Faith + Liberty

“And what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, to love kindness,
and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6:8

We believe that religious, political, and economic liberty are inextricably intertwined and that the best conditions for a just society exist when men’s consciences, wills, and choices are free from undue governmental constraint.

Areas of focus: Church/State Relations, Free Market Economic Policy, Poverty/Government Dependence, Politics/Christians and Government, Public Theology, Immigration, Race, Religious Liberty, Environment, Law, War, Post-Christian Society, Christian Citizenship, Public Theology

Josh Hershberger to Speak at Land Center Luncheon on April 11

The final Land Center luncheon of the spring semester will take place on April 11 at 11:30 am in the Seelig Banquet Room of the Naylor Student Center on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh Hershberger is the guest speaker. His topic i... 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 »

Post-Election Perspective from Proverbs

There is no doubt that our elections have become more contentious in recent years. We have seen and heard extreme reactions to both victories and losses. I just finished listening to Hillary Clinton’s recent book, What Happened, which gives her perspective o... 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 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 »

A Prayer for Our Nation

May 3 is the National Day of Prayer. This is a moment for us to stop and ask for God’s guidance for those who lead our nation. This is not a time to hash out political disagreements; rather, it is an opportunity to unite around the biblical admonition to pra... Read More »

Land calls for a spiritual awakening in America

By Julie Owens Originally appeared at Evangelicals risk a degeneration of ethics if the nation is not steered toward biblical principles, Richard Land told students and faculty attendin... Read More »

Dr. Richard Land to lecture at the final Land Center Luncheon of Spring 2018

Dr. Richard Land, President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, will be on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on Tuesday, April 17th to lecture on “Are American Christians Facing a New Dark Age?” Dr. Land’s address will con... Read More »

Cakes and Conscience

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on December 5 in the highest profile case of this term. Masterpiece Cakeshop Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission is an important First Amendment case with significant implications for both freedom of speech and freed... Read More »