Category: Arts & Media

Arts & Media
Oct 20, 2016
John DyerJohn Dyer
Theological Reflections on Artificial Intelligence John Dyer, Executive Director of Communications and Educational Technology at DTS, talks about the advancements of artificial intelligence and the theological and ethical...
Arts & Media
Oct 19, 2016
John DyerJohn Dyer
The Virtualization of Culture and the Need for Embodied Places and Practices John Dyer, Executive Director of Communications and Educational Technology at DTS, discusses how technology brings beauty and fullness to life, but emphasizes the need to be...
Arts & Media
Oct 18, 2016
John DyerJohn Dyer
Why Pastors and Theologians Need Designers and Coders John Dyer, Executive Director of Communications and Educational Technology at DTS, begins Arts Week with an invitation to dance with light, reflecting on the tension that lies...
Arts & Media
Feb 18, 2016
Chrissy SegulinChrissy Segulin
Review: Risen Movie: Through the Eyes of a Soldier Like CSI, the film “Risen”—a Sony/TriStar production that opens today—starts after “the main event” has happened and follows the main character as he seeks to piece...
Arts & Media
Dec 8, 2015
Michael J. SvigelMichael J. Svigel
The Irresistible Force of Star Wars: 3 Theological Approaches So why do so many people across generations, cultures, and religions find Star Wars so captivating? Is it the compelling characters? The spectacular score? The breathtaking special...
Arts & Media
Oct 20, 2015
Garland DunlapGarland Dunlap
Kylee Pastore: Finding Widsom in Latte Art When it comes to food, DTS student Kylee “K” Pastore is a study in contrasts.  “I think my learning style is food. When I’m eating, I understand...
Arts & Media
Oct 14, 2015
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
A Madness Most Discreet: Join DTS for Arts Week 2015 In Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Romeo describes love—among other things—as “a madness most discreet.”
Arts & Media
Oct 1, 2015
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
Every Meal a Eucharist: Introducing DTS Magazine When they published the first issue in 1977, these men had created a magazine to serve as a ministry piece for the DTS family. It has always been free, and it has never included...
Arts & Media
Jul 28, 2015
Robert K. JohnstonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
How to Watch a Movie In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Robert Johnston discuss a biblical theology of cinema, focusing on how the church can better engage with universal themes expressed in popular...
Arts & Media
Jul 21, 2015
Robert K. JohnstonDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Movies and the Cultural Shift In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Robert Johnston discuss a biblical theology of cinema, focusing on the church’s response to a cultural shift.
Arts & Media
Jun 30, 2015
Gerry BreshearsGerry BreshearsDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Benefits of Technology to the Church In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Gerry Breshears discuss technology, focusing on the benefits of technological advance for the Church.
Arts & Media
Jun 23, 2015
Gerry BreshearsGerry BreshearsDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
The Church and Social Media In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Gerry Breshears discuss technology, focusing on the church’s use of social media.
Arts & Media
May 11, 2015
Gary BarnesGary Barnes
Compelling Love: The Christian and Same-Sex Attraction During a recent sabbatical from DTS, Dr. Gary Barnes (ThM, 1983) and others traveled the country to ask scores of people: “How do you connect with someone who greatly differs,...
Arts & Media
May 5, 2015
Naima LettNaima LettDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
A Review of the Good Lie In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Naima Lett discuss the state of faith films in Hollywood, focusing on the film The Good Lie.
Arts & Media
May 1, 2015
Annette Ensz
Poem: Absence “They tied me to the stake. Village children piled brush at my feet. The priest’s hands didn’t shake. He struck the match and took his seat with the other clergy. The...
Arts & Media
Apr 28, 2015
Naima LettNaima LettDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Evaluating Movies with Biblical Themes In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Naima Lett discuss the state of faith films in Hollywood, focusing on the methods of evaluating these faith films.
Arts & Media
Oct 14, 2014
Charles W. DickensCharles W. DickensTim BasselinTim BasselinDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Review of Heaven is for Real In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Tim Basselin and Dr. Chip Dickens discuss movies and the family, focusing on Heaven is for Real. Note: This episode contains spoilers.
Arts & Media
Oct 7, 2014
Charles W. DickensCharles W. DickensTim BasselinTim BasselinDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Review of Saving Mr. Banks In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Tim Basselin and Dr. Chip Dickens discuss movies and the family, focusing on Saving Mr. Banks.
Arts & Media
Oct 1, 2014
John DyerJohn Dyer
5 Tips for Handling the New Left Behind Movie A second film adaptation of the Left Behind novels is about to be released. How can we handle it with grace and ensure the Gospel is not lost in the noise?
Arts & Media
Apr 29, 2014
Naima LettNaima LettDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Responding to Christian Films In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Naima Lett discuss biblical themes in movies, focusing on Harold Cronk’s “God’s Not Dead” and Christopher Spencer’s “Son of...
Arts & Media
Apr 22, 2014
Naima LettNaima LettDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Responding to Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Naima Lett discuss biblical themes in movies, focusing on Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah” (Warning: Contains spoilers).
Arts & Media
Mar 27, 2013
Reg GrantReg GrantDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Naima Lett Interview: Confessions of a Hollywood Christian Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Reg Grant discuss with Actor Naima Lett the significance of Cultural Engagement in the Arts, while she explains how Christians can excel in the media in...
Arts & Media
Mar 26, 2013
Reg GrantReg GrantDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
The Calling of a Christian Artist in the Media In Part 4, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Reg Grant discuss ways that Christian artists can follow Jesus' example and effectively engage the culture in the public square and at home....
Arts & Media
Mar 19, 2013
Reg GrantReg GrantDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Stories Mirror the World and Invite Reflection In Part 3, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Reg Grant talk about developing a theological grid for interpreting media. They also demonstrate the way effective stories invite reflection and...