Scripture: Matthew 7

A Good Word: ὀφθαλμός “eye”

Isn’t it interesting that we often ignore the importance of our body parts when they are…
June 6, 2024

A Good Word: ἐλπίς “hope” (in 1 Peter 3:15)

1 Peter 3:15 is a well-known verse. It often appears in Bible memory verse packets. While…
May 9, 2024

A Good Word: חסה – To take shelter

It was the most important day of my life. Though it was over 60 years ago,…
April 4, 2024

A Good Word: πκύριος — Lord

The title “Lord” (κύριος) is rather innocuous today. We apply this title to anything resembling authority.…
March 7, 2024

Tender Eyes and Open Eyes

Dr. George Hillman is the Vice President for Education at Dallas Theological Seminary. Join us as…
March 1, 2024

A Good Word: πιστός – Faithful

Memories from my childhood bring a mix of emotions. My parents divorced when I was five,…
February 6, 2024

A Good Word: χάρις – Grace

Matthew 18:23–35 recounts one of Jesus’s well-known parables in which a servant, after being forgiven an…
January 1, 2024

A Good Word: υἱοθεσία – Adoption

Many people have personal experience with adoption–either as an adopter, an adoptee or knowing someone who…
December 1, 2023

A Good Word: ἀγαθός – Good

In an encounter recorded in the Gospels, a wealthy man met Jesus on the road and,…
November 1, 2023
Leading Like Jesus

Leading Like Jesus…with TLC

Many people use the initials TLC to mean tender, loving care. When we look at the…
October 5, 2023
Leadership in Houston DTS

Building Bridges, Cultivating Community: Leadership In Houston

LEADERSHIP EXAMPLES AT HOMEThe development of leaders begins in childhood. The qualities and character people bring…
October 5, 2023
Riot of Ephesus

Riot of Ephesus: The Challenge of a New Identity in Christ

Excavations at Ephesus enable us to picture what we read in Acts. Archaeologists have discovered the…
October 5, 2023
Leadership Lessons from Life of Moses

Leadership Lessons From the Life of Moses

As a young seminarian in the mid-1980s, I carried pain from my family’s past. The origin…
October 5, 2023
small church leader

Portrait of a Small-Church Leader

Before I became a DTS student, my wife and I were members of Bethany Bible Church…
October 5, 2023

A Good Word: ἐξουσία – Authority

When I was in college, I studied classical guitar. As you can imagine, the mix of…
October 1, 2023

Sticks & Stones: The Power of Our Words

As a result of their creation by God, humans have dignity. That all humans are imagers…
April 13, 2021

Christianity and the Challenge of Buddhism

Dr. Timothy Tennent, President of Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, KY, talks about Buddhism, its high regard…
November 3, 2016

Build on the Rock

Less than two months later, however, they noticed ominous signs. Cracks had appeared on one side…
May 1, 2014

Jesus Values Business

In this excerpt from his book, Living into the Life of Jesus, Dr. Klaus Issler explores…
December 1, 2012

When the Bottom Drops Out: Finding Grace in the Depths of Disappointment

Chapter 1: Truths in the Night A couple of months after Carol [my wife] died, I…
February 20, 2012

I Never Thought I'd See the Day: When Atheists Would Be Angry

Chapter 1: When Atheists Would Be Angry On May 15, 2007, Jerry Falwell, one of our…
February 13, 2012

Chess Players or Poets: To Whom Does God Reveal Himself?

Dr. Larry Crabb, Psychologist and Author, asks and answers seven essential questions of life that encourage…
September 26, 2006

Why Doesn't God Cure Everyone Who Prays for Healing?

Read an op-ed from Christianity Today by Mark Yarbrough answering this difficult question.
July 7, 2006

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