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  • Earth Day 2016: Is the Sky Really Falling?

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land:  Climate Cops’ Agenda Is Not Stopping Pollution, But Turning Back the Clock on Industrial Progress CHARLOTTE, N.C.—With Earth Day on the calendar for tomorrow, there seems to be a frantic plea to “save the earth!” And while there are steps everyone…

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    Posted: April 22, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Even as the Nation Takes a Depressing Turn, Christians Should Be the Spiritual Calm

    Dr. Richard Land: The Faithful May Become Discouraged, But Christians Must Instead Be a Light in a Dark World CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Companies pulling millions of dollars in business from North Carolina because of a bathroom bill. Threats to shun Georgia and Mississippi over religious freedom laws. Political candidates sparring…

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    Posted: April 19, 2016 by DRoberts

  • ‘Gender Ideology Harms Children’

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Says He Is Grateful for Doctors Speaking Against Child Abuse and Dangerous and Perverse Political Correctness CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The state of North Carolina and Gov. Pat McCrory continue to face a firestorm of opposition regarding the recently passed controversial “bathroom bill.” …

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    Posted: April 18, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Nation Takes a Depressing Turn, Christians Should Be the Spiritual Calm

    Dr. Richard Land: The Faithful May Become Discouraged, But Christians Must Instead Be a Light in a Dark World CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Companies pulling millions of dollars in business from North Carolina because of a bathroom bill. Threats to shun Georgia and Mississippi over religious freedom laws. Political candidates sparring…

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    Posted: April 14, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Land and George Barna Join Impressive Lineup of Speakers to Inspire Pastors and Believers

    Dr. Richard Land to Address Upcoming ‘U-Turn’ Conference, Hosted by Southern Evangelical Seminary Tomorrow CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES, www.ses.edu) President and Evangelical leader Dr. Richard Land will join renowned social science researcher George Barna and other top speakers tomorrow for the American Pastors Network “U-Turn” event. …

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    Posted: April 13, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Georgia Gov. to Veto Religious Liberties Bill

    Dr. Richard Land: State Caves to Pressure; Discrimination Goes Both Ways and Tolerance Is a Two-Way Street CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Caving to pressure from the film industry, the National Football League, large companies, vocal activists and others, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced yesterday that he will veto the state’s proposed…

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    Posted: March 29, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Richard Land Elected to Another Three-Year Term on NRB’s Board of Directors

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.—At the recent 2016 National Religious Broadcasters International Christian Media Convention in Nashville, Evangelical leader Dr. Richard Land, president of Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES, www.ses.edu), was elected to another three-year term on the NRB Board of Directors. He was first named to the board in 2001 for the…

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    Posted: March 09, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Dr. Land Helps Draft First-Ever Political Position Editorial for Christian Post

    ‘Donald Trump Is a Scam; Evangelical Voters Should Back Away’ CHARLOTTE, N.C.—For the first time in its history, The

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    Posted: March 03, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Religion and the Presidential Election

    Religion and the Presidential Election Study Shows Americans Consider a Candidate’s Faith at the Polls; Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Weighs In On Presidential Qualities CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Budget plans. A stance on marriage. National security. Foreign affairs. The sanctity of life. The environment. All of these…

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    Posted: February 29, 2016 by DRoberts

  • SES Provides Support for Second Annual Reasons to Believe AMP 2016 Conference

    SES Helps Christians Rationally and Intelligently Defend Their Faith; Unveils New ‘Why Do You Believe?’ Apologetics Blog CHARLOTTE, N.C.—In an effort to help Christians better defend their faith, Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES, www.ses.edu) is promoting Reasons to Believe’s second annual AMP2016 conference at Purpose Church in Pomona, Calif.,…

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    Posted: February 11, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Is the World Becoming More or Less Religious?

    Southern Evangelical Seminary Leader Dr. Richard Land Says Despite Prediction That Islam Will Be the Dominant Religion by the End of the Century, Christianity Is Growing Across Globe   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A new prediction from the

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    Posted: January 21, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Religious Liberty for All?

    Southern Evangelical Seminary Leader Dr. Richard Land Says New Poll Results That Muslims Are Less Deserving of Religious Freedom Are ‘Concerning   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Religious liberty will be one of the most crucial—and most talked-about—issues of this important election year. But after a terrorist-driven…

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    Posted: January 15, 2016 by DRoberts

  • Despite What You’ve Heard, World Is More Religious Than Ever

    Rodney Stark's 'The Triumph of Faith' Strikes a Blow to Secularization Thesis   Everybody knows the world is becoming more secular, right? Wrong.   A new book by Dr. Rodney Stark, titled The Triumph of Faith, subtitled

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    Posted: January 12, 2016 by DRoberts

  • What (Not Who?) is on Your Presidential Wish List?

    Dr. Richard Land, President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Shares 12 Qualities of America’s Next Leader   CHARLOTTE, N.C.—With headlines still swirling about the attacks in Paris, the debate over Syrian refugees, and the tragic and deadly shooting in San Bernardino, Calif.—along with economic and moral concerns, terrorism…

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    Posted: December 07, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Government’s First and Foremost Responsibility is Safety of American People

    Dr. Richard Land: After Attacks in Paris, U.S. Government’s First and Foremost Responsibility is Safety of American People CHARLOTTE, N.C.—After Friday’s terrorist attacks in Paris, evangelical leader Dr. Richard Land has discussed over the past week how the assaults have shaken not only a nation, but the world.…

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    Posted: November 19, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Do Science and Faith Conflict?  For Some, the Answer is Yes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Can Americans stick to their beliefs and still appreciate scientific advances? Yes, sometimes—but for others, there is a clear conflict. Researchers from the

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    Posted: November 12, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Woodlawn: A Beacon of Hope

    Woodlawn: A Beacon of Hope, by Dr. Richard Land Last year one of my seminary students asked me what turned out to be a most instructive question.  The student said, “Dr. Land, if you had your life to live over and you couldn’t be a minister, what would…

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    Posted: November 06, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Keeping Loved Ones Alive Through ‘Virtual Avatars’ Shows Human Quest for Immortality

    President Dr. Richard Land Says Eternal Life Can Only Come from Jesus Christ—Not Technology CHARLOTTE, N.C.—In a world increasingly driven by technology, the term “digital age” is certainly accurate. As many people of all generations share their every thought, feeling and action throughout the day on social media,…

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    Posted: November 04, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Noah’s Ark Panel Discussion Kicks Off Tonight

    Media Has Opportunity to Hear Pros and Cons of ‘Discovery’ CHARLOTTE, N.C.—A controversial panel to discuss whether or not an ancient wooden structure found at Mount Ararat in Turkey is Noah’s Ark is set for 5:30 p.m. at Calvary Church in Charlotte, N.C. The event is in…

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    Posted: October 15, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Does New Eyewitness Evidence Point to Noah’s Ark?

    Photographs, Testimony and Never-Before-Seen Video from Site of Ancient Structure to be Presented at Special Event in Advance of Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Apologetics Conference CHARLOTTE, N.C.—More than five years ago, a Hong Kong-based team from Noah’s Ark Ministries International (NAMI) made headlines with the announcement of a discovery…

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    Posted: October 13, 2015 by DRoberts