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  • ‘The Charleston Way’ Shows Transformative Power of the Gospel through ‘Amazing Grace’

    Nothing Ties People Together Like ‘Amazing Grace,’ Says Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Those attending the funeral for 41-year-old pastor and senator Clementa Pinckney on Friday may have been expecting sadness, tears and questions of “why.” What they probably didn’t expect was a…

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    Posted: June 30, 2015 by DRoberts

  • SES President Dr. Richard Land Joins 100 Christian Leaders in Marriage Statement

    ‘Here We Stand’ Is an Evangelical Declaration on Marriage   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—To paraphrase Winston Churchill, who said upon the fall of France on June 18, 1940, “...the battle of France is over. I expect that the Battle of Britain is about to begin.” Unless there is a…

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    Posted: June 29, 2015 by DRoberts

  • As SCOTUS Redefines Marriage, Battlefield Now Shifts to Religious Freedom

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land: Will People Be Forced to Affirm Homosexual Behavior?   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The United States Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited same-sex marriage ruling today, opting to redefine marriage in America—a 180-degree turn away from the biblical intent for marriage—as the Court…

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    Posted: June 26, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Time for the Confederate Flag to Be Retired

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Says ‘Stars and Bars’ Are Soiled By Evil Deeds   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The nation’s retail giants have pulled Confederate flag items from their shelves, as Wal-Mart,, Sears and eBay all committed to stop sales of flag merchandise after the Charleston,…

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    Posted: June 25, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Charleston Shows Dr. King’s Dream Still Lives

    Benedict Option Is No Option for Christians, Says Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The nation is still reeling from the violent, racially motivated attack on an historic Charleston church where nine people were killed just a week ago. But already, the families…

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    Posted: June 24, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Press Release: Praying for an Historic South Carolina Church

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Says Christians Are Called to be Ministers of Reconciliation CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Police have apprehended a 21-year-old suspect who opened fire at a prayer meeting at an historic African-American church in South Carolina last night, where nine people were killed, including the church’s…

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    Posted: June 22, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Press Release: ‘Playing God’ With Gene-Editing Technology

    Southern Evangelical Seminary Focuses on Relationship Between Ethics and Technology with New Initiative   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A new technology has the power to allow scientists to edit virtually any gene, much like a word-processing program that searches a document and finds and fixes errors, or in this case,…

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    Posted: June 15, 2015 by DRoberts

  • June 12 & 13, Poking at Bears: Pacific N.West Apologetics Event

    Southern Evangelical Seminary Professors will be leading an Apologetics Conference at

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    Posted: June 11, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Brian Huffling to Appear on TheologyMatters

    Join SES students Devin and Melissa Pellew weekly on their radio show,

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    Posted: June 10, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Axiome 2016: Call for Papers

    Southern Evangelical Seminary alumnus, David Haines (M.A. Philosophy), founded Axiome in 2012. Axiome exists to provide French Evangelical Scholars the opporunity to discuss important issues that pertain to philosophy, theology, and church leadership. Axiome desires

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    Posted: June 08, 2015 by DRoberts

  • SES at DARPA Robotics Challenge, While Teaching How Ethics and Emerging Technology Interac

    SES was an exhibitor at this past weekend's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Robotics Challenge Finals, where 24 teams of engineers competed alongside high-tech robots programmed to handle dangerous missions and perhaps aid in disaster assistance efforts. SES, which introduced its own humanoid robot on its Matthews,…

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    Posted: June 08, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Richard Land Says Shift on Moral Issues Signals Greater Need for Apologetics

    The country is shifting left on key moral issues, according to a new Gallup poll. Specifically, Americans are softening their views on gay and lesbian relations, having a baby outside of wedlock and having sex before marriage. “Moral acceptability of many of these issues is now…

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    Posted: June 03, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Technology Gone Rogue?

    As Self-Parking Car Overlooks Humans, Southern Evangelical Seminary Says Advanced Technology Opens Doors to Ethical Questions   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Imagine a busy sidewalk, full of people who are close to automobiles that zip by, when the car inexplicably plows into pedestrians. It’s not the driver’s fault, but the…

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    Posted: June 02, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Celebrate Truth

    SES will be a sponsor and participate in the Truth Festival this weekend at Stowe Park in Belmont, N.C. Set to begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, the event welcomes guest speakers, musical performers and ministry representatives who will share their heart for evangelism, missions and apologetics. …

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    Posted: May 28, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Cultural Christianity vs. Convictional Christianity

    Cultural Christianity vs. Convictional Christianity ~ Dr. Land's latest Op-Ed in the Christian Post.    Last week there was much discussion in the electronic and print media on the so-called collapse of Christianity in America. The precipitating cause for this media kerfuffle was the release of the…

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    Posted: May 26, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Fido First?

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Says Poll Equating Animal and Human Rights Shows Loss of Moral Compass   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—PETA must be happy. According to a new Gallup poll, more Americans than ever before believe animals should have the same rights as humans. The poll…

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    Posted: May 26, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Special Video Message from Dr. Land

    Dr. Land video message:  To read Dr. Land's written letter to the SES family

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    Posted: May 20, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Land’s Statement to the SES Family

    These are exciting days for SES. God is indeed at work. More and more people want solid answers to honest questions. Churches are adding apologetics to their curriculum. TEAM is overwhelmed with invitations to provide training. Our graduates are going out and making a difference. As SES seeks to…

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    Posted: May 19, 2015 by DRoberts

  • SES Offering Several Summer Courses, Two Led by SES President Dr. Richard Land

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES,, a leader in apologetics education, is gearing up for its summer modules, and on tap for exploration are topics including ethics, new religious movements and sin and salvation. SES President Dr. Richard Land will teach two of the summer modules: “A Christian…

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    Posted: May 14, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Land | Top 100 Most Influential Christian Leaders

    Dr. Richard Land Named Among Top 100 Most Influential Christian Leaders Newsmax

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    Posted: April 22, 2015 by DRoberts