Category: Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life
Oct 13, 2020
Thomas HayesThomas Hayes
An Encounter That Matters Dr. Tom Hayes, executive vice president for Insight for Living in Frisco, TX, speaks an encouraging word about a man's encounter with Jesus and how it makes all the difference for...
Spiritual Life
Oct 1, 2020
Sue G. EdwardsSue G. Edwards
Oust Angst by Running into God’s Shadowed Shelter Dr. Sue Edwards, professor of Education Ministries and Leadership, discusses how our angst reflects the state of the heart, but not the state of the circumstances.
Spiritual Life
Sep 23, 2020
Dave LargentDave Largent
Jesus Christ and Him Crucified Dave Largent, pastor of Lakeview Congregation at Autumn Leaves in Dallas, TX, dives into how the message of Jesus Christ and him crucified provides focus, encouragement, and...
Spiritual Life
Sep 10, 2020
Elizabeth RodriguezElizabeth Rodriguez
What Story Are Your Words Writing? Ms. Elizabeth Rodriguez, groups coordinator at Battle Creek Church in Broken Arrow, OK, asks listeners to weigh their words and speak stories that bring glory to God.
Spiritual Life
Aug 28, 2020
J. Lanier BurnsJ. Lanier Burns
1968 and 2020: Mirror Images Dr. Lanier Burns, research professor of Theological Studies, highlights the similarities between his arrival at DTS and its current environment, specifically focusing on...
Spiritual Life
Jul 15, 2020
Daniel SteffenDaniel Steffen
Singing in the Rain Dr. Daniel Steffen, professor of New Testament, reminds listeners how it is possible to sing in the rain because trials are momentary, resulting in a remolded faith, multiplied...
Spiritual Life
Jun 24, 2020
Joshua J. BleekerJoshua J. Bleeker
Grandma Got It Right Dr. Josh Bleeker, assistant professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership, explains how the law of the Lord doesn't inhibit the good life, but, instead, makes it possible.
Spiritual Life
Jun 10, 2020
Bruce W. FongBruce W. Fong
Love is Our First Action Dr. Bruce Fong, Dean of DTS-Houston and professor of Pastoral Ministries, reminds believers how Jesus commands all who are his to love one another as their first action.
Spiritual Life
May 27, 2020
Jake GrossJake Gross
I Am Not the Gardener 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 L. GlahnSandra L. 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.