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  • Iranian Deal ‘Devastating’ for U.S.,  Israel and the Middle East

    SES President Dr. Richard Land Says Iran Has Refused to Acknowledge Israel’s Right to Exist CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES,

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    Posted: July 29, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Land Discusses Violence Against Christians

    President Obama delivered a speech on gay rights in Kenya this week. Dr. Land was asked to comment on the President's speech on Newsmax TV. To watch, click the video below! 

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    Posted: July 28, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Boy Scouts of America Reverses Policy on Homosexual Leaders

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Says BSA Is Making Grave Mistake by Forgetting Commitment to Protect Youth   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (

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    Posted: July 28, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Casual Planned Parenthood Talk of Aborted Babies Shows a Desensitized ‘Culture of Death’

    SES President Dr. Richard Land Says True Tragedy is How Abortion Providers Have Lost All Emotion CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The cavalier, matter-of-fact conversation about the most valuable body parts of unborn babies had the nation reeling last week. But then, a second undercover video exposing a Planned Parenthood doctor essentially…

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    Posted: July 27, 2015 by DRoberts

  • After ‘Repulsive’ Planned Parenthood Video, Now Is the Time to Defund Abortion Industry

    President Dr. Richard Land Says One More Anniversary of Roe v. Wade Should Not Pass Before Black Mark of Abortion is Wiped from American Landscape CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Many pro-life advocates saw last week’s abortion industry scandal involving a top Planned Parenthood official who was recorded casually talking over dinner…

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    Posted: July 20, 2015 by DRoberts

  • God Before Country: Churches Fly Christian Flag Over American Flag

    ​CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Two North Carolina pastors are creating a national conversation by taking the phrase “One Nation Under God” literally. They have chosen to raise the Christian flag above the American flag because they believe a commitment to God comes before a commitment to one’s country, reported The Christian…

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    Posted: July 13, 2015 by DRoberts

  • ‘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