The Dinner Table as a Place of Connection, Brokenness, and Blessing

Barry D. Jones Oct 26, 2015

Perhaps before we invite people to Jesus or invite them to church, we should invite them to dinner

Winning the Food Fight: How a Pastor Ministered to the Body and Soul of America's Unhealthiest City

Staff Oct 22, 2015

Pastor Steve Willis (ThM, 1996) teamed up with Jamie Oliver to combat obesity in America's Fattest and Unhealthiest City.

Kylee Pastore: Finding Widsom in Latte Art

Garland Dunlap Oct 20, 2015

When it comes to food, DTS student Kylee “K” Pastore is a study in contrasts.“I think my learning style is food. When I’m eating, I understand things so much better. I carry food around with me all the time,” she jokes. Her diet is serious, though. She follows an...

Take, Eat: This Is My Gluten-Free Body

Katie Fisher Oct 19, 2015

How providing Gluten-free bread and wine reminds us of Jesus’s sacrifice and our union in him.

In Memoriam, Eddie B. Lane (1939-2015)

Staff Oct 16, 2015

Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) professor Dr. Eddie B. Lane, Sr., one of DTS’s first African American students, died on October 15, 2015. At the time of his death, Lane was associate professor emeritus of Pastoral Ministries. During his time at DTS, he was instrumental in developing the Urban...

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 of my car...

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. The...

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 of my kids...

Every Meal a Eucharist: Introducing DTS Magazine

Sandra Glahn Oct 1, 2015

Welcome to the union ofKindred Spiritmagazine and the alumniConnection . Kindred Spiritbegan as a vision of the late John F. Walvoord, then president, and DTS’s Public Relations director James Killion. A Ministry to the DTS FamilyWhen they published the first issue in 1977, these men had created a...

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 knew...

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

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