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Loving Our Neighbor: Statement on Caring for Refugees

Mark L. Bailey Jan 31

Before chapel on January 31, 2017, Mark L. Bailey, president of DTS and professor of Bible Exposition, read the following statement: On our Statue of Liberty, it is inscribed, Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your...

Reclaiming Dignity in Public Discourse

Darrell L. Bock, Mark L. Bailey Oct 11, 2016

In our contentious world, human dignity is often disregarded and lost. Yet from Genesis 1 throughout the Scripture, God says people are made in his image and have significance. Thus, they and their lives are worthy of respect. Whether it’s a forming child, a person at the end of life, or...

Praying for Dallas and Beyond

Mark L. Bailey Jul 8, 2016

On behalf of the DTS Community we extend our hearts and prayers to those who have been injured and to those family members who have lost loved ones in the horrendous assault on our police officers of the City of Dallas and the Dallas Area Rapid Transport organization. As president of Dallas...

Persecution: The New Normal

Tom Doyle Feb 13, 2016

As a new believer in high school, I fell in love with Jesus and began to devour his Word. One of my first stops was the book of Acts. I envisioned myself as one of the disciples spreading the gospel around the known world. I vividly remember thinking, “I’m glad the Roman Empire collapsed, and we...

Captives Living in Liberty: Persecuted But Not Abandoned

Julie Lyons Feb 10, 2016

The world couldn’t look away. Twenty-one men stood on a Libyan beach, hands bound behind their backs, heads bowed—in resignation or surrender. Or in a moment of intense, silent prayer. Behind each was a masked man, clad entirely in black, wielding a short, hilted knife. Most of us stopped right...

The Blood of the Martyrs Should Drive Us to Pray

Sandra Glahn Feb 3, 2016

Due to war and persecution, the number of the world’s displaced people has reached 60 million—half of them children. This number represents more people than at any time since World War II.  With persecution making headlines, believers frequently hear a familiar quote: “The blood of the martyrs is...

Who Suffers for Our Food Choices?

Michelle Covington Oct 15, 2015

How would the food industry change if Christians became more conscious consumers?

Groanings from the Gridiron: 5 Ways Football Reflects the Biblical Drama

Luke Spencer Sep 10, 2015

The football season is in full swing. While football awakens the groaning in humanity’s soul, it does not and cannot satisfy it. Here are five lessons believers can be reminded of this football season.

A Response from Dallas Theological Seminary to Today’s Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Mark L. Bailey Jun 26, 2015

With the verdict of the Supreme Court today that legalizes same-sex marriage in the United States, we at Dallas Theological Seminary are grieved by this decision that seeks to legally yet wrongfully expand what God established from the beginning to be the divinely designed institution of marriage....

Dr. Mark Bailey’s Letter to the Church in Charleston

Mark L. Bailey Jun 24, 2015

Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church 110 Calhoun Street Charleston, SC 29401 Dear Leadership and Membership of the Emanuel AME Church of Charleston, It has been seven days and nights of grief since the tragic and utterly sinful murders of your staff and church members. While...

ChristianPost.com, Racial Reconciliation, and the Church

Staff May 6, 2015

In the midst of heightened racial tensions around United States and within the church, the website ChristianPost.com has recently posted two misleading articles 1 , 2 concerning Dallas Theological Seminary and the experience of one of its graduates. Our immediate response to the initial...

5 Tips for Handling the New Left Behind Movie

John C. Dyer Oct 1, 2014

A second film adaptation of the Left Behind novels is about to be released. How can we handle it with grace and ensure the Gospel is not lost in the noise?

The Wonder of God in an Age of Hyperbole

Benji Bruneel Dec 1, 2010

California youth pastor Benji Bruneel (ThM, 2007) reflects on what it means to be truly "amazing."