When the Baptist Faith & Message Study Committee made its report to the 2000 meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, the three of us, Charles S. Kelley, Jr., Richard D. Land, and R. Albert Mohler, Jr., were assigned two particular tasks by the committee and its chairman, Dr. Adrian Rogers.
Life is full of surprises, some pleasant, some not. I was reminded of this recently as I witnessed a pro-life controversy and debate revolving around an attack on the pro-life movement’s “incrementalist” approach in fighting to protect our unborn citizens by Southern Baptist self-described “absolutists” who assert that one must demand a ban on virtually all abortions with no exceptions, or one is compromising with evil.
Twenty-five years later, Richard Land reflects on the events that led up to the adoption of the "Resolution on Racial Reconciliation on the 150th Anniversary of the Southern Baptist Convention."
Richard Land is ready to see "Woodlawn" a third time. The movie "powerfully illustrates the reconciling and transforming power of the Gospel in people's lives and in a broken society," he writes.
Seminary president Richard Land sees in Charleston a reemergence of the "life-changing impact and power of the nonviolent, reconciling message of the 1960s civil rights revolution that transformed our nation in so many very important ways."
On the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, columnist Richard Land urges Americans to reflect on how far they have progressed toward racial equality in order to draw inspiration for finishing the journey.
Columnist Richard Land makes a prediction on how the Supreme Court will rule after next week's gay marriage cases.
The U.S. Supreme Court could issue three very different rulings after it takes up the case of California's Proposition 8 next week, says columnist Richard Land.
If the Boy Scouts' board had passed the proposal allowing gay men to be troop leaders, it would have dealt a serious blow to the organization, says columnist Richard Land.
Columnist Richard Land says it would be reckless and short-sighted for Congress and the president to cap charitable deductions as part of the budget negotiations.