Category: Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life
Sep 12, 2019
Chris FreelandChris Freeland
Do You Believe What You Know? Dr. Chris Freeland, lead pastor at Doxology Bible Church in Fort Worth, TX, asserts when God is God, the altar is not longer the place where death is found; it's a place believers...
Spiritual Life
Aug 29, 2019
Jim RoseJim Rose
Doing the Best of Things Pastor Jim Rose, pastor of Grace Gathering in Llano, TX, encourages believers to shape their lives according to God's word, as God desires to use them to shape his world.
Bible
Aug 27, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Bible: A Metaphor for Maturity Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS, begins the new semester with a word of exhortation about the spiritual life, built in community, transformed by the Holy Spirit, founded in the...
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...
Spiritual Life
Aug 13, 2019
Paul E. PettitPaul E. Pettit
Imitate Me Dr. Paul Pettit, director of Career Services, encourages believers to find role models who point them toward steadfastness and endurance in Christ.
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 24, 2019
Frank GloverFrank Glover
Rage and Racism in America Dr. Frank Glover, medical director and owner of the Urology Institute in Thomasville, GA, encourage believers toward extinguishing the flames of racism in their communities by...
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...
Spiritual Life
Jul 17, 2019
Kevin HawkinsKevin Hawkins
Who Is This Jesus? Dr. Kevin Hawkins, senior pastor of Bibleway Bible Church and vice president of Student Services at Southern Bible Institute and College, both in Dallas, TX, encourages believers...
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
Jul 11, 2019
David FurmanDavid Furman
Weakness is Always the Way Dave Furman, senior pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai, UAE, encourages believers to recognize how God accomplishes more for his mission in suffering than that which is seen now.
Spiritual Life
Jul 3, 2019
Daniel L. HillDaniel L. Hill
The Names We Call Ourselves Dr. Daniel Hill, assistant professor of Theological Studies, highlights of the primary tasks of the people of God, which is to remember how identity is defined by relationship 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...
Spiritual Life
Jun 19, 2019
Bryan ChappellBryan Chappell
Life After Lions Dr. Bryan Chappell, senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Peoria, IL, discusses Daniel's trust in God's love and faithfulness and encourages believers to trust in the...
Spiritual Life
May 22, 2019
Stephen BrownStephen Brown
Finishing Well Pastor Stephen Brown, lead pastor of Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dallas, TX, encourages believers in their pursuit of the education and challenges them to finish well.
Spiritual Life
May 15, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Principles to Prevent Prima Donnas Dr. Mark Bailey, president and senior professor of Bible Exposition, discusses the greatness of God and the humbling use of his people among humanity for his glory.
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...
Spiritual Life
Apr 26, 2019
Ryan BearRyan Bear
Senior Preaching Week: The Cornucopia of Chaos Ryan Bear concludes Senior Preaching Week with a message that encourages believers to know security and peace is theirs, even within a chaotic world.
Spiritual Life
Apr 24, 2019
Kevin KusunokiKevin Kusunoki
Senior Preaching Week: David's Great Sin Kevin Kusunoki processes the deeper sin of David, reminding believers to recognize God's sovereignty in their lives and repenting of the self-reign of human nature.
Spiritual Life
Apr 23, 2019
Ray Glover Jr.Ray Glover Jr.
Senior Preaching Week: Enjoying the Peace of the Lord's Kingship Ray Glover, Jr., begins Senior Preaching Week with a message about the Lord's peace and how living holy reflects the prioritization of the Lord's kingship in the life of the...
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...