DTS Magazine

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...

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
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
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. WrotenDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
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...
Campus News
Dec 19, 2018
National Geographic Magazine Recognizes Biblical Manuscript Preservation Work of DTS Alumni National Geographic magazine has featured DTS senior research professor of New Testament Studies Dr. Dan Wallace (ThM, 1979; PhD 1995), along with Liberty University professor Dr....
Campus News
Dec 17, 2018
Dallas Theological Seminary selects The Dingman Company to assist with Presidential Search Announcement from the Presidential Search Committee: Dallas Theological Seminary has officially begun the presidential search process to find the successor to current president,...
Campus News
Dec 15, 2018
G. William (Bill) Bryan (1936–2018) Chaplain G. William (Bill) Bryan, DTS graduate, beloved chaplain, pastor, friend, devoted husband, father of three, grandfather to nine, and spiritual mentor to many, passed into...
Bible
Dec 1, 2018
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Telescope of Greatness and the Microscope of Grace He makes the barren woman abide in the house as a joyful mother of children. (Psalm 113:9, NASB) There is a Christmas connection that threads from Hannah and her hymn over...
Campus News
Nov 26, 2018
Introducing our Advisory Council to the President for Unity, Diversity, and Community. FROM THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Dear Dallas Theological Seminary Family,I am pleased to announce the formation of an Advisory Council to the President for Unity, Diversity, and...
Book Excerpts
Nov 23, 2018
Elizabeth M. OatesElizabeth M. Oates
Mending Broken Branches: When God Reclaims Your Dysfunctional Family Tree The television blared in the background of an otherwise quiet home. I was only nine years old and not yet a Christ-follower. My hardworking, single mother sat on her bed paying...
Ministry
Nov 16, 2018
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Handle Failure? 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...
Ministry
Nov 9, 2018
French A. JonesFrench A. Jones
Self Care: Enjoy the Rivers of Flowing Water Usually, when we think of ministering to others, it is out of the overflow of our lives. What usually motivates us is the abundance of joy in the Lord and a desire to be used by...
Campus News
Nov 8, 2018
Two DTS Students Named 2018-2019 William N. Garrison Faith-and-Work Research Fellows by The Hendricks Center Natasha Browne and Dave Peters, both students at Dallas Theological Seminary in the master of theology program, are the distinguished recipients of the 2018-2019 William N....
Ministry
Nov 2, 2018
Beth BarronBeth Barron
Serving the World in a City: Alumni Profile of Cameron Mullens Cameron Mullens (ThM, 2011) paces across a room in a worn, weathered church building. He gestures and scrawls on the whiteboard in front of more than a hundred students. Women with...