased significantly. Paradoxically, during a…
November 3, 2021

My Paradigm Shift: Viewing Money through God's Eyes

I grew up in a Christian home, and my parents took great care to help me…
August 2, 2021

Gezellig and God

Gezellig is my favorite Dutch word. It translates to a feeling of togetherness in a cozy,…
July 30, 2021

The Forgotten Ministry: The Influence of Our Grandparents

As Christian leaders, we are often made painfully aware of the culture’s drift away from the…
July 30, 2021
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Bringing Peace & Encouragement to Others

Sometimes I get discouraged. How about you? When I get discouraged, sometimes, I become a discouragement…
July 30, 2021

Bearing His Image Together

God created every person as a uniqueindividual When I was a little girl, every time it…
July 30, 2021

Why Theology Needs Disability

Abstract This article explores the emerging field of theology and disability studies, beginning with an introduction…
April 22, 2021
Tony Evans and the Evans Family

We are the Image Says the Evans Family: A Legacy of Holiness

Drs. Tony and Lois Evans gave their children the likeness of their zeal for biblical truths,…
April 13, 2021

Sticks & Stones: The Power of Our Words

As a result of their creation by God, humans have dignity. That all humans are imagers…
April 13, 2021

From Apathy to Empathy: How the Image of God Guides Our Treatment of Others

A key commonality in our Christian faith is our status as image-bearers of God (Gen 1:26–27).…
April 13, 2021

Advancing the Gospel in a Pandemic & Post-Pandemic World

Pastoral leaders had to move quickly to shift their thinking about and approach to gospel ministry…
April 13, 2021

WEC Week 2021, A Call To Missions: What is Enough?

Once again, WEC week has flown by at Dallas Theological Seminary, leaving us with a beautiful wealth…
March 15, 2021
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Walking with God Through Grief

Some of us know that a certain kind of anger in grief is not inappropriate. While…
January 7, 2021
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Dancing the One Step: Pursuing God after Seminary

Much like the blind disciples, I skipped the suffering and only saw an empty throne filled…
January 6, 2021
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Longing for Home

In East Africa, when people want to know where you live, they always ask, “Where do…
January 6, 2021
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A Weary World Rejoices: Isaiah 9:1-7

Every Christmas season, Snoopy, of Peanuts fame, is displayed frequently in Christmas decorations. This is largely…
December 25, 2020
John Reed

John Reed (1927-2020)

Former DTS professor and beloved pastor, Dr. John W. Reed, devoted husband, father, leader, mentor, and…
October 2, 2020
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Book Excerpt: Smart Church Finances

Stewardship and Joy In the parable of the talents (Matt 25:14–30), Jesus illustrated some clear business…
May 15, 2020
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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…
May 9, 2020
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