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.

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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
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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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Remain in the Mind of Others

Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel, including Seminary Preview Day, to encourage prospective…
May 8, 2020
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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…
May 4, 2020
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. . . Belief

It is utterly out of the question that any man could ever save himself. Of course,…
May 1, 2020
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Walking with God

When it first happened, you could hardly understand  it. You had been seeking something that was…
April 24, 2020
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Passing the Test

The complexities of life in our modern society put many to a severe test. Providing adequately…
April 17, 2020
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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,…
April 10, 2020

Hope Amidst Uncertainty

  For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes…
April 5, 2020

It is Because of Him

A few years ago, in a paved area northeast of the theater of ancient Corinth, someone…
April 3, 2020

How to Adjust to Studying Online

Everything is online. Now what? The current events have left many scrambling for answers. How do we…
April 1, 2020
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Moving Church to Online Worship: Some Suggestions

Brides and grooms have postponed weddings. Spring break beach time got canceled. Seniors at college have…
March 28, 2020
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Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey Malphurs

Fifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of…
March 27, 2020
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New Year, New Approach to Daily Devotions

Are you tired of reading the same devotional books every year? Are you looking for a…
December 27, 2019

Learn to Cut Straight

DTS teaches many things and it remains firm on accuracy—living an accurate life, communicating accurately, and…
December 20, 2019

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…
December 13, 2019

Leadership Resilience

Over the last decade, I’ve had the privilege of hearing story after story from DMin students…
December 6, 2019

The Express Image of His Glory

Then Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!” 
(Exodus 33:18) And the Word became…
November 29, 2019

Cross-Cultural Insight: Get a Clear View

As a non-native English speaker, it often fascinates me how language can communicate different things, especially in…
November 22, 2019
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