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

Protecting the Church’s Money

“If you are at a church that collects money, someone is stealing.” That is how a guest speaker in my Family and Church Financial Stewardship class opened his lecture on protecting the church’s money. My students were dumbfounded as he recounted a few sto... Read More »

Leadership Lessons from Bush 41

The 1988 presidential election cycle is the first one I truly remember. Yes, I was alive during President Reagan’s successful bids for the White House in 1980 and 1984, but I was only 2 and 6 years old, respectively. I have memories of President Bush’s vow... Read More »

Dr. J. Daryl Charles to Lecture at Land Center Luncheon on October 10

Dr. J. Daryl Charles will be our guest lecturer during the fall Land Center Luncheon at 11:30 am-12:45 pm on Wednesday, October 10 in the Seelig Banquet Room of the Naylor Student Center. Dr. Charles will lecture on “The Church’s Calling to Public ... Read More »

Preaching and Ethics

Originally appeared at http://preachingsource.com/blog/preaching-and-ethics/ Almost every invitation to preach that I receive comes with a stipulation—“Please preach on [insert current ethical hot topic].” Such requests have become so common that I have ... Read More »

Preaching and Social Ministry

Originally appeared at http://preachingsource.com/blog/preaching-and-social-ministry/ Social ministry is often forgotten in evangelical preaching circles. In our desire to clearly communicate the life changing truth of the gospel leading to salvation, we somet... Read More »

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 »