Mark L. Bailey

Dr. Bailey assumed the role of DTS Chancellor after serving for 19 years as the Seminary’s fifth President, and continues his role as Sr. Professor in the Bible Exposition department. In addition to his years at Dallas Theological Seminary, he has pastored various churches in Arizona and Texas. He was a seminar instructor for Walk Thru the Bible Ministries for twenty years and is in demand for Bible conferences and other preaching engagements all over the country and world. His overseas ministries have included Venezuela, Argentina, Hungary, and China. He is also a regular tour leader in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Greece, and Rome. His board service includes Bible Study Fellowship, Walk Thru the Bible Ministries, and Word of Life.

Mark L. Bailey’s Journal Articles

  • “Training You Can Trust.” Bibliotheca Sacra (160:637). 2003. 13-22.
  • “The Kingdom in the Parables of Matthew 13.” Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 449-459.
  • “The Kingdom in the Parables of Matthew 13.” Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 266-279.
  • “The Kingdom in the Parables of Matthew 13.” Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 172-188.
  • “The Kingdom in the Parables of Matthew 13.” Bibliotheca Sacra (155). 1998. 29-38.
  • Review of “Basic Bible Interpretation.” Bibliotheca Sacra (149). 1992. 101-102.

Mark L. Bailey’s Books

Mark L. Bailey’s Contributions

Prerequisites For Doing Well

Dr. Mark Bailey, chancellor and senior professor of Bible Exposition, discusses the courage necessary to lead…
February 9, 2021
Dr. Mark Bailey, DTS chancellor, in chapel at DTS

Living in Purity and Perspective

Dr. Mark Bailey concludes the Nathan D. Maier Memorial series by progressing through the final chapter…
October 9, 2020

God's Answer to a Discouraged Heart

Dr. Mark Bailey continues the Nathan D. Maier Memorial Series in Bible Exposition with a message…
October 8, 2020
Dr. Mark Bailey in chapel at DTS

What to Do When the Good Life Doesn't Satisfy Anymore

Dr. Mark Bailey, chancellor of DTS and senior professor of Bible Exposition, opens this year's Nathan…
October 6, 2020
Dr. Bock recording The Table podcast

Leadership in Uncertain Circumstances

In this episode, Drs. Darrell L. Bock, Mark Bailey, and Mark Yarborough discuss Christian leadership, focusing…
May 19, 2020

It is Because of Him

A few years ago, in a paved area northeast of the theater of ancient Corinth, someone…
April 3, 2020

Understanding the Passion Week – Classic

In this classic episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Mark Bailey, and Dr. James…
March 31, 2020
Dr. Bock, Dr. Bailey, Dr. Allman and Mikel Del Rosario recording The Table podcast

Understanding the Passion Week – Classic

In this classic episode, Mikel Del Rosario, Dr. Darrell Bock, Dr. Mark Bailey, and Dr. James…
March 31, 2020

The Express Image of His Glory

Then Moses said, “I pray You, show me Your glory!” 
(Exodus 33:18) And the Word became…
November 29, 2019

Reflection of the Truth

Beholding the Word of God is like looking in a mirror. We see two things: We…
November 1, 2019
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

The Bible: A Metaphor for Maturity

Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS, begins the new semester with a word of exhortation about…
August 27, 2019

A Call to Self-Reflective Action

Our nation’s latest tragedies raise many questions for all of us. However, a few things are…
August 9, 2019

Alive to Forward

To put it in a simple metaphor, before we came to Christ, the Bible teaches that all…
June 28, 2019
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Principles to Prevent Prima Donnas

Dr. Mark Bailey, president and senior professor of Bible Exposition, discusses the greatness of God and…
May 15, 2019

Achieving Our Highest Standard

There’s a question that always occurs to me as I read Jesus’s words in Matthew 10:25,…
March 1, 2019
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Leaders Praying For Leaders

Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS, begins a new semester with prayer, highlighting how leaders pray,…
January 15, 2019

The Telescope of Greatness and the Microscope of Grace

He makes the barren woman abide in the house as a joyful mother of children. (Psalm…
December 1, 2018
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Christmas Connections

Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS and senior professor of Bible Exposition, shares the reminder that…
November 30, 2018
Dr. Yarbrough, Dr. Bailey, and Dr. Bock recording The Table podcast

The Relationship of the Old Testament to the New Testament

In this episode, Drs. Mark Yarbrough, Darrell L. Bock, Mark Bailey, and Pastor Andy Stanley discuss…
October 16, 2018

The Dark Corners of Our Praises

In his exposition of Psalm 88, Spurgeon wrote, “The mind can descend far lower than the…
September 28, 2018
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

Super Grace – Super Good

Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS and senior professor of Bible Exposition, begins the new semester…
August 28, 2018

God's Creative Vision

From the very beginning, we see God’s artistry—in the act of creation—creating ex nihilo, out of…
June 20, 2018
Dr. Mark Bailey standing at podium speaking at DTS Chapel

The Beauty of Community

Dr. Mark Bailey, president of DTS, pauses to discuss the community of believers and the unity…
May 16, 2018

Great Time for Worship

One of the things I appreciate about DTS’s commitment to a dispensational approach to Scripture is…
February 21, 2018
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