Category: Spiritual Life

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...
Spiritual Life
Oct 19, 2018
Paul E. PettitPaul E. Pettit
Cleaning House Dr. Paul Pettit, Director of Career Services and adjunct professor at DTS, challenges believers regarding cleaning house, highlighting Jesus' response to greed and corruption in...
Spiritual Life
Oct 19, 2018
Jennifer RothJennifer Roth
I Got an "A" in Trauma I’ve gone through some dark seasons in my life. Hardship and heartache have evolved into uninvited companions who have stayed far longer than I would have ever chosen....
Bible
Oct 17, 2018
Terri MooreTerri Moore
But It is Not So Among You: Jesus and Power in Mark's Gospel Dr. Terri Moore, adjunct professor of New Testament at DTS, Criswell College, and Dallas Baptist University, talks about how Jesus rejects systems of power that depend on authority...
Spiritual Life
Oct 16, 2018
James WomackJames Womack
God Will Provide Mr. James Womack, senior pastor of Destiny Church in Fort Worth, TX, affirms how God will graciously supply for all believers' needs as they graciously supply for the needs of...
Bible
Oct 12, 2018
Linda M. MartenLinda M. Marten
Freedom from Our Condemning Hearts Everywhere we turn, we compare ourselves—we look, measure, evaluate, and then rank ourselves—with others around us. If we’re honest, we can unfailingly find someone who stirs...
Missions
Oct 11, 2018
Afshin ZiafatAfshin Ziafat
The Sending Gospel Pastor Afshin Ziafat dives into God's word and encourages believers to be obedient to the calling of Christ and go out into spaces that are uncomfortable for the perpetuation of...
Missions
Oct 9, 2018
Afshin ZiafatAfshin Ziafat
The Call Afshin Ziafat, lead pastor of Providence Church in Frisco, TX, begins the Missions and Evangelism Lectureship with an encouraging message about the replication of the gospel and...
Spiritual Life
Sep 28, 2018
Michael EasleyMichael Easley
A Prayer of Pardon, Protection, and Patience Dr. Michael Easley concludes the Nathan D. Maier Memorial Series in Bible Exposition with a message about waiting and the character of those who wait on the Lord.