Paul E. Pettit

Paul Pettit serves as Director of Placement and teaches in the departments of Spiritual Formation and Leadership and Pastoral Ministries. He and his wife, Pamela, and their five children live in Rockwall, Texas, where they are involved in their church and a local Christian school. Paul’s background includes experience as a sportscaster, author, and speaker. His books include Dynamic Dads: How to Be a Hero to Your Kids, Congratulations, You’ve Got ‘Tweens, Congratulations, You’re Gonna Be a Dad!, which he coauthored with his wife, and Foundations of Spiritual Formation. A graduate of the University of Kansas and the Moody Bible Institute’s Advanced Studies Program, Paul has also earned a Master of Theology degree and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Dallas Theological Seminary.

Paul E. Pettit’s Contributions

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Imitate Me

Dr. Paul Pettit, director of Career Services, encourages believers to find role models who point them…
August 13, 2019
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Cleaning House

Dr. Paul Pettit, Director of Career Services and adjunct professor at DTS, challenges believers regarding cleaning…
October 19, 2018
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Loose Lips Sink Ships

Dr. Paul Pettit, director of Career Services at DTS, discusses gossip and highlights how it can…
May 23, 2018
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The Answer to Anxiety

Dr. Paul Pettit, Director of Placement at DTS, digs into Paul's response to anxiety and stress,…
August 2, 2017
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Trusting in Times of Transition

Dr. Paul Pettit, Director of Placement, reminds students that knowledge gained in this time of transition…
November 4, 2015

4 Trends in Full-time Vocational Christian Ministry

DTS's Director of Placement observes recent trends in the hiring processes of evangelical churches of various…
August 20, 2015

Following Jesus in Seminary

An excerpt from Blessed Are the Balanced: A Seminarian’s Guide to Following Jesus in the Academy,…
September 2, 2014

Earthen Vessels: Why Our Bodies Matter to Our Faith

Matthew Lee Anderson
Bethany House Publishers

An Accurate Look

Dr. Paul Pettit, Director of Placement, explains why we must take a sober view of our…
May 30, 2012

Christian Formation: Integrating Theology and Human Development

James R. Estep, Jonathan H. Kim
B&H Academic

In the Spirit of the Game

The apostle Paul frequently used sports metaphors to describe the Christian life. Paul Pettit (ThM, 1996),…
July 7, 2006
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