Category: Ministry

Ministry
Nov 10, 2015
Ron DealDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Living in a Blended Family In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Ron Deal discuss blended families, focusing on the experience of living in a blended family context .
Ministry
Oct 30, 2015
Scott S. Cunningham
The Direction of the Seminary Dr. Scott Cunningham, Vice President of International Partnerships with Overseas Council, addresses the impact of online education and its effect, both encouraging and challenging,...
Ministry
Oct 26, 2015
Barry D. JonesBarry D. Jones
The Dinner Table as a Place of Connection, Brokenness, and Blessing Perhaps before we invite people to Jesus or invite them to church, we should invite them to dinner
Ministry
Oct 1, 2015
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Napkin Theology On the day after my son Joshua turned sixteen, he obtained his driver’s license. That night, I thought it might be a timely moment for a father-son chat. So we went to our...
Ministry
Oct 1, 2015
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll - Advice for Preachers and Finishing Well I don’t want to retire. I don’t play golf—the holes are too little. And I think I’d drive my wife nuts with all the energy I have. I plan to “go after it” until I...
Ministry
Sep 4, 2015
A Process for Problematic Scenarios: Same-Sex Attraction and the Gospel Four broad questions followed by 19 scenarios related to same-sex attraction and same-sex marriage that you can use to lead a discussion within your church or ministry. These were...
Ministry
Sep 1, 2015
Jay L. SedwickJay L. SedwickMark MatlockMark MatlockDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Understanding Millennials in a Shifting World In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Jay Sedwick and Matlock discuss millennials, focusing on the challenges and opportunities they face in a shifting culture.
Ministry
Jun 8, 2015
Shannon Gianotti
5 Things Single People Need from the Church 1. See us. If you’re a speaker, talk about marriage, but also about the possibility of celibacy and prolonged singleness. Revere all options—like the apostle...
Ministry
Jun 1, 2015
Kim JonesKim Jones
God's Heart for Human Trafficking Victims Human trafficking is one the biggest human rights issues of our day. More than 20 million people are currently enslaved. However, we all have been invited to be a part of God’s...
Ministry
Apr 7, 2015
Meghan WallMichelle AttarDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Ministering to People Suffering with Mental Illness In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Megan Wall and Michelle Attar discuss ministry to the marginalized, focusing on practical ways the church can serve people with mental illness...
Ministry
Feb 24, 2015
Darlene LineMike BartelMike BartelDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
The Healing Process for Trafficking Victims In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock, Mike Bartel and Darlene Line discuss human trafficking, focusing on helping victims navigate the long-term healing process after their rescue. ...
Ministry
Dec 29, 2014
Lenita Dunlap
How to Vet a Charity Lenita Dunlap (MA/CE, 2012) is Executive Director at Heart House Dallas, a nonprofit organization that provides quality after-school care for refugee and immigrant children. She is...
Ministry
Nov 25, 2014
Justin RobertsJustin RobertsDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
The Ministry of a Military Chaplain In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Justin Roberts discuss the military chaplaincy, focusing on the role of a military chaplain and the film, The Hornet’s Nest.
Ministry
Sep 2, 2014
Michelle WoodyMichelle WoodyDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
The Church's Response to Domestic Violence In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Michelle Woody discuss domestic abuse, focusing on advice to church leaders ministering to those directly affected by this issue.
Ministry
Sep 2, 2014
Paul E. PettitPaul E. Pettit
Following Jesus in Seminary An excerpt from Blessed Are the Balanced: A Seminarian’s Guide to Following Jesus in the Academy, by Dr. Paul Pettit, DTS grad and adjunct professor of pastoral...
Ministry
Aug 26, 2014
Michelle WoodyMichelle WoodyDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Challenges Facing Victims of Domestic Violence In this episode, Dr. Darrell Bock and Dr. Michelle Woody discuss domestic abuse, focusing on challenges facing victims, their friends, and the church.
Ministry
May 1, 2014
Sue G. EdwardsSue G. Edwards
Passing on God’s Reliable Truth: Mentoring the Next Generation Young people crave mentors, but not the formulaic mentoring styles that worked in the past. To create thriving relationships with next-generation believers, ditch worn-out...
Ministry
Sep 15, 2013
Mark Engelthaler
Sabbath Thoughts from a Pastor on Sabbatical Mark Engelthaler (ThM, 1984; DMin, 1994) discusses the meaning of Sabbath rest for modern ministers and believers.
Ministry
May 29, 2013
Amanda DeWittAmanda DeWitt
5 Ways to Reach Out to the Intellectually Disabled When I first met Lisa, a national sign-language artist who knew more songs than my iPod contained, I looked forward to forming a friendship. But I was unsure of what to say around...
Ministry
May 15, 2013
Rick SmithRick Smith
3 Ways Churches Can Minister to the Disabled Rick Smith (ThM, 2012) has a rambunctious, adorable two-year-old who has Down syndrome. Rick chronicles each day in his son’s life on noahsdad.com in an effort to...
Ministry
Feb 26, 2013
Howard G. HendricksHoward G. HendricksMark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Leaving a Legacy with Prof Howard Hendricks For more than 60 years Dr. Howard Hendricks, known affectionately as "Prof," influenced the lives of students through his teaching. Prof went home to be with the Lord on February...
Ministry
Aug 20, 2012
Jason Seville
How to Engage Your Mind in Seminary without Losing Your Heart As the logic goes, one can either engage God with the mind or one can engage God emotionally. How can you do both?
Ministry
Apr 10, 2012
Tony EvansTony Evans
How to Experience Victory in Spiritual Warfare Before we can talk about achieving victory in spiritual warfare, we have to understand the nature and history of the conflict between God and Satan. The basic principle is that...
Ministry
Jan 27, 2012
Aaron Williams
Intergenerational Ministry: Grandparents as Disciple-makers A DTS alumnus who was raised primarily by his grandparents challenges the old to train the younger, the young to receive wisdom, and churches to embrace intergenerational ministry.