Category: Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life
Jul 19, 2019
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
A Reflection of God's Grace The pastor’s message on this particular Sunday morning had opened a floodgate of emotions my fourteen-year-old self had so carefully kept at bay. “He loves you—exactly the...
Spiritual Life
Jul 17, 2019
Kevin HawkinsKevin Hawkins
Who Is This Jesus? Dr. Kevin Hawkins, senior pastor of Bibleway Bible Church and vice president of Student Services at Southern Bible Institute and College, both in Dallas, TX, encourages believers...
Book Excerpts
Jul 15, 2019
Brian J. WrightBrian J. Wright
A Christian without Community Is Like a Song without Melody Growth in faith does not come about in vitro. It occurs in the womb of the church and is the work of the whole community. God created us to connect with Him and others—not...
Ministry
Jul 12, 2019
Célestin MusekuraCélestin Musekura
Forgiven: A Holistic Transformation I remember vividly how I felt in that classroom at the Agriculture University. Pastor Okoch’s hatred was palpable, and I began to wonder what I had said to compel this man to...
Spiritual Life
Jul 11, 2019
David FurmanDavid Furman
Weakness is Always the Way Dave Furman, senior pastor of Redeemer Church of Dubai, UAE, encourages believers to recognize how God accomplishes more for his mission in suffering than that which is seen now.
Spiritual Life
Jul 3, 2019
Daniel L. HillDaniel L. Hill
The Names We Call Ourselves Dr. Daniel Hill, assistant professor of Theological Studies, highlights of the primary tasks of the people of God, which is to remember how identity is defined by relationship to...
Spiritual Life
Jun 28, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Alive to Forward To put it in a simple metaphor, before we came to Christ, the Bible teaches that all of our life was a life of driving in reverse. The doctrine of depravity doesn’t teach that...
Spiritual Life
Jun 19, 2019
Bryan ChappellBryan Chappell
Life After Lions Dr. Bryan Chappell, senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Peoria, IL, discusses Daniel's trust in God's love and faithfulness and encourages believers to trust in the...
Spiritual Life
May 22, 2019
Stephen BrownStephen Brown
Finishing Well Pastor Stephen Brown, lead pastor of Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church in Dallas, TX, encourages believers in their pursuit of the education and challenges them to finish well.
Spiritual Life
May 15, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Principles to Prevent Prima Donnas Dr. Mark Bailey, president and senior professor of Bible Exposition, discusses the greatness of God and the humbling use of his people among humanity for his glory.
Faith & Work
May 12, 2019
Jorge PerezJorge Perez
Shrimp Leadership and Other Lessons from Mamá Many people have come to believe that leadership is about changing the world and only rare individuals with the right skill, talent, position, and experience can accomplish it. Not...
Spiritual Life
Apr 26, 2019
Ryan BearRyan Bear
Senior Preaching Week: The Cornucopia of Chaos Ryan Bear concludes Senior Preaching Week with a message that encourages believers to know security and peace is theirs, even within a chaotic world.
Spiritual Life
Apr 24, 2019
Kevin KusunokiKevin Kusunoki
Senior Preaching Week: David's Great Sin Kevin Kusunoki processes the deeper sin of David, reminding believers to recognize God's sovereignty in their lives and repenting of the self-reign of human nature.
Spiritual Life
Apr 23, 2019
Ray Glover Jr.Ray Glover Jr.
Senior Preaching Week: Enjoying the Peace of the Lord's Kingship Ray Glover, Jr., begins Senior Preaching Week with a message about the Lord's peace and how living holy reflects the prioritization of the Lord's kingship in the life of the...
Spiritual Life
Apr 12, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Ask Dr. Swindoll: Do You Have Any Advice for the Older, Nontraditional Student? 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...
Houston Chapel
Apr 11, 2019
J. William JohnstonJ. William Johnston
Better than Everything Dr. Will Johnston, associate professor of NT studies, reminds believers of using the sight God provides, thus learning to value the Son of Man over everything and everyone else.
Spiritual Life
Apr 10, 2019
Ben StuartBen Stuart
Survival Skills Pt. 2 Ben Stuart, pastor of Passion City Church in Washington, DC, discusses the second set of survival strategies essential to thriving in seminary, ministry, and life.
Spiritual Life
Apr 9, 2019
Ben StuartBen Stuart
Survival Skills Ben Stuart, pastor of Passion City Church in Washington, DC, discusses the first set of survival strategies essential to thriving in seminary, ministry, and life.
Houston Chapel
Apr 8, 2019
Christopher C. MooreChristopher C. Moore
Lessons from the Burning Bush Rev. Christopher Moore, senior pastor at New Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Houston, TX, affirms how a true encounter with God qualifies the call to ministry.
Spiritual Life
Apr 5, 2019
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Seminaries Chuck Swindoll, chancellor at DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, walks through seven priorities for successful seminaries, reminiscing on legacy and challenging...
Spiritual Life
Apr 4, 2019
Jada EdwardsJada Edwards
Maturity for the Mission Jada Edwards, speaker and bible teacher at CJE Enterprises, LLC, in Frisco, TX, reminds believers that, in order to live on mission for God, there needs to be a part toward deeper...
Spiritual Life
Mar 29, 2019
Duncan PerryDuncan Perry
From a Position of Brokenness Throughout my life, pride has plagued me. It often shadows and colors my thoughts, ambitions, dreams, and desires. If not for God’s grace, I think it would have destroyed me long...
Ministry
Mar 20, 2019
Crawford LorittsCrawford Loritts
Footprints in the Sand Dr. Crawford Loritts, senior pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Roswell, GA, discusses David's commission to Solomon as a message of living a life of courage, obedience, and...
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,...