Charles R. Swindoll

Charles R. Swindoll has devoted his life to the accurate, practical teaching and application of God’s Word and His grace. A pastor at heart, Chuck has served as the founder and senior pastor-teacher of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX. His leadership as president and now chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary has helped prepare and equip a new generation for ministry. Chuck and his wife Cynthia, have four grown children, ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Spiritual Life
Apr 12, 2019
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: Do You Have Any Advice for the Older, Nontraditional Student? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Spiritual Life
Apr 5, 2019
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Seminaries Chuck Swindoll, chancellor at DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, walks through seven priorities for successful seminaries, reminiscing on legacy and challenging...
Ministry
Mar 19, 2019
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Ministry is a Four Letter Word Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, and chancellor at DTS, issues the heartfelt challenge of letting love be central in ministry.
Bible
Mar 15, 2019
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Let's Crown Character in Today's Culture Former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan has written several fine books. One has a title that stands out above the rest. It is the one she wrote about our fortieth president,...
Spiritual Life
Jan 16, 2019
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The Value of Knowing the Scoop Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, recounts life lessons from ministry while encouraging students regarding their training, which develop perseverance and good character.
Spiritual Life
Nov 27, 2018
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Sustaining an Attitude of Gratitude Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, encourages believers toward a posture of gratitude and thankfulness with the intention of being contagious to others.
Ministry
Nov 16, 2018
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Handle Failure? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Ministry
Oct 5, 2018
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Accurately Handling the Word Chuck Swindoll, senior pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, discusses the weight of responsibility with regard to the handling of scripture as teachers and leaders of the...
Spiritual Life
Sep 11, 2018
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The Subtle Temptation of Greed Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, and chancellor of DTS, interacts with the story of Gehazi in 2 Kings, highlighting the temptation to envy in contrast to...
Spiritual Life
Aug 1, 2018
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Handle Change? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Spiritual Life
Apr 6, 2018
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Focus on These Things Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Plano, TX, talks through the mindset and character of believers and offers truths for living.
Article
Apr 4, 2018
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: What are Some of the Ways You Prepare Your Heart for Worship? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Spiritual Life
Jan 17, 2018
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Meaningful Messages in Misfortune Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, continues to encourage believers to see the life lessons from God when they walk...
Ministry
Nov 28, 2017
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Pressing On Through the Unexpected Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor at DTS and senior pastor at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, discusses the unexpected situations that change life, which is the last in...
Ministry
Nov 13, 2017
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: Are Relationships Important for Reformation and Change? Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered...
Ministry
Oct 6, 2017
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Things We Do That Make Ministry Difficult Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, discusses how the pressure points of life before seminary are still present...
Ministry
Sep 20, 2017
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People Who Make the Ministry Difficult Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor at DTS, recounts the lessons he has come to value when interacting with others in ministry.
Ministry
Jul 14, 2017
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Respond When God is Silent? We stumble over our own talent and over the noise we make when we should quietly wait. Believers who are maturing not only respect God’s silence, they model it as well.
Spiritual Life
Mar 3, 2017
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Modeling the Role of a Servant Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, reflects on the humility of a servant and its role in the life of Christians.
Bible
Feb 14, 2017
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Loving One Another Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, shares about the key identifier of the church: love for one another.
Ministry
Feb 10, 2017
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Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Does Your Wife, Cynthia, Enhance Your Ministry? Cynthia has loved Christ more intensely and more consistently than I ever have. It’s what drew me to her. She really loves Christ, and she wants excellence for me.
Bible
Jan 17, 2017
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Become a Lifelong Student of the Scriptures Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, encourages students to continue to pursue their study of the word throughout...
Bible
Dec 13, 2016
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Autopsy of a Moral Fall Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, discusses the sin of lust and how it can permeate the seminary experience.
Spiritual Life
Nov 30, 2016
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The Sinister Sin: Cynicism Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, cautions in his message against becoming too cynical despite achieving academic...