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  • 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

  • A Muslim for President?

    Southern Evangelical Seminary President Dr. Richard Land Writes Column in Christian Post, as Several Speakers Address Islam and Muslim Issues at Conference This Weekend CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Presidential hopeful Ben Carson made headlines recently for stating that he would disagree with electing a Muslim president because that leader would have…

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    Posted: October 12, 2015 by DRoberts

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

    Is it 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…

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    Posted: October 09, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Does Water on Mars Mean Life on Other Planets?

    Astronomer Hugh Ross Talks About Fine-Tuning of the Universe at Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Scientific Apologetics Conference, as Genetics Researcher John Sanford Addresses DNA CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Scientists announced last weekend that liquid saltwater flows on Mars, and now, based on this discovery, conversation has turned to whether other planets can…

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    Posted: October 05, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Pope Francis Should’ve Been More Like Mother Teresa in Meeting Kim Davis

    Pope Francis made a powerful statement by meeting with gay marriage dissenter Kim Davis. But imagine how much more powerful it would have been had the meeting been public, rather than private. Pope Francis has come and gone. His five-day sojourn in America started with a visit to…

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    Posted: October 01, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Is It Noah’s Ark

    Is it Noah's Ark? Special Pre-Conference Event  Oct. 15th @ 5:30 pm at Calvary Church in the Crown Room. Featuring Panel of Archeologists and Explorers Who Will Seek to Answer This Age-Old Question CHARLOTTE, N.C.—For years, a discovery on Mount Ararat in Turkey has caused the archeological…

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    Posted: September 29, 2015 by DRoberts

  • A Muslim President?

    Dr. Ben Carson has ignited a big media controversy by proclaiming he would not support a Muslim as President. Dr. Carson has since amplified his comments to explain that he would oppose an Islamist, someone who wanted to impose Sharia law on the United States. As I, and…

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    Posted: September 25, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Southern Evangelical Seminary Welcomes New Staff, Promotes Others

    Andrews, Gustafson, Bridges, Tucker and Lenhart Among Staff Changes as SES Positions Itself for an Expanding Future CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES,

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    Posted: September 24, 2015 by DRoberts

  • House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood, SES’s Upcoming Conference Addresses the Evils of Abortion

     Annual Apologetics Conference Will Address Nearly Every Headline of the Day CHARLOTTE, N.C.—This summer, the Center Medical Progress has shined a light on the ugly and savage underbelly of the abortion industry by releasing a series of 10 videos exposing the barbaric practices of Planned Parenthood, the nation’s…

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    Posted: September 23, 2015 by DRoberts

  • SES President Dr. Richard Land Rallies Tennesseans at Constitution Day Event

    Tennessee Pastors Network’s ‘Stand in the Gap for Truth’ Rally Addressed Pressing Issues for Tennesseans and All Americans NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Southern Evangelical Seminary (SES,

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    Posted: September 18, 2015 by DRoberts

  • Ashley Madison, Supernatural Sex and America’s Sexual Split Personality

    Dr. Richard Land Writes That Americans are Ambivalent: Casual About Sex But Not About Betraying Trust CHARLOTTE, N.C.—The scandal surrounding the hack of the Ashley Madison website, which is dedicated to connecting those who desire extramarital affairs, has captured the attention of the nation. Dr. Richard Land, president…

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    Posted: September 04, 2015 by DRoberts