Category: Stories

Stories
Aug 15, 2018
USAF Veteran Lavonne Shingler's Ministry to Women During her service in the United States Air Force, God's hand on Lavonne Shingler's infant son revived her relationship with the Lord. While stationed overseas, dressed in military...
Stories
Aug 15, 2018
Alec and Amy Zacaroli Work Toward Purpose in Washington, DC Current DTS-DC students Alec and Amy Zacaroli started a non-profit organization in 2003 after years of working and raising a family. As they developed 2540, a ministry focused on...
Stories
Aug 11, 2018
Karlos Lyons: Shaping While Studying in Seminary Karlos Lyons, currently studying Biblical Counseling at DTS, shares a day in his seminary life and highlights the benefits of this unique educational experience.
Stories
Jul 12, 2018
Todd PhillipsTodd Phillips
Dr. Todd Phillips' Goal to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Liberia Through his ministry The Last Well, Dr. Todd Phillips, DTS Doctor of Ministry graduate, has set the ambitious goal of providing clean drinking water as well as eradicating...
Ministry
Jul 12, 2018
Stephanie GiddensStephanie Giddens
Maximizing Impact: Glorifying God through Empowerment As a child, every time National Geographic hit the mailbox, I’d flip through the pages, imagining the places I would one day travel. One theme remained constant–Africa.   I...
Stories
Jun 7, 2018
Joshua J. BleekerJoshua J. Bleeker
Dr. Josh Bleeker - Serving Leaders in Washington, D.C. Dr. Josh Bleeker serves as professor and dean at the DTS Washington DC campus. His passion for God’s Word and love for DTS come together and result in “the best job in the...
Stories
May 31, 2018
Kelley M. MathewsKelley M. Mathews
Preguntas con Poder Transformador: Perfil del Dr. Ron Blue   “No podemos ni convencer ni condenar a nadie. Lo único que hacemos es hablar sobre las buenas nuevas y luego damos un paso atrás y observamos a Dios obrar. Usted...
Stories
May 31, 2018
Kelley M. MathewsKelley M. Mathews
The Transforming Power of Questions: Profile of Dr. Ron Blue “We can not convince or convict anybody. All we do is chatter the good news and then step back and watch God work. You ask, ‘What happens if I do all this stuff—talk to these...
Stories
May 14, 2018
Stephanie GiddensStephanie Giddens
Children’s Clothing Company Making a Difference Vickery Trading Company, a ministry founded by Dallas Theological Seminary graduate Stephanie Giddens, is a children's clothing business that renews hope for refugee women by...
Stories
May 1, 2018
Grace ChoiGrace ChoiSamuel LeeSamuel LeeSamuel P. ChiaSamuel P. ChiaDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Cultural Engagement: A Meeting of East Asia and America Dr. Darrell Bock, executive director of Cultural Engagement at DTS, talks with Samuel Lee, Grace Choi, and Dr. Samuel Chia about the complex and multi-faceted experiences of East...
Stories
Apr 5, 2018
Michael A. OrtizMichael A. Ortiz
Meet Dr. Michael Ortiz, Director of DTS en Español Right now, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the world. However, Hispanic biblical training programs continue to be scarce. Take a moment to hear how the Lord called...
Stories
Apr 2, 2018
Jana Thompson
DTS Graduate Jana Thompson Coaches DC Students Jana Thompson, Associate Director of DTS-DC, pursued graduate studies to deepen her understanding of education. Now, as an MACE graduate, she guides other seminary students and...
Stories
Feb 1, 2018
Bernard FullerBernard Fuller
Dr. Bernard Fuller’s Message of Hope DTS graduate Dr. Bernard Fuller serves as Senior Pastor of New Song Bible Fellowship Church in the Baltimore/Washington, DC, region. For decades, Baltimore has experienced great...
Stories
Jan 30, 2018
Nate BearfieldNate Bearfield
Nate Bearfield's Journey From The Kitchen to the Classroom Nate Bearfield, a student at the DTS-DC campus, had a spectacular culinary career, but it eclipsed other aspects of his life. Now, as he studies in the MACE program, Nate desires...
Stories
Oct 24, 2017
Kyle SponaugleKyle Sponaugle
Kyle Sponaugle’s Unique Ministry at the US Naval Academy Our graduate Kyle Sponaugle ministers to some of the brightest and most talented men and women at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.  Kyle is the Missional Team Leader at...
Stories
Oct 16, 2017
Steve SmithSteve Smith
Dispatches from the Land of Luther: Alumni Profiles of Jürgen Schulz, Scott Way, and Steve Henderson If Martin Luther visited Germany today he could buy a pair of Hier stehe ich Converse sneakers, attend a Luther-themed musical oratorio touring the country, or drink a high-malt...
Stories
Sep 11, 2017
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Dr. Stanley Toussaint: A Humble, Spiritual Giant and Hero of the Faith The humble, spiritual giant from Hinckley, Minnesota, who touched the lives of many, taught and preached the Scriptures, and loved well, is home—with his Lord and Savior. Dr....
Campus News
Sep 5, 2017
Stanley D. ToussaintStanley D. Toussaint
Stanley D. Toussaint (1928-2017) In the morning hours of Tuesday, September 5, 2017, Stanley D. Toussaint, DTS professor from 1960 to 2012 and beloved teacher of many, went to be with the Lord.
Stories
Aug 6, 2017
Nancy Renfer SturgesNancy Renfer SturgesRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
A Prayer's Legacy I don’t remember a day without prayer. As a young girl growing up, my parents Dr. Rudolf (ThM, 1939) and Dr. Mary Emma Renfer taught me to pray. Over the years my family...
Stories
Jul 7, 2017
Aaron SchubertAaron SchubertRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Prayer and the PhD Student I wanted to find a ministry that would help me stay grounded amidst the mass of theological ideas. I wanted those ideas to pour into the rest of my life.
Stories
Jul 1, 2017
Karen HawkinsKaren HawkinsOwen WildmanOwen Wildman
Community Care: Alumni Profile of Karen Hawkins Don’t feel like you have to be like everybody else. You be who God made you to be.
Spiritual Life
Jun 21, 2017
Rodney H. OrrRodney H. Orr
How the Rhythm of Prayer Fine-Tunes Ministry "God moves people... We’re not afraid to trust God because we know he has our best interest at heart."
Stories
Jun 1, 2017
Ted G. Kitchens
Dr. Ted Kitchens Leads Christ Chapel in Fort Worth Since 1980, Dr. Ted Kitchens has served at Christ Chapel Bible Church in Fort Worth, Texas which has been called a church without walls. As Senior Pastor, Dr. Kitchens has...
Stories
Mar 22, 2017
Gloria FurmanGloria FurmanRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
How I Write: Gloria Furman Gloria Furman (MACE, 2007) who serves with her husband, Dave (ThM, 2007), at Redeemer Church in Dubai, shares her insight into the craft of writing.