Category: Stories

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
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.
Stories
Feb 2, 2017
Rebecca CarrellRebecca Carrell
Christian Radio Host Rebecca Carrell as the Prodigal Daughter Radio host Rebecca Carrell enrolled at DTS with a desire to know Christ more intimately through the study of His Word. Her journey to the Seminary has been one of a prodigal...
Stories
Jan 9, 2017
Matt SnyderMatt Snyder
Combatting Heresy with Mobile Apps False pastors and false prophets have infiltrated numerous churches in South Korea, spreading their dangerous poisons of heresy. Masquerading as saints, these tricksters slither...
Stories
Jan 9, 2017
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
How I Study: Kevin Perry You probably think many DTS students come to study God’s Word to go into ministry. But what about those who God has already placed in leadership and who are looking to expand...
Stories
Jan 9, 2017
Steve SmithSteve Smith
Truth Poured Through Personality: Dr. Haddon W. Robinson Considered among the top English-speaking preachers of the twentieth century Haddon W. Robinson (ThM, 1955) would be the first to brush away accolades. “There are no great...
Stories
Oct 27, 2016
Erwin W. LutzerErwin W. Lutzer
Dr. Erwin Lutzer’s Brilliant Career in Christian Ministry We're delighted to share this video highlighting the accomplished work of our friend, Dr. Erwin Lutzer. He has served as Senior Pastor of the Moody Church for thirty-six years, has...
Stories
Sep 9, 2016
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2016 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | James R. Congdon When Jim Congdon arrived in Topeka, Kansas, in 1976, he was fresh out of Dallas Theological Seminary. At that time, Topeka Bible Church (TBC) had about 300 people attending its...
Stories
Sep 9, 2016
Steve ElkinsSteve Elkins
Jim Rayburn: DTS, Young Life, and His Legacy Dr. Lewis Sperry Chafer, Dallas Theological Seminary’s founder and first president, dreamed of the day “the seminary would send all its grads to the mission...
Stories
Sep 1, 2016
Ekpedeme Wade
From Doctor to Counselor: Dr. Wade's Journey to Houston Dr. Ekpedeme Wade is DTS-Houston's newest counseling professor for the Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling. She's trained both as a medical doctor and now in the care of the...
Stories
Aug 18, 2016
Nika SpauldingNika Spaulding
Nika Spaulding Scripts Women’s Bible Study Curriculum Meet Nika Spaulding, a dynamic force with boundless energy. As the Director of Women’s Equipping and Curriculum at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, Nika produces the...
Stories
Jul 30, 2016
Steve ShadrachSteve Shadrach
Five Funniest Memories I Have of Dr. Charles Ryrie My friend and mentor Dr. Charles Ryrie passed away this past February at the age of 90. His mind was still sharp, and I received a note from him just a few months prior, and...
Stories
Jul 24, 2016
Alumni Profile: Don Regier Back in 1965, DTS alumnus and special Bible lecturer the late Dr. J. Vernon McGee mentioned a “prodigal pig.” A young man named Don Regier heard him that day,...