Category: Spiritual Life

Arts & Media
Jul 18, 2018
Jon CampoverdeJon Campoverde
What the Church Needs to Know About Gamers As a gamer who loves the Lord and loves everything about gaming, I have realized over the years most gamers misunderstand the church and the church misunderstands them. What should...
Spiritual Life
Jul 11, 2018
Kevin Hawkins
Growing Toward Spiritual Maturity Dr. Kevin Hawkins, coordinator of Alumni/Career Services, reminds believers that God is ultimately responsible for spiritual growth, but he has given his people the tools necessary...
Spiritual Life
Jun 29, 2018
Richard D. CalenbergRichard D. Calenberg
Heavenly Minded and Earthly Holy Dr. Rick Calenberg, professor of World Missions and Intercultural Ministries, discusses his reflection on heaven and how the hope it invokes motivates believers to live holy now.
Arts & Media
Jun 27, 2018
Jed OstoichJed Ostoich
Hope in Neverland: How God's Story Shapes our Own I will never forget the day Neverland shut its doors to me. The sun lazed between the Bob-Ross clouds that late afternoon before I started eighth grade. Like nearly every summer...
Spiritual Life
Jun 20, 2018
George M. HillmanGeorge M. Hillman
The Blessed Life Dr. George Hillman, vice president of Student Life at DTS, speaks about the blessed life of believers, solidified by the sacrifice of Christ, resulting in the forgiveness of sins...
Spiritual Life
Jun 8, 2018
Nate ElginNate Elgin
12 Things I Want Every New Seminary Student to Know as They Begin Their Studies In August of 2010, my wife and I left our hometown in Virginia to move to Dallas, Texas, a place we had visited only once—a month prior, to find an apartment—so I could start...
Spiritual Life
May 30, 2018
Terri MooreTerri Moore
The False Dichotomy of Academic Study Vs. Spiritual Life Dr. Terri Moore, adjunct professor of New Testament Studies, discusses how the academic study of Scripture becomes a vehicle through which faith can grow and flourish.
Spiritual Life
May 23, 2018
Paul E. PettitPaul E. Pettit
Loose Lips Sink Ships Dr. Paul Pettit, director of Career Services at DTS, discusses gossip and highlights how it can shatter churches and ministries.
Spiritual Life
May 11, 2018
S. Jonathan Murphy
Commencement Chapel 2018: Ministry 101 Dr. S Jonathan Murphy, associate professor of Pastoral Ministries, encourages graduates and listeners regarding the necessity of intimacy with God as a close follower, knowing that...
Spiritual Life
Apr 27, 2018
Charles DavenportCharles Davenport
Senior Preaching Week: But This I Call to Mind Charles Davenport concludes Senior Preaching Week with a recognition of hopelessness in life and encourages believers to find hope in the Lord's love and mercy.
Spiritual Life
Apr 26, 2018
Sage PruettSage Pruett
Senior Preaching Week: Shackles of Shame Sage Pruett discusses shame, its presence in the lives of believers, and how God brings deliverance through salvation.
Spiritual Life
Apr 25, 2018
Zac TsaiZac Tsai
Senior Preaching Week: Leading Change Zac Tsai challenges believers with a genuine call to repentance and how it often involves a leader who is willing to identify with followers, intercede through fasting and prayer,...
Spiritual Life
Apr 24, 2018
Nate ElginNate Elgin
Senior Preaching Week: Take Heart Senior Preaching weeks begins with Nate Elgin as he teaches through Jesus walking on water, highlighting Christ as the foundation for courage in times of chaos.
Spiritual Life
Apr 17, 2018
Robert DuckworthRobert Duckworth
Like A Good Neighbor Robert Duckworth, LPC and founder of Duckworth & Associates Counseling Services, walks through the parable of the Good Samaritan, highlighting the responses of the passersby...
Spiritual Life
Apr 11, 2018
Debbie StuartDebbie Stuart
Successful Shipwrecks Debbie Stuart, director of Ministry Initiatives at Hope for the Heart, proposes that, at times, the Lord allows His faithful servants to be shipwrecked so ministry can be maximized...
Spiritual Life
Apr 6, 2018
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Focus on These Things Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Plano, TX, talks through the mindset and character of believers and offers truths for living.
Houston Chapel
Apr 5, 2018
Willie J. BoldenWillie J. Bolden
A Willing Witness Dr. Willie Bolden, executive director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, discusses how one can not understand the grace of God apart from understanding the power and...
Spiritual Life
Mar 29, 2018
Joe M. Allen Jr.Joe M. Allen Jr.
A Dead Savior is No Savior Dr. Joe Allen, campus pastor at DTS, challenges believers to meditate on what Christ did through his death and resurrection as good preparation for Easter.
Spiritual Life
Mar 28, 2018
Mary Kate BarthelMary Kate Barthel
Martha and Me: Learning to Worship Again My black dress folds softly across the red velvet pews. I sit quietly in the still sadness, waiting my turn. I’ve never liked funerals. As the rest of the attendees sing a hymn,...
Spiritual Life
Mar 22, 2018
Andy WilemanAndy Wileman
The Church's Business Andy Wileman, lead pastor at Grace Bible Church in Dallas, TX, discusses the equipping and the roles of the saints in the body through a reflection of the seminary leaders at DTS.
Spiritual Life
Mar 20, 2018
Timothy S. WarrenTimothy S. Warren
The Journey to Surrender Dr. Timothy Warren, senior professor of Pastoral Ministries, discusses the process that precedes the response, "Here am I, send me" to God's call.
Spiritual Life
Mar 7, 2018
J. Garrett KellJ. Garrett Kell
How Corporate Worship Strengthens Weary Saints When my church gathers, it appears we have little in common. Our skin colors vary. Our political tastes differ. Cultural backgrounds have ingrained us with diverse identities. We...
Spiritual Life
Mar 2, 2018
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Run It! Finish It! Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor at DTS and president of RREACH, challenges believers to run and finish the life-long, unique race Christ has for each one.
Spiritual Life
Feb 28, 2018
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2017 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | Vincent Parker Not too far from the downtown skyscrapers of Dallas, Texas, Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church sits in the modest Oak Cliff community known as “The Bottom.” Why the name?...