Category: Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life
May 27, 2020
Jake GrossJake Gross
I Am Not the Gardner Dr. Jake Gross, dean of DTS-ATL, takes a moment to reflect on how peace is not found in planning, but rather in the confession that God is the Gardener of life and the actions of...
Spiritual Life
May 9, 2020
Caroline KhamenehCaroline Khameneh
Infringement on my Theology of Community, Touch, and Presence We are living during some interesting times. “Unprecedented.” I’ve read that word multiple times in social media and in other places. The COVID-19 virus is now in all fifty...
Ministry
May 8, 2020
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Remain in the Mind of Others 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. ...
Spiritual Life
May 4, 2020
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Testing, Testing: The Global Pan(dem)ic and Trinitarian Christianity Earlier in my speaking career, I used to count at soundchecks. Counting beyond ten was unnecessary and a bit challenging. On occasions, I quoted Scripture, mimicking my dad, who...
Spiritual Life
May 1, 2020
Lewis Sperry ChaferLewis Sperry Chafer
. . . Belief It is utterly out of the question that any man could ever save himself. Of course, it depends on what we mean by “being saved.” If it is merely to make oneself a little better...
Spiritual Life
Apr 24, 2020
John F. WalvoordJohn F. Walvoord
Walking with God When it first happened, you could hardly understand  it. You had been seeking something that was missing in your life—an inner peace, a sense of having found the real meaning of...
Spiritual Life
Apr 17, 2020
Donald K. CampbellDonald K. Campbell
Passing the Test The complexities of life in our modern society put many to a severe test. Providing adequately for the needs of a growing family is a demanding and often wearisome task. In...
Spiritual Life
Apr 10, 2020
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
What If . . . God Chooses You to Do Something Great? Amy never would have dreamed God would choose her to do something great. The shy lassie, born the oldest in a family of seven, grew up in beautiful Northern Ireland, but not...
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2020
Jackson WoosleyJackson Woosley
How to Adjust to Studying Online Everything is online. Now what? The current events have left many scrambling for answers. How do we effectively transition our school or business online? How much of life do we...
Spiritual Life
Mar 27, 2020
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey Malphurs Fifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of friends who took the trouble to share a tract with him. That freshman, Aubrey Malphurs (ThM,...
Spiritual Life
Feb 14, 2020
Gary BarnesGary Barnes
Compelling Love Dr. Gary Barnes, professor of Biblical Counseling, discusses love, not only as a feeling or gift, but as a motivation for accepting and affirming behavior toward others.
Spiritual Life
Feb 13, 2020
James E. AllmanJames E. Allman
The Good Dr. Jim Allman, professor of Old Testament and Bible Exposition, discusses how the good for believers always focuses on Christlikeness, to include sharing in Christ's suffering.
Spiritual Life
Jan 31, 2020
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
When God is Silent Dr. Sandra Glahn, associate professor of Media Arts and Worship, shares part of her story, reiterating how the road of faith is filled with doubt, hope, and grief when the Unseen...
Spiritual Life
Jan 30, 2020
Ikki SomaIkki Soma
Dealing with Knife Wounds in Your Back Ikki Soma, pastor of City of Refuge Church in Houston, TX, discusses the pain of betrayal and the response of believers as highlighted through David's experience of betrayal by...
Spiritual Life
Jan 28, 2020
Dan BolinDan Bolin
Creation, Information, and Transformation Dr. Dan Bolin, president of Refueling in Flight Ministries In Arlington, VA, shares his heart for camping and how this experience exposes believers to God's creation, information...
Spiritual Life
Jan 24, 2020
Tim LundyTim Lundy
The Struggle with Loneliness Tim Lundy closes the Spiritual Life Conference with an honest look at loneliness, imploring believers to learn from and lean on Jesus.
Houston Chapel
Jan 23, 2020
Joseph IngramJoseph Ingram
Holy Imitators Joseph Ingram, vision pastor at Common Bond Church in Houston, TX, discusses how the manner of God's love to those who know Jesus Christ compels them to live holy now, recognizing...
Spiritual Life
Jan 23, 2020
Tim LundyTim Lundy
The Struggle with Burnout For those who struggle with burnout, Tim Lundy continues to encourage learning from and leaning on Jesus.
Spiritual Life
Jan 22, 2020
Tim LundyTim Lundy
The Struggle with Temptation Tim Lundy continues to talk about different struggles in ministry with a focus on temptation, reiterating his message of learning from and leaning on Jesus.
Spiritual Life
Jan 21, 2020
Tim LundyTim Lundy
The Struggle with Insecurity Tim Lundy, senior pastor of Venture Christian Church in Los Gatos, CA, begins the Spiritual Life Conference with a message about insecurity, challenging listeners to learn from and...
Spiritual Life
Jan 17, 2020
Kim HumphriesKim HumphriesPhilip F. HumphriesPhilip F. Humphries
Lessons From Suffering and Loss Dr. Phil Humphries, associate professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership, and his wife, Kim, a licensed clinical social worker and counselor, discuss the lessons they are...
Ministry
Jan 15, 2020
Dr. Ramesh RichardDr. Ramesh Richard
Get It Done! Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries, challenges believers to prioritize an engaged heart and mind to persevere in seminary and...
Spiritual Life
Jan 14, 2020
Joe M. Allen Jr.Joe M. Allen Jr.
Don't Kid Yourself Dr. Joe Allen, Jr, campus pastor at DTS, opens the spring semester by encouraging listeners to be both hearers and doers of the word, for only hearing and not doing is deceptive...
Spiritual Life
Dec 27, 2019
Brian J. WrightBrian J. Wright
New Year, New Approach to Daily Devotions Are you tired of reading the same devotional books every year? Are you looking for a fresh approach to your spiritual life in 2020 and beyond? Would you like a new way to spark...