Richard D. Land

Richard D. Land

Christian Post Executive Editor

Dr. Richard Land, BA (magna cum laude), Princeton; D.Phil. Oxford; and Th.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, was president of the Southern Baptists’ Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission (1988-2013) and has served since 2013 as president of Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Land has been teaching, writing, and speaking on moral and ethical issues for the last half century in addition to pastoring several churches.

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  • The Christian’s duty in a revolutionary age (part 2)

    The Christian’s duty in a revolutionary age (part 2)

    More and more Americans also sense that American culture is reaching a critical moment, “a fork in the road moment,” when a culture takes a direction from which it is difficult, if not virtually impossible, to retrace and rectify.

  • The Christian’s duty in a revolutionary age (part 1)

    The Christian’s duty in a revolutionary age (part 1)

    As Christians, we should draw encouragement, however, from the fact that we face a situation remarkably analogous to the one that confronted our first-century spiritual ancestors.

  • Genocidal antisemitism in America?

    Genocidal antisemitism in America?

    The cultural Marxists do not want us to know our history, because a nation’s history tells us who we are. We are better than these demonstrations. We must teach our young people our history.

  • Not again: A preacher denouncing politics

    Not again: A preacher denouncing politics

    This idea of an inevitable clash between the Gospel and politics is false and contrived.

  • Dr. Phil’s clarion call to an urgent American conversation with ourselves

    Dr. Phil’s clarion call to an urgent American conversation with ourselves

    Dr. Phil commissioned a comprehensive study of American culture, and he emphasizes throughout that he is addressing culture, not politics, problems that go way deeper than the Republican-Democrat divide.

  • 'God Bless the USA Bible’: Good idea or bad?

    'God Bless the USA Bible’: Good idea or bad?

    The latest example of this presidential election year phenomenon is the appearance of Presidential Candidate Donald Trump touting Lee Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA Bible,” which includes the Bible bound together with the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the lyrics to the chorus of Greenwood’s “God Bless the USA.”

  • What does it mean to be created in God’s Image?

    What does it mean to be created in God’s Image?

    Who and what is a human being? This is perhaps the most compelling moral and ethical question facing us today.

  • Senator Joseph Lieberman: American extraordinaire

    Senator Joseph Lieberman: American extraordinaire

    Here was Senator Lieberman, son of 19th-century Jewish immigrants, raised in Connecticut, whose father owned a liquor store, and me, whose family first settled in Virginia in the 1630s, raised in Texas as the son of a Baptist welder, and we had the same vision for our remarkable country.

  • TikTok has got to go: yes or no?

    TikTok has got to go: yes or no?

    TikTok’s ability to generate the avalanche of mail threatening Congress over a bill forcing TikTok to divest itself from the CCP illustrates its enormous power to mold American public opinion.

  • Dr. WA Criswell: Hero of the faith and inspiration to us all

    Dr. WA Criswell: Hero of the faith and inspiration to us all

    Dr. Criswell and First Baptist Dallas became “ground zero” as the successful model of a conservative, Christian, expository ministry in the center of one of the most sophisticated cities in America.