Magazine Issue: Summer 2016

Jul 28, 2016
David E. Stevens
Thoughts on Race from an Alumnus We need to remind ourselves of the rapid ethno-demographic changes within American society today. Over the past decade or so, racial and ethnic minorities account for most of the...
Jul 26, 2016
Sarita FowlerSarita Fowler
8 Ways to Get Involved with the Deaf Whenever Christians engage the Deaf sensitively and respectfully, their efforts please Christ. To fulfill Christ’s mandate, believers must engage the Deaf community....
Jul 24, 2016
Alumni Profile: Don Regier Back in 1965, DTS alumnus and special Bible lecturer the late Dr. J. Vernon McGee mentioned a “prodigal pig.” A young man named Don Regier heard him that day,...
Jul 21, 2016
Karen G. GiesenKaren G. Giesen
Ikki Soma: Leading a Multicultural Church Against the Odds F irst-time visitors to City of Refuge Church in Houston, Texas, are often taken aback by its diversity. At a time when still only 5 percent of American Protestant...
Jul 10, 2016
Charles R. SwindollCharles R. Swindoll
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.
Spiritual Life
Jul 7, 2016
J. Garrett KellJ. Garrett Kell
I Don't See You as a Black Friend Shouldn't we all just be color blind and see past race and ethnicity? Or is that actually devalue the ones we're trying to love?
Jul 1, 2016
Sandra L. GlahnSandra L. Glahn
Can Any Good Thing Come Out of Nazareth? The mosaics’ creators made these localized images to remind viewers that Jesus is “one of us”—which he is.
Spiritual Life
Jun 30, 2016
Bruce W. FongBruce W. Fong
It is Personal Being a Christ-Follower who's Asian T he fishing in Galveston Bay was fabulous. My mind was capturing the memories of friends who shared in the adventure, perfect weather for a Texas August day, and a bountiful...
Jun 23, 2016
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
The Lord Loves Diversity The book of Acts tells the story of the church’s struggle to move beyond its obvious differences—from a Jewish context to the rest of the world.
Spiritual Life
Jun 16, 2016
Elizabeth WoodsonElizabeth Woodson
How to Seek Unity in Diversity: First Steps Hearing the word “race” can overwhelm us. Our newspapers and social media feeds have bombarded us with stories of racial violence involving African Americans like...