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, Texas. 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.

Charles R. Swindoll’s Books

Five Meaningful Minutes a Day

Five minutes is all it takes to refresh and renew oneself in the midst of a…
December 4, 2003

Stress Fractures (Life Topics)

The author brings God's perspective into your daily life and offers relief from the stress that…
August 1, 1992

Charles R. Swindoll’s Contributions

Few Words, Wise Counsel

Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor Emeritus of DTS, addresses the slow, secret, subtle erosion of faith seen in…
November 10, 2020

Keep Your Ministry on Target

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor emeritus at DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, discusses…
September 8, 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
Man seated outside reading a book by Dr. Swindoll

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
Dr. Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Six Habits of Highly Effective People in Ministry

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor at DTS and senior pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, walks…
February 11, 2020

Learn to Cut Straight

DTS teaches many things and it remains firm on accuracy—living an accurate life, communicating accurately, and…
December 20, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Don't Miss What's Invaluable

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, recounts the…
October 22, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Don't Miss the Greatness!

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, implores students to always keep the greatness of God in their…
September 25, 2019

The Most Magnificent Life

Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel, including Seminary Preview Day, to encourage prospective…
August 23, 2019

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…
April 12, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Seminaries

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor at DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, walks through seven…
April 6, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Ministry is a Four Letter Word

Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, and chancellor at DTS, issues the…
March 19, 2019

Let's Crown Character in Today's Culture

Former presidential speechwriter Peggy Noonan has written several fine books. One has a title that stands…
March 15, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium with hand raised while speaking at DTS Chapel

The Value of Knowing the Scoop

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, recounts life lessons from ministry while encouraging students regarding their training,…
January 16, 2019
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Sustaining an Attitude of Gratitude

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor of DTS, encourages believers toward a posture of gratitude and thankfulness with the…
November 27, 2018

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…
November 16, 2018
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Accurately Handling the Word

Chuck Swindoll, senior pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, discusses the weight of responsibility with…
October 5, 2018
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

The Subtle Temptation of Greed

Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Church in Frisco, TX, and chancellor of DTS, interacts with the…
September 11, 2018

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…
August 1, 2018
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Focus on These Things

Chuck Swindoll, pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Plano, TX, talks through the mindset and character…
April 6, 2018

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…
April 4, 2018
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Meaningful Messages in Misfortune

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, continues…
January 17, 2018
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Pressing On Through the Unexpected

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor at DTS and senior pastor at Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX,…
November 28, 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…
November 13, 2017
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