Category: Spiritual Life


A Surrendered Life

Bryan Carter, senior pastor of Concord Church, Dallas, TX, begins the Spiritual Life Conference with a…
January 19, 2021


Dr. Mark Yarbrough, president of DTS, opens the spring semester with a view of Joseph that…
January 12, 2021

All “Spiritual Life” Content

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Oust Angst by Running into God’s Shadowed Shelter

Dr. Sue Edwards, professor of Education Ministries and Leadership, discusses how our angst reflects the state…
October 1, 2020
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Jesus Christ and Him Crucified

Dave Largent, pastor of Lakeview Congregation at Autumn Leaves in Dallas, TX, dives into how the…
September 23, 2020
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What Story Are Your Words Writing?

Ms. Elizabeth Rodriguez, groups coordinator at Battle Creek Church in Broken Arrow, OK, asks listeners to…
September 10, 2020

1968 and 2020: Mirror Images

Dr. Lanier Burns, research professor of Theological Studies, highlights the similarities between his arrival at DTS…
August 28, 2020

Singing in the Rain

Dr. Daniel Steffen, professor of New Testament, reminds listeners how it is possible to sing in…
July 15, 2020

Grandma Got It Right

Dr. Josh Bleeker, assistant professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership, explains how the law of the…
June 24, 2020

Love is Our First Action

Dr. Bruce Fong, Dean of DTS-Houston and professor of Pastoral Ministries, reminds believers how Jesus commands…
June 10, 2020

I Am Not the Gardner

Dr. Jake Gross, dean of DTS-ATL, takes a moment to reflect on how peace is not…
May 27, 2020
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Infringement on my Theology of Community, Touch, and Presence

We are living during some interesting times. “Unprecedented.” I’ve read that word multiple times in social…
May 9, 2020
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Remain in the Mind of Others

Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel, including Seminary Preview Day, to encourage prospective…
May 8, 2020
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Testing, Testing: The Global Pan(dem)ic and Trinitarian Christianity

Earlier in my speaking career, I used to count at soundchecks. Counting beyond ten was unnecessary…
May 4, 2020
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. . . Belief

It is utterly out of the question that any man could ever save himself. Of course,…
May 1, 2020
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Walking with God

When it first happened, you could hardly understand  it. You had been seeking something that was…
April 24, 2020
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Passing the Test

The complexities of life in our modern society put many to a severe test. Providing adequately…
April 17, 2020
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What If . . . God Chooses You to Do Something Great?

Amy never would have dreamed God would choose her to do something great. The shy lassie,…
April 10, 2020

How to Adjust to Studying Online

Everything is online. Now what? The current events have left many scrambling for answers. How do we…
April 1, 2020
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Building Leaders: Profile of Aubrey Malphurs

Fifty-six years ago, a freshman at the University of Florida ate lunch with a couple of…
March 27, 2020
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Compelling Love

Dr. Gary Barnes, professor of Biblical Counseling, discusses love, not only as a feeling or gift,…
February 14, 2020
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The Good

Dr. Jim Allman, professor of Old Testament and Bible Exposition, discusses how the good for believers…
February 13, 2020
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When God is Silent

Dr. Sandra Glahn, associate professor of Media Arts and Worship, shares part of her story, reiterating…
January 31, 2020
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Dealing with Knife Wounds in Your Back

Ikki Soma, pastor of City of Refuge Church in Houston, TX, discusses the pain of betrayal…
January 30, 2020
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Creation, Information, and Transformation

Dr. Dan Bolin, president of Refueling in Flight Ministries In Arlington, VA, shares his heart for…
January 28, 2020
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The Struggle with Loneliness

Tim Lundy closes the Spiritual Life Conference with an honest look at loneliness, imploring believers to…
January 24, 2020
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Holy Imitators

Joseph Ingram, vision pastor at Common Bond Church in Houston, TX, discusses how the manner of…
January 23, 2020
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