Category: Stories

Stories
Oct 6, 2020
Virginia ProdanVirginia ProdanBill HendricksBill Hendricks
Facing Death for Following Christ In this episode, Bill Hendricks and Virginia Prodan discuss her life story, focusing on her work defending Christians in Romania. Note: This interview was recorded before social...
Stories
Jun 16, 2020
Costi HinnCosti HinnMikel Del RosarioMikel Del Rosario
Escaping the Prosperity Gospel In this episode Mikel Del Rosario and Costi Hinn discuss the prosperity gospel, focusing on Hinn's spiritual journey out of the religious movement. This interview was recorded...
Spiritual Life
Mar 27, 2020
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey Malphurs Fifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of friends who took the trouble to share a tract with him. That freshman, Aubrey Malphurs (ThM,...
Stories
Mar 18, 2020
Alastair HowieAlastair Howie
DTS Alum Alastair Howie's Life Changing Decision Alastair Howie (MABS, 1996) had an encounter with the Lord that changed his trajectory from corporate stock broker to chaplain within corporate businesses. After founding Chaplain...
Ministry
Feb 18, 2020
Neil TombaNeil TombaDarrell L. BockDarrell L. Bock
Conversations Coast to Coast In this episode, Dr. Darrell L. Bock and Pastor Neil Tomba discuss cycling 3,000 miles across the United States, focusing on engaging in conversations about faith and Jesus with...
Diversity
Feb 4, 2020
Thomas TarrantsThomas TarrantsBill HendricksBill Hendricks
Leaving Hate Behind In this episode, Dr. Thomas Tarrants shares with Bill Hendricks his personal story of transformation through the gospel from a violent racist in the Ku Klux Klan to a committed...
Campus News
Oct 25, 2019
Raquel P. WrotenRaquel P. Wroten
2019 Alumni Distinguished Service Award | Henry Breidenthal At eighty-seven years old, Dr. Henry Breidenthal continues a spiritual discipline that began with the phrase, “No Bible, No Breakfast.” This saying may seem familiar to some,...
Bible
Oct 15, 2019
Mark M. YarbroughMark M. Yarbrough
Why Seminary? Why DTS? Dr Mark Yarbrough, vice president for Academic Affairs and professor of Bible Exposition, greets the prospective students with a message about attending seminary and what Dallas...
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 JargalsaikhanChinzo Jargalsaikhan
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
Tonya NealTonya Neal
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 DerusAdam Derus
Adam Derus: A Commuter Student Story Adam Derus (ThM), 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...
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
Jalil DawoodJalil Dawood
Once a Refugee, Now a Pastor In 1982, during the brutal and bloody Iran-Iraq war, Jalil Dawood (MACM, 2007) managed to slip out of Iraq, where he had been persecuted as an infidel under Saddam Hussein’s...
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 (ThM, 1998), pastor of Bethel Church, has the vision and...
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...