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

Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Things We Do That Make Ministry Difficult

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX,…
October 6, 2017
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

People Who Make the Ministry Difficult

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor at DTS, recounts the lessons he has come to value when interacting…
September 20, 2017

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…
July 14, 2017

Modeling the Role of a Servant

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, reflects…
March 3, 2017

Loving One Another

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, shares…
February 14, 2017
Dr. Swindoll and Cynthia seated together holding hands

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…
February 10, 2017

Become a Lifelong Student of the Scriptures

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, encourages…
January 17, 2017

Autopsy of a Moral Fall

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, discusses…
December 13, 2016
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

The Sinister Sin: Cynicism

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, cautions…
November 30, 2016
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium with arm outstretched while speaking at DTS Chapel

What's Your Attitude?

Chuck Swindoll, DTS Chancellor and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX, continues talking…
October 14, 2016

How to Ruin Your Time at Dallas Seminary

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of DTS and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX…
September 14, 2016
Dr. Swindoll standing at a podium and speaking into a microphone

Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Keep From Competing With Other Believers?

It’s common to feel like you being accepted is out of reach.
July 10, 2016

Claiming the Healing Forgiveness Brings

Dr. Swindoll continues in the vein of his previous message and discusses healing the mess in…
April 8, 2016

Cleaning Up the Trash We Regret

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor at DTS and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, addresses the importance…
March 29, 2016

Ask Dr. Swindoll: How Do You Balance Scholarship When Preaching?

"Am I just parading my knowledge, or am I using a language observation to help listeners…
February 28, 2016

Life Lessons Outside Seminary Classes

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in…
January 13, 2016

Seminary Preview Day: Boars in God's Vineyard

Dr. Chuck Swindoll, Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary & Senior Pastor at Stonebriar Community Church, talks…
November 13, 2015

Ask Dr. Swindoll – Advice for Preachers and Finishing Well

I don’t want to retire. I don’t play golf—the holes are too little. And I think…
October 1, 2015
Dr. Chuck Swindoll standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Train Yourself to be Godly

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, challenges…
September 8, 2015

Wide Her World, Narrow Her Bed

Are you a Luci? Or is there a Luci in your life whom the great Cartographer…
May 1, 2015

The Discipline of Humility

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, encourages…
March 6, 2015
Dr. Mark Bailey seated next to Dr. Swindoll at a DTS event

President Mark Bailey Honored for 30 Years of Service

Dr. Mark L. Bailey, President of Dallas Theological Seminary, was honored for his 30 years of…
March 5, 2015

Don't Fake It

Dr. Charles Swindoll, Chancellor of Dallas Theological Seminary and Senior Pastor of Stonebriar Community Church, gives…
January 14, 2015

Loosen Your Grip

Few people understood human nature better than the apostle Paul.
December 29, 2014
man walking outside the DTS library

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