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 Emeritus 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

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Making a Lasting Difference for the Kingdom of God

Now you followed my teaching, conduct, purpose, faith, patience, love, perseverance, persecutions, and sufferings, such as…
August 3, 2022

Making a Lasting Difference – Dr. Chuck Swindoll

Dr. Chuck Swindoll serves as the Chancellor Emeritus of Dallas Theological Seminary. He shares a message…
April 22, 2022

What Will You Pass on to Others?

Dr.Swindoll is the current DTS Chancellor Emeritus and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco,…
January 14, 2022

Don't Miss the Messages in Your Misfortune

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, chancellor emeritus at DTS, encourages listeners to not miss the messages in their…
November 12, 2021

Fleshly Failures that Damage a Ministry

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor emeritus at DTS, discusses aspects of one's personal life that can inhibit future…
October 1, 2021

Boars in God's Vineyard

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor emeritus at DTS and founder of Insight For Living, discusses how to love…
September 7, 2021

The Essential Ingredient for Ministry

Chuck Swindoll, chancellor emeritus of DTS, discusses a rarely mentioned ingredient for ministry: integrity.
August 26, 2021

You and Your Eulogy

Chancellor Emeritus Chuck Swindoll speaks to perspective students, encouraging them in the present season of life.
April 16, 2021

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
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