Recent Alumni Visits

See who’s been stopping by the alumni office or reuniting around the world!

Andrey Muzhchil (MABS, 2001; ThM, 2007; PhD, 2017)

Andrey (right) visited Dallas to attend his reunions at commencement while he and a fellow professor serving in Almaty, Kazakhstan are in the states visiting family and visiting their supporting churches. They also work closely with the local church in Almaty, Church of the Resurrection. 

David Hollingsworth (ThM, 1979)

David and his wife, Beverly, are retired after David served in several pastoral roles and retired from his position as a Latin teacher in 2020. 

Jaci and Jim Kennington (ThM, 1982)

Jim is retiring from serving as the senior pastor at Lake City Community Church in Lakewood, WA. He stopped by campus as he, Jaci, and couple who serves in their church attended Watermark’s Church Leader’s Conference. 

Mike Gorton (ThM, 2000)

Mike is working as a Wing Chaplain, 492 Special Operations Group in the US Air Force. We were glad to have him stop by the Alumni Office!

Kevin Nicholas (MABS, 2008; MACM, 2008)

Kevin and Gertrude are looking to purchase a home in Texas and are selling their home in Florida. In a few months, they plan to return to New Ireland, Papua New Guinea and continue their work on the New Testament. They have two books left to translate and are hopeful

Steve Dykes (MACM, 2004)

Steve has retired from his pastoral roles and is enjoying his retirement in Bastrop, TX.  He is also practicing to become a ninja, so the mask, sunglasses, and hat are an integral part of his training. 

Chuck Deskins (ThM, 1983)

Chuck is enjoying his retirement after pastoring for over thirty years. Although “retired,” he serves as chaplain of a retirement community connected to his church in Greenville, TX. 

Jace (ThM, 2011) and Hannah (ThM, 2011) Cloud

Hannah and Jace stopped by the alumni office along with their three children (Chloe, Clara, and Judah) to see the DTS campus on their way to Midlothian. They will be serving as an extra in an episode of The Chosen. Jace pastors Cornerstone Evangelical Free Church in Casper, WY.