DTS Magazine

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...

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
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...
Campus News
Dec 1, 2019
New Chapel and Student Life Building Coming Soon DTS Begins $13.5 million New Chapel & Student Life Building Project In 2013, Chafer Chapel was closed in order to allow for the renovation of Davidson and Stearns Halls as...
Article
Nov 29, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Express Image of His Glory Then Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!” 
(Exodus 33:18) And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from...
Bible
Nov 22, 2019
Samuel P. ChiaSamuel P. Chia
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 a cross-cultural setting. For example, the color red in the...
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...
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...