An Excerpt from The Pastor's Wife

Gloria Furman Oct 15, 2015

Introduction “There you are,” a woman whispered in my ear as she grabbed my elbow during a church gathering. “I’ve been looking everywhere for you!” Startled, I braced myself. You never know what a statement like that could mean, especially at a church gathering. Did I leave the trunk...

Who Suffers for Our Food Choices?

Michelle Covington Oct 15, 2015

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

A Madness Most Discreet: Join DTS for Arts Week 2015

Sandra Glahn Oct 14, 2015

In Shakespeare’s great tragedy, Romeo describes love—among other things—as “a madness most discreet.” The impassioned Montague recognizes that love is so powerful it can overwhelm with confusion, even to the point of driving a person crazy. Nevertheless, he believes love is worth going mad for....

From the Garden to the Garden: Tracing Our Sobremesa through the Bible

Karla D. Zazueta Oct 12, 2015

It seemed no one had intentions of leaving anytime soon. The crowd that night—and, in fact, every night we traveled through France—preferred to linger after dinner. I enjoyed this style of dining—no rush, no waiter pushing us out the door, just fellowship and conversation for...

Ask Dr. Swindoll - Advice for Preachers and Finishing Well

Charles R. Swindoll Oct 1, 2015

Several times a year, Dr. Swindoll preaches in chapel at DTS and engages in a question-and-answer time with prospective students. Here are some of the questions he answered recently. Which book of the Bible is your favorite and why? I don’t have a favorite. That’s like asking, “Which one...

Every Meal a Eucharist: Introducing DTS Magazine

Sandra Glahn Oct 1, 2015

Welcome to the union of Kindred Spirit magazine and the alumni Connection . Kindred Spirit began as a vision of the late John F. Walvoord, then president, and DTS’s Public Relations director James Killion.  A Ministry to the DTS Family When they published the first issue in 1977, these...

Napkin Theology

Mark L. Bailey Oct 1, 2015

On the day after my son Joshua turned sixteen, he obtained his driver’s license. That night, I thought it might be a timely moment for a father-son chat. So we went to our favorite coffee shop. I ordered a cup of coffee, and he ordered a chocolate shake. And I pulled out a napkin. Josh...

Coffee as a Means of Grace: A Sip of Theological Humor

Michael J. Svigel Sep 29, 2015

Until I accepted coffee as a means of grace, I struggled both internally and externally with the entire concept of waking up early in the morning to seek the Lord in prayer.

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 Process for Problematic Scenarios: Same-Sex Attraction and the Gospel

Staff Sep 4, 2015

Four broad questions followed by 19 scenarios related to same-sex attraction and same-sex marriage that you can use to lead a discussion within your church or ministry. These were first introduced at a pastors' gathering on the Dallas campus on September 1, 2015.

DTS grad stars in "War Room"

Sandra Glahn, Michael Foust Aug 28, 2015

The makers of "Facing the Giants," "Fireproof," and "Courageous" have completed their latest film, "War Room," which spotlights prayer, its power and purpose. Specifically, the movie tells the story of a prayer warrior grandmother (played by Karen Abercrombie) who mentors a young mom (DTS grad Priscilla Shirer) facing a troubled relationship with her husband (T.C. Stallings).

Announcing New Chaplain and Director of Music

Staff Aug 25, 2015

Dallas Theological Seminary welcomes two familiar faces back to campus in key leadership positions this fall: Chaplain Joe Allen and Director of Chapel Music Patrick Thomas, both alumni of the seminary’s Master of Theology program.

Meet the Profs: New Fall 2015 Faculty

Staff Aug 24, 2015

DTS welcomes new assistant professors in the Bible Exposition and Pastoral Ministries departments, as well as a new chaplain, minister of music, and director of Admissions.

4 Trends in Full-time Vocational Christian Ministry

Paul E. Pettit Aug 20, 2015

DTS's Director of Placement observes recent trends in the hiring processes of evangelical churches of various shapes, sizes, and denominations. He employs the acronym S.T.A.R. (Specialization, Technology, Accreditation, Residencies) to describe four recent developments.

Semester-Based Bible Reading Plan

John C. Dyer Aug 17, 2013

Read the entire Bible in 10 minutes a day during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters with 10 weeks off in between

Report from Greece: Ancient Manuscripts Meet Modern Technology

Staff Aug 7, 2015

Dr. Daniel Wallace has spent the summer in Athens, Greece, leading a team of researchers digitizing ancient New Testament manuscripts. His team reports on their findings and the country's political instability.

Update to DTS Community Covenant

Staff Jul 1, 2015

Effective July 1, 2015, Dallas Theological Seminary has revised and clarified the following standards for community and conduct in a new Community Covenant . “The updated community standards reflect DTS’s commitment to biblical truths about the Christian life as well as its affirmation of the...

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...

International Pastors and Scholars Gather at Dallas Campus

Staff Jun 23, 2015

DTS becomes even more international each summer thanks to an influx of visiting students from around the world. Three programs—the Global Proclamation Academy, SuperWeek, and the Ministry Residency Program—are currently underway on the Dallas campus, connecting servant-leaders across diverse cultural and ministry backgrounds.

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