DTS Magazine

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...

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.

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...
Spiritual Life
Apr 12, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll: Do You Have Any Advice for the Older, Nontraditional Student? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Stories
Apr 5, 2019
Steve SmithSteve Smith
Stay the Course: Profile of Robert P. Lightner Robert P. Lightner (ThM, 1959; ThD, 1964) remembered nothing of the Piper Tri-Pacer plane crash that killed the pilot and grievously injured him after a preaching trip to Borger,...
Spiritual Life
Mar 29, 2019
Duncan PerryDuncan Perry
From a Position of Brokenness Throughout my life, pride has plagued me. It often shadows and colors my thoughts, ambitions, dreams, and desires. If not for God’s grace, I think it would have destroyed me long...
Book Excerpts
Mar 22, 2019
J. Lanier BurnsJ. Lanier Burns
Pride and Humility at War: A Biblical Perspective Pride, as a desirable attitude of successful living, is easier to think about because it is pervasive in our sinful world. It is easy to rationalize, when everyone around us...
Bible
Mar 15, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Let's Crown Character in Today's Culture Former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan has written several fine books. One has a title that stands out above the rest. It is the one she wrote about our fortieth president,...
Campus News
Mar 9, 2019
Stephanie ReynoldsStephanie Reynolds
DTS’s International Fun Day Encourages Students and Their Families Every year, Dallas Theological Seminary draws students from around the world, including some from such nations as Vietnam, Lebanon, Bangladesh, and Cameroon. DTS students come from...
Faith & Work
Mar 8, 2019
Darrell L. BockDarrell L. BockRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
What Kind of Character Does a Leader Need? When Drs. Howard Hendricks (ThM, 1950) and Don Campbell (ThM, 1951; ThD, 1953) founded The Center for Christian Leadership (now the Hendricks Center) in the 1980s, the character...
Bible
Mar 1, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Achieving Our Highest Standard There’s a question that always occurs to me as I read Jesus’s words in Matthew 10:25, a passage that has left a haunting ache in my heart from the first moment I read it....
Article
Jan 21, 2019
Martin Luther King, Jr. Chapel Presidential Announcement 2019   We at Dallas Theological Seminary want to be continually conscious of the sins of our past—both the sins of our American forefathers and those of the American...