Faith + Culture

“For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible…—all things have been created through Him and for Him.” Colossians 1:16

We believe that because man is made in God’s image, he possesses the ability to create in a way that reflects the truth, beauty, and goodness of Jesus and the Gospel.

Areas of focus: Arts/Literature, Music, Human Creativity, History of Ideas, Whole Life Stewardship, Film, Pluralism, Science, Happiness, Defining Culture

A First Step for the First Freedom: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

The Supreme Court of the United States released its decision on the highly anticipated Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case on June 4. In a 7-2 decision, the high court sided with Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, notin... Read More »

A missionary congressman in Washington, D.C.

By Alex Sibley Read the entire story at https://issuu.com/swnews/docs/snsp18_web/12 James Lankford worked in student ministry for 22 years, eventually serving as director of the Falls Creek Youth Camp in Oklahoma, the largest youth camp in the United States. W... Read More »

Are American Christians Facing a New Dark Age?

Dr. Richard Land, President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, lectures on “Are American Christians Facing a New Dark Age?” at the Land Center Lecture Series on April 17, 2018. Read More »

God & Money

John Cortines, co-author of God & Money, lectures at the Land Center Lecture Series on March 29, 2018. Read More »

Land calls for a spiritual awakening in America

By Julie Owens Originally appeared at https://swbts.edu/news/quick-takes/land-calls-spiritual-awakening-america/ Evangelicals risk a degeneration of ethics if the nation is not steered toward biblical principles, Richard Land told students and faculty attendin... Read More »

Literature and science affirm man’s place in God’s universe, scholars agree

By Julie Owens Originally appeared at https://swbts.edu/news/releases/literature-and-science-affirm-man-s-place-god-s-universe-scholars-agree/ Man looks to both literature and science as he seeks to know his place in the universe, two authorities in their fie... Read More »

Astrophysics and Fantasy: What is it all about?

Listen to our friend Daniel Ray of the “Good Heavens!” podcast tell about the backstory to an upcoming exciting event featuring the Hubble Space Telescope and the writings of C.S. Lewis. Astrophysics and Fantasy – Hubble Meets Narnia When: Tu... Read More »

Challenging the Culture of Death: Gerber’s 2018 Spokesbaby

For nearly a decade Gerber has conducted an annual search for their Gerber baby. This fresh face every year complements the iconic Gerber baby logo that adorns their product lines. This past Wednesday on the “Today Show” Gerber announced that Lucas Warren,... Read More »

Let Us Be Women: A Call for Women’s Theological Education

This post originally appeared on Biblical Woman. Reprinted with permission. The incomparable Elisabeth Elliot once said, “The fact that I am a woman doesn’t make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that I am a Christian makes me a different kind... Read More »

Spring 2018 Land Center Luncheon Events

Mark your calendar for three luncheons this spring. The Land Center will continue our Lunch Lecture Series on January 25th, March 29th, and April 17th from 11:30AM-12:45PM in the Seelig Banquet Room on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. A... Read More »