Applications for Spring 2015 graduates and Summer 2015 graduates, who desire to participate in the Spring 2015 commencement ceremony are available online under Forms and Information, in CampusNet. If you are planning to graduate in Spring or Summer 2015 and participate in Spring 2015 Commencement, your completed application is due December 1, 2014.
NOTE: Your graduation application is not complete until any/all church verification and personal reference letters have been received. After December 1, 2014, graduation session for those students with incomplete applications will be moved to a later session.
For additional information or assistance contact the Registrar’s Office.
Do you want to go to Israel and earn three credit hours? It's easier than you think. A study trip to the land of Israel is the ideal supplement to your classroom education. Such a trip enables you to visualize the places where the key events in the Old Testament, the Gospels, and the Book of Acts actually took place. Please contact Tina Smilie in the Bible Exposition office for more information.
Swim event, Navigating the Trail Ahead, will be held on Saturday, September 6th.
Check in 8:30am
Event 9am– Noon
Did you ever picture yourself here, as a wife of a seminary student? The trail that God has for each one of us can be different, unexpected, and at times a little bumpy. Come hear from others who are walking alongside you or who may be a little ahead on the ministry trail who will be sharing their encouraging stories. We will also be unveiling all that SWIM has for you to navigate the upcoming school year. This is a free event; lunch and childcare (for birth to 5 years) are provided for those who RSVP by September 1st at www.dts.edu/swim
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Come join us for an afternoon of relaxation and games with fellow DTS students and friends on Saturday, September 6th from 3 - 9 pm in CAC 110. Bring your games or borrow ours. Bring your friends or make some new ones.
The World Missions department is throwing a Welcome Party for Dr. Rick Calenberg and his wife Carol. We invite any DTS students, faculty, or staff who wishes to celebrate with us to join us on Sept. 10th at 11:30 in CAC110 for a free lunch. Hope to see you there!
Student Mission Fellowship kicks off the year with a bang as we invite students who served in missions to come and share with us their adventures overseas. Free pie, and coffee will be provided for all who come! Please join us on the 10th at 5:30 in Cafe Koine to learn what God is doing overseas with students of DTS.
Jerusalem Meets Vegas is a one-day conference experience intended to break the ice on private and deeply challenging sexual issues within our congregations. Don’t miss this outstanding opportunity to confront the complexities of a variety of difficult topics and to work toward Christ’s redemption in the sexuality of our Christian communities and our world.
DTS Students and Staff Rate: $25
DTS Student and Staff Volunteer Rate: $15
Register online today.
Lay Institute classes are great resources to learn about God from DTS students on campus. Catch their infectious passion and knowledge for God in this wonderful opportunity to learn. The Lay Institute is now offering online courses, available at home or in a group context. Register is available online. Each course, whether online or live, is $40.00.
Want to Read Faster? Sign up for the Rapid Reading course taught by Greg Hatteberg, faculty member and Dean of Enrollment and Alumni Services. Most students after taking the course double their reading speed while maintaining or improving their comprehension. The three-session course is taught during the lunch hour from 11:30-12:30 in Todd-114. Choose either Tuesdays or Wednesdays, September 9 or 10, September 16 or 17 and September 23 or 24.
The cost is $65 per individual or $110 per couple (or sign up with a friend!). Pay the Cashier in the Business Office to sign up for the course. You have the option to use your student account.
Charles SwindollChancellor, Dallas Theological Seminary; Senior Pastor, Stonebriar Community Church
Ron BlueCoordinator of the Spanish D.Min Program; Adjunct Professor in World Missions and Intercultural Studies
Friday Forum: Kerby AndersonPresident, Probe Ministries
Please join Financial Aid as they answer any/all financial aid and student insurance questions that you may have during our next Brown Bag. Event will take place at 11:30 am on Wednesday, Sept 3rd, in Todd 114.
Join us on Sept 13 from 9am to 3pm at Hunters Glen Baptist Church, to learn about “Eid Al-Adha,” coming up Oct. 4th. It’s one of the great religious holy days in Islam. Learn how simple it is to share the Gospel with students at college campuses. Understand Muslim’s Worldview. Hear testimonies of Christians from Muslim backgrounds. RSVP at 940-297-5450, or e-mail Renod Bejjani.
Flu Shots—$14.99 each Adults & Children 9 and up
Available in Campbell 110 on September 17th.
Pay by cash or check made payable to DTS.
Don't miss this incredible conference! The 2014 Sentralized Conference will be held in Dallas, TX, at Irving Bible Church, September 25th – 27th. Come learn from some of the best missional thinkers and practitioners in the world. Spend time with and learn from Alan and Deb Hirsch, Mark Labberton, Michael Frost, Neil Cole, Hugh Halter, Wendy McCaig, Mark Sayers, Dan Kimball, Lance Ford, Kathy Escobar, Kim Hammond, Christena Cleveland, Caesar Kalinowski, Matt Smay, Laura Hairston, Efrem Smith, Brandon Hatmaker, Bob Roberts, Barry Jones, Ryan Hairston, Mindy Caliguire, Ori Brafman, & others. There will be 18 main sessions, and 55 breakout sessions, and significant time to connect with all the presenters. For more information, go to www.sentralizedconference.com
Free training sessions will be held at the Media Center Sept 2–Oct 3. The following will be offered: Creating Bible Charts in Excel, Creating Bible Timelines in Prezi, Creating Newsletters in Publisher, Excel Basics, Final Cut Pro Basics, Final Cut Pro: Text & Photo Animation, Introduction to Database Searching, iMovie Basics, Making Your Own Website, PowerPoint Basics, Photoshop Basics, Studio Basics, Turabian Style for DTS Papers, and Using Zotero to Format Footnotes & Bibliographies. Call (214) 887-5285, email Michelle Bly, or stop at the Media Center (basement of library) to sign up for the session(s) you will attend. Find the training session calendar with descriptions, dates, and times online.
Based on Deuteronomy 6, the D6 Conference calls parents to be the primary spiritual leaders of their children and challenges churches to partner with parents. This year’s conference, “CONNECT”, discusses how connections are vital for passing on faith to the next generation.
The D6 Conference will be held September 18-19, 2014 at Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX. Register as a ‘student’ to get the special discount rate of $99 (lunch is included). Students can also register through DTS for one hour of credit as a Special Topics course (CE905). For more information or to sign up, contact Dr. Jerry Lawrence or 214-887-5104.
Student Services receives calls from people in the DFW area looking for DTS students to perform a wide assortment of jobs. If you have any abilities or skills that you would like to advertise on the Special Skills List (moving, window washing, babysitting, house and/or pet sitting, tutoring, lawn care, cleaning, etc.) please contact Student Services. Include the skills that you would like to be listed and your contact information (phone and email). Friday, September 12 is the deadline to be included in this list. All students included on the 2013-14 Special Skills List will be removed, so please resubmit your information if you would like to remain on the list.
Student Account Refunds – To receive an overpayment or a credit balance off your DTS student account, you must submit a refund request to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds are processed as they are received and if approved, will be disbursed to you in the form of direct deposit or paper check. Direct Deposit will be disbursed within seven to ten days of receipt of the refund request. Enroll in Direct Deposit on campusnet under forms and information: Business Office – Student Accounts. A check will be issued to the student if the student is not enrolled in Direct Deposit and will be issued within 14 days of of receipt of the refund request.
Discounted Tickets for Dallas Symphony Orchestra concerts available from Student Services, Walvoord 1 for students, faculty and staff. Cash/Check payments only.
Let’s Dance Friday, September 5th @7:30 PM or Sunday, September 7th @2:30 PM
Mahler 9 Sunday, September 21st @2:30 PM
Hilary Hahn performs Beethoven Friday, September 26th @7:30 PM Or Sunday, September 28th @2:30 PM
Student tickets: $15
Faculty/Staff tickets: $20
The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to
glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders
for the proclamation of His Word and the
building up of the body of Christ worldwide.