Tag: purpose

Ministry
Apr 12, 2019
Bill BrewerBill Brewer
Run with Purpose Dr. Bill Brewer, senior pastor of Woodcreek Church in Richardson, TX, encourages current and future ministry leaders to train wisely, persevere, and endure to the end.
Missions
Mar 5, 2019
Ruth Padilla DeBorstRuth Padilla DeBorst
The Blessing of Discomfort Dr. Ruth Padilla DeBorst, president of the Community of Interdisciplinary Theological Studies in Santo Domingo, Heredia, Costa Rica, opens WEC Week with insight into the blessing...
Bible
Mar 1, 2019
Mark L. BaileyMark L. Bailey
Achieving Our Highest Standard There’s a question that always occurs to me as I read Jesus’s words in Matthew 10:25, a passage that has left a haunting ache in my heart from the first moment I read it....
Ministry
Jan 30, 2019
Dr. Ramesh RichardDr. Ramesh Richard
Not in Vain Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor of Global Theological Engagement and Pastoral Ministries and founder of RREACH, reiterates the cost of following Jesus is not in vain and encourages...
Ministry
Jan 23, 2019
Andre SimsAndre Sims
Biblical Evangelism: Contact Dr. Andre Sims continues the week with a message that asserts how sharing the Gospel requires preparation, practice, and knowing people.
Book Excerpts
Nov 23, 2018
Elizabeth M. OatesElizabeth M. Oates
Mending Broken Branches: When God Reclaims Your Dysfunctional Family Tree The television blared in the background of an otherwise quiet home. I was only nine years old and not yet a Christ-follower. My hardworking, single mother sat on her bed paying...
Ministry
Aug 31, 2018
William D. LawrenceWilliam D. Lawrence
The Leader for the 21st Century Dr. Bill Lawrence, founder and president of Leader Formation International in Dallas, TX, concludes Heritage Week with an encouraging message about leadership, specifically...
Ministry
Jun 13, 2018
Greg SankeyGreg Sankey
I Once Sat in Your Seat Mr. Greg Sankey, commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, reminisces on his brief interactions with DTS while encouraging believers to be obedient, prioritize relationships,...
Ministry
Apr 19, 2018
Kat L. ArmstrongKat L. Armstrong
Go and Tell Kat Armstrong, executive director and founder of Polished Ministries, challenges believers to recognize the value of women as co-laborers and warriors for the Kingdom.
Faith & Work
Apr 18, 2018
David H. KimDavid H. Kim
Cultural Engagement: Faith and Work Dr. David Kim, executive director of the Center for Faith & Work in New York, New York, discusses the opportunities to bring Christianity into local, national, and global...
Chapel
Apr 10, 2018
Abraham KuruvillaAbraham Kuruvilla
God's Grand Plan Dr. Abraham Kuruvilla, senior research professor of Preaching and Pastoral Ministries at DTS, discusses how God, whose grand plan is to consummate all things in Christ, involves...
Faith & Work
Mar 21, 2018
Cheyne RippeyCheyne Rippey
Find Meaning In Work I spent the first eleven years after high school working entry-level jobs. Four of those years, I felt miserable. The other seven, I worked harder and smarter to stay employed. I...
Spiritual Life
Mar 2, 2018
Ramesh RichardRamesh Richard
Run It! Finish It! Dr. Ramesh Richard, professor at DTS and president of RREACH, challenges believers to run and finish the life-long, unique race Christ has for each one.
Chapel
Feb 21, 2018
Billy BeachamBilly Beacham
The Lord's Arrow of Victory Billy Beacham, president of Student Discipleship Ministries in Burleson, TX, recounts the story of Elisha days before his death and challenges believers to not settle, but to give...
Spiritual Life
Feb 15, 2018
JR VassarJR Vassar
Sloth and Its Cure JR Vassar, pastor at Church at the Cross in Grapevine, TX, discusses sloth as a rejection of God's purposes and claims upon the lives of believers and the need to overcome it...
Spiritual Life
Dec 8, 2017
Joye B. BakerJoye B. Baker
Re-Wrapping Singleness Dr. Joye Baker, adjunct professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership at DTS, discusses the gift of singleness and pauses to re-wrap this gift, encouraging singles to be...
Bible
May 12, 2017
Willie J. BoldenWillie J. Bolden
Commencement Chapel 2017 Dr. Willie Bolden, Adjunct Professor and Executive Director of Community and Church Relations at DTS-Houston, reminds believers that when God calls, the response is obedience.
Chapel
Jun 8, 2016
Stephen J. BramerStephen J. Bramer
The Fine Print of Many Commitments Dr. Stephen Bramer, Department Chair and Professor of Bible Exposition, teaches that Christ calls us to a radical, no comfort, no compromise commitment to Him and His purposes.
Bible
May 6, 2016
Rev Jim Rose
Commencement Chapel 2016 Rev. Jim Rose discusses how graduation is life changing, not only for the graduate but for those the graduate will affect as missionaries and evangelists to all.
Bible
Jan 15, 2016
Don Geiger
Living Biblically in Turbulent Times Rev. Don Geiger of Rockwall, TX, offers a practical strategy for biblical life and ministry in turbulent times.
Bible
Oct 7, 2015
Stanley D. ToussaintStanley D. Toussaint
Problem Parables: The Rich Man and Lazarus Dr. Stanley Toussaint, Senior Professor Emeritus of Bible Exposition, continues his journey through problem parables, focusing on the Rich Man and Lazarus, and issues a challenge...
Bible
Sep 24, 2015
Dr Mike Lawson
An Intimate Encounter Dr. Mike Lawson, Senior Professor of Educational Ministries and Leadership, recounts Elijah's intimate encounter with God, challenging listeners to seek the answer to God's...
Bible
Apr 14, 2015
Timothy S. WarrenTimothy S. Warren
Helping the Team to Win Dr. Timothy Warren, senior professor of Pastoral Ministries at Dallas Theological Seminary, expounds on how to value your life and ministry.
Bible
Sep 10, 2014
Bill HendricksBill Hendricks
So Pastor, How Do I Find My Calling? Bill Hendricks, Founder and President of the Giftedness Center, explains how God has designed each one of us for a purpose, and how that design can be known through giftedness.