Category: Spiritual Life

Spiritual Life
Feb 8, 2012
Lesa Engelthaler
6 Ways To Help Those Suffering a Dark Night of the Soul Having been through her own “dark night,” Lesa Engelthaler provides a guide for helping those who feel as if God has abandoned them.
Spiritual Life
Aug 15, 2011
Barb Peil
Free at Last: Sidebar Those who know Christ have come to know the truth that sets us free. We are… Free of sin’s ultimate consequences through God’s forgiveness (Col....
Spiritual Life
Aug 15, 2011
Staff
Resources from the DTS Family Books Recovering the Real Lost Gospel Dr. Darrell L. Bock (ThM, 1979)* Jesus the Messiah: Tracing the Promises, Expectations, and Coming of Israel’s King Dr. Herbert...
Spiritual Life
Aug 15, 2011
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Free at Last One of the greatest blessings is hearing BC (Before Christ) and AC (After Christ) testimonies. Nothing puts tears into the eyes and down the cheeks like testimonies of God’s...
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2011
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Generation to Generation Lately I’ve been hearing that sixty-five is the new forty. And there’s probably some truth to the observation, as the young-at-heart are staying healthy longer.
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2011
Kelly L. Stern
Age with Vitality This is the longer online-only version of an article featuring some of DTS's favorite senior saints. Drs. Hendricks, Lightner, Merrill, Toussaint, and Zuck share wisdom from the...
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2011
Nancy Barton Abbott
Are You Aging Well Spiritually? No matter at what stage we find ourselves, we can age well spiritually. A DTS graduate with a background in gerontology tells how.
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2010
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Majestic Meekness Few experiences reveal our own selfishness more than parenting. I found that to be true as the father of four children. To be perfectly frank, when our kids were little, there was...
Spiritual Life
Nov 2, 2010
Tommy Miller
Joy in the Journey  Joy in Marriage I met my wife, Scottie, on a blind date back in 1963. And it wasn’t always rosy. We struggled for about six years. I grew up in a Christian home—I believed...
Spiritual Life
Nov 2, 2010
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
With a Word With a word the triune God spoke the world into being. Then Jesus, the God-Man, the Logos, came and spanned the divine-human divide by His birth.
Spiritual Life
Sep 1, 2010
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
A Time to Weep, A Time to Laugh Why does God allow pain? According to Gallup, it’s the number-one question unbelievers ask; and if we’re honest, believers wonder too.
Spiritual Life
Sep 1, 2010
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
Have a Blast While You Last I’ve often said I believe the single most significant decision I can make on a day-to-day basis is my choice of attitude.
Spiritual Life
Sep 1, 2010
Roy B. ZuckRoy B. Zuck
Fear God, Enjoy Life: The Message of Ecclesiastes According to a Russian legend a peasant was to receive by a deed all the land he could encompass by running in one day. When the day came, he ran and ran, got back to the starting...
Spiritual Life
Sep 1, 2010
William R. Cutrer
Find God in the Darkness: Psalm 13  A woman in my former congregation sat in  the sanctuary sobbing—for six hours. Maybe longer. She and her husband had endured years of infertility and miscarriages,...
Spiritual Life
Jun 1, 2010
Daniel Jensen
Read It Together “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.” (Luke 8:8) My community group from church met each week. Some nights we would spend the whole evening praying for one another....
Spiritual Life
Jun 1, 2010
Jared Binder
Finding Christ in Unexpected Places Creative Christians enjoy looking for new ways to express old truths. In our zeal we try Looking for God in Harry Potter, Finding God in the Lord of the Rings, and even examining...
Spiritual Life
Apr 1, 2010
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
I Am the Light of the World Consider that the apostle John, on Patmos, a neighboring island to Rhodes, had one far greater than a supposed sun god in mind when he described Jesus Christ.
Spiritual Life
Feb 1, 2010
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
Israel: Encounter God as Storyteller II “You’ve been to Egypt?” I was shocked. We’d been married five years, and I was just making this discovery? 
Spiritual Life
Dec 1, 2009
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
My Advice This Christmas If I may borrow from Charles Dickens’ famous opening line, Christmas can be “the best of times and the worst of times.” We have them both, don’t we?
Spiritual Life
Oct 1, 2009
Michael JusticeMichael Justice
Prayer: The Court of Last Resort Several people affected by disabilities have played a major role in my life since I lost my sight many years ago.  One was a man named Dennis Dordigan (ThM, 1975) who...
Spiritual Life
Jul 1, 2009
Sandra GlahnSandra Glahn
Jordan: Encounter God as Storyteller A great narrative needs a great setting. And God has often set His redemption story in Jordan.
Spiritual Life
Jul 1, 2009
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
See Above the Clouds Storm clouds gather, and not the kind bringing rain’s refreshment. We need renewal and inner relief—like you feel when a sudden cloud blocks the sun’s burn and blows a breeze...
Spiritual Life
Jul 1, 2009
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
How Beautiful the Feet We knew something special was happening when we saw Martin’s feet. Normally he was a snappy dresser, but that day he wore blue flip-flops.
Spiritual Life
Jul 1, 2009
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Fail Safe: Facing Failure Successfully DTS professor Dr. Ramesh Richard speaks to the niche audience of Christian CEOs, business owners, entrepreneurs, and other leaders who do not like to fail and haven’t yet failed,...