Category: Stories

Ministry
Aug 30, 2019
Ed HerrelkoEd HerrelkoRaquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Fishers of Men: Pursuing a Unique Calling Recently, Pine Cove announced its founder, William T. (Bill) McKenzie, went to be with the Lord. In their tribute to him they wrote, “He was a man full of vision and action, and...
Stories
Aug 30, 2019
Donald P. RegierDonald P. RegierDr Mike Lawson
The Heritage Don Regier, associate professor emeritus in the EML dept, and Dr. Mike Lawson, senior professor of EML, recall the heritage and history of DTS through their experiences.
Stories
Jul 25, 2019
Chinzo Jargalsaikhan’s Passion to Bring Jesus to Mongolia Mongolia is a country that is not only growing in population but growing in the number of believers in Christ. They have witnessed a 7.9% evangelical growth rate per year compared...
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...
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...
Campus News
May 7, 2019
Nathan FanNathan Fan
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. David Lowery after 42 Years As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion...
Campus News
Apr 25, 2019
Ethel GouldEthel Gould
Celebrating the Retirement of Dr. Elliott Johnson after 47 Years Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the...
Stories
Apr 5, 2019
Steve SmithSteve Smith
Stay the Course: Profile of Robert P. Lightner Robert P. Lightner (ThM, 1959; ThD, 1964) remembered nothing of the Piper Tri-Pacer plane crash that killed the pilot and grievously injured him after a preaching trip to Borger,...
Stories
Feb 19, 2019
DTS Grad Tonya Neal Ministers to the Abused Each year there are approximately 5.3 million incidents of physical abuse toward women and over three million incidents towards men. Abuse cuts across all racial, ethnic,...
Stories
Jan 29, 2019
Adam Derus: A Commuter Student Story Adam Derus, a commuter student who lives in Pennsylvania and attends classes at the DTS-DC campus, shares his story with a joy-filled heart. Through DTS's hybrid online/classroom...
Campus News
Dec 19, 2018
National Geographic Magazine Recognizes Biblical Manuscript Preservation Work of DTS Alumni National Geographic magazine has featured DTS senior research professor of New Testament Studies Dr. Dan Wallace (ThM, 1979; PhD 1995), along with Liberty University professor Dr....
Stories
Nov 19, 2018
Once a Refugee, Now a Pastor In 1982, during the brutal and bloody Iran-Iraq war, Jalil Dawood managed to slip out of Iraq, where he had been persecuted as an infidel under Saddam Hussein’s reign of terror....
Ministry
Nov 2, 2018
Beth BarronBeth Barron
Serving the World in a City: Alumni Profile of Cameron Mullens Cameron Mullens (ThM, 2011) paces across a room in a worn, weathered church building. He gestures and scrawls on the whiteboard in front of more than a hundred students. Women with...
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....
Stories
Oct 11, 2018
Wayne SmithWayne Smith
Pastor Wayne Smith Leads Bethel Church of Houston Houston, TX, is now the most ethnically diverse metropolitan area in the country, surpassing New York City. Wayne Smith, pastor of Bethel Church, has the vision and prayer to bring...
Ministry
Oct 5, 2018
Wayne BraudrickWayne Braudrick
God's Wonders in the Place of Darkness “I would give about anything to not have to say what I am about to tell you.” The speaker was our family physician, a friend of twenty years, and the conversation occurred six...
Campus News
Sep 21, 2018
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2018 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | Gary DeSalvo Thirty-seven years ago a group of ordinary people called Gary DeSalvo to lead Temple Bible Church in Temple, Texas, straight, “fresh out of seminary, in 1981,” DeSalvo...
Stories
Aug 30, 2018
Lightner: Finishing Strong It was in a one-room school house near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania that a young Robert Lightner first discovered he wanted to be a teacher. “I went there for eight grades and I...
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...