DTS Magazine

Theology
Nov 15, 2019
Benjamin I. SimpsonBenjamin I. SimpsonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Minding the Gap: Orality, Memory, and the Gospels How can a believer communicate effectively and retain the attention of a person who does not regard the Bible as inspired? If they are aware of what the culture alleges about how...

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Spiritual Life
Nov 8, 2019
Jay E. SmithJay E. Smith
Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Mirror-Reading Occasional Letters Reading the New Testament, especially the Pauline letters, is like listening to one end of a telephone conversation. The possibility of misunderstanding Paul’s letters looms...
Campus News
Nov 4, 2019
NET Bible Enters New Phase of Print Publication Thomas Nelson Bibles, in partnership with Bible.org/Biblical Studies Press, announced the release of the New English Translation Bible (NET), the newest complete translation of the...
Bible
Nov 1, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Reflection of the Truth Beholding the Word of God is like looking in a mirror. We see two things: We understand what God is like, and unfortunately, we also find out more about ourselves and our desires....
Spiritual Life
Oct 28, 2019
Bill HendricksBill Hendricks
Four Leadership Virtues That Win Wars Campbell, a graduate of Princeton, and later of Harvard Business School, was deployed as an officer twice to Iraq and yet a third time to Afghanistan. “I spent my twenties at...
Campus News
Oct 25, 2019
DTS Announces Sixth President The Board of Incorporate Members of Dallas Theological Seminary has named current vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Mark M. Yarbrough, as the sixth president in the...
Campus News
Oct 25, 2019
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2019 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | Henry Breidenthal At eighty-seven years old, Dr. Henry Breidenthal continues a spiritual discipline that began with the phrase, “No Bible, No Breakfast.” This saying may seem familiar to some,...
Bible
Sep 27, 2019
John DyerJohn Dyer
Semester-Based Bible Reading Plan Read the entire Bible in 10 minutes a day during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with 10 weeks off in between
Ministry
Aug 30, 2019
Ed HerrelkoEd HerrelkoRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Fishers of Men: Pursuing a Unique Calling Recently, Pine Cove announced its founder, William T. (Bill) McKenzie, went to be with the Lord. In their tribute to him they wrote, “He was a man full of vision and action, and...
Ministry
Aug 23, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
The Most Magnificent Life 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. Let me...
Public Square
Aug 9, 2019
Darrell L. BockDarrell L. BockMark L. BaileyMark L. BaileyMargaret TolliverMargaret Tolliver
A Call to Self-Reflective Action Our nation’s latest tragedies raise many questions for all of us. However, a few things are clear. As a nation, we are not well. Our natural response is to look for blame because...
Ministry
Aug 9, 2019
R. Larry MoyerR. Larry Moyer
Six Ways Our Identity Impacts Our Involvement with the Lost After a cancelled flight, an overwhelmed airline agent did her best to rebook a long line of inconvenienced passengers. One angry traveler pushed his way to the counter shouting,...
Spiritual Life
Aug 2, 2019
Steve SelkeSteve Selke
Baby Bumped: Groaning with Creation Looking for Love (Steve) God ripped me off. I knew it, and He knew it—or I thought we did. I wanted the companionship of marriage, and waiting for “the one” stretched...
Spiritual Life
Jul 26, 2019
Joye B. BakerJoye B. Baker
Our Worth and Value Set Secure   “Who am I?” we often ask. Are we defined by work or task? As we proceed through each new day, Are we defined by what we say? The world declares that this is...
Spiritual Life
Jul 19, 2019
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
A Reflection of God's Grace The pastor’s message on this particular Sunday morning had opened a floodgate of emotions my fourteen-year-old self had so carefully kept at bay. “He loves you—exactly the...
Book Excerpts
Jul 15, 2019
Brian J. WrightBrian J. Wright
A Christian without Community Is Like a Song without Melody Growth in faith does not come about in vitro. It occurs in the womb of the church and is the work of the whole community. God created us to connect with Him and others—not...
Ministry
Jul 12, 2019
Célestin MusekuraCélestin Musekura
Forgiven: A Holistic Transformation I remember vividly how I felt in that classroom at the Agriculture University. Pastor Okoch’s hatred was palpable, and I began to wonder what I had said to compel this man to...
Spiritual Life
Jun 28, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Alive to Forward To put it in a simple metaphor, before we came to Christ, the Bible teaches that all of our life was a life of driving in reverse. The doctrine of depravity doesn’t teach that...
Campus News
Jun 20, 2019
DTS Expands to Fort Worth with Christ Chapel Bible Church Partnership Dallas Theological Seminary and Christ Chapel Bible Church are excited to announce a new partnership which will bring DTS’s rigorous, biblical-centered seminary education to the...
Faith & Work
May 12, 2019
Jorge PerezJorge Perez
Shrimp Leadership and Other Lessons from Mamá Many people have come to believe that leadership is about changing the world and only rare individuals with the right skill, talent, position, and experience can accomplish it. Not...
Campus News
May 7, 2019
Nathan FanNathan Fan
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. David Lowery after 42 Years As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion...
Campus News
Apr 25, 2019
Ethel GouldEthel Gould
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. Elliott Johnson after 47 Years Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the...
Campus News
Apr 19, 2019
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
For His Kingdom Purpose: 70 Years of "Dallas Week" at Mount Hermon A delightful grove of towering redwoods sets the backdrop of the Mount Hermon Conference Center. The quiet hush of trails winding through the trees welcomes visitors away from the...
Campus News
Apr 18, 2019
EPA Honors Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas Theological Seminary, received several awards from the Evangelical Press Association (EPA) during the organization’s recent convention and award ceremony. The EPA is a...