Category: Spiritual Life

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,...
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...
Spiritual Life
Mar 1, 2019
Dr. Brian FisherDr. Brian Fisher
Worthy Dr. Brian Fisher, senior pastor of Grace Bible Church in College Station, TX, emphasizes the value and honor of worship and service to the one true God.
Spiritual Life
Feb 28, 2019
Joe M. Allen Jr.Joe M. Allen Jr.
O Be Careful, Little Tongue Dr. Joe Allen, campus pastor at DTS, speaks an encouraging word about Christian maturity and how control of the tongue manifests as evidence.
Chapel
Feb 19, 2019
Andi ThackerAndi ThackerKelly CheathamKelly CheathamDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Cultural Engagement: Busyness, Burnout, and Apathy Dr. Darrell Bock, executive director of The Hendricks Center, talks with Dr. Andi Thacker, assistant professor of Biblical Counseling, and Dr. Kelly Cheatham, director of...
Spiritual Life
Feb 14, 2019
Daniel B. WallaceDaniel B. Wallace
An Excruciating Gift Dr. Daniel Wallace, senior research professor of New Testament Studies, reminds believers how the past death of Jesus displays the present love of God.
Houston Chapel
Feb 4, 2019
Bruce W. FongBruce W. Fong
What You Believe to be True Dr. Bruce Fong, dean of DTS-Houston, affirms the need to believe by choice, not just based on knowing a lot of information.
Ministry
Jan 25, 2019
Andre SimsAndre Sims
Biblical Evangelism: Conversion Dr. Andre Sims concludes the Spiritual Life Conference with an encouraging word about sharing the gospel and the requirement for understanding community and conversation.
Ministry
Jan 24, 2019
Andre SimsAndre Sims
Biblical Evangelism: Conversation Dr. Andre Sims reiterates how sharing the Gospel requires the news of the Gospel: Jesus' life, death, burial, and resurrection.
Ministry
Jan 23, 2019
Andre SimsAndre Sims
Biblical Evangelism: Contact Dr. Andre Sims continues the week with a message that asserts how sharing the Gospel requires preparation, practice, and knowing people.
Ministry
Jan 22, 2019
Andre SimsAndre Sims
Biblical Evangelism: Command Dr. Andre Sims, senior pastor at Christ the King Bible Fellowship in Federal Way, WA, begins the Spiritual Life Conference by reinforcing the imperative of evangelism as central to...
Ministry
Jan 17, 2019
Trip LeeTrip Lee
MLK Chapel 2019 Trip Lee, widely known as a rapper, poet, and author, and currently young adult pastor at Concord Church in Dallas, TX, speaks a word of exhortation and encouragement to believers...
Spiritual Life
Jan 16, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
The Value of Knowing the Scoop Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, recounts life lessons from ministry while encouraging students regarding their training, which develop perseverance and good character.
Spiritual Life
Jan 15, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Leaders Praying For Leaders Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS, begins a new semester with prayer, highlighting how leaders pray, teach others to pray, and the effect of prayer on the presentation of the...
Spiritual Life
Dec 6, 2018
Terrance WoodsonTerrance Woodson
Are They Done Yet? Dr. Terrance Woodson, assistant dean of students at DTS, encourages believers to trust the Lord throughout the process of suffering with a reassuring message of God's promise of...
Spiritual Life
Dec 5, 2018
Garrett RaburnGarrett Raburn
Seven Signs of Unhealthy Ambition Garrett Raburn, Awaken Conference Director at Watermark Community Church in Forth Worth, TX, highlights the strong tendency to self-elevate in ministry and encourages believers to...
Spiritual Life
Nov 30, 2018
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Christmas Connections Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS and senior professor of Bible Exposition, shares the reminder that all believers are called to praise God for His preeminence and grace.
Spiritual Life
Nov 27, 2018
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Sustaining an Attitude of Gratitude Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, encourages believers toward a posture of gratitude and thankfulness with the intention of being contagious to others.
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...
Spiritual Life
Nov 8, 2018
Charles StanleyCharles Stanley
Obey God and Leave the Consequences to Him Dr. Charles Stanley, president and founder of In Touch Ministries in Atlanta, GA, exhorts believers to trust the Lord and his sovereignty, despite what happens in the vicinity.
Spiritual Life
Nov 7, 2018
William ButterworthWilliam Butterworth
Balancing Life and Work Rev. Bill Butterworth, president of Bill Butterworth Company in The Woodlands, TX, discusses the tenuous challenge of finding balance in life through the study of Jesus exhibiting...
Spiritual Life
Oct 25, 2018
Stephen J. BramerStephen J. Bramer
Is Your Middle Name Ahaz? Dr. Stephen Bramer, chair and professor of Bible Exposition at DTS, proposes the essential response of faith when the opportunity to demonstrate faith, whether in light of fear or...