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The Party Platforms: Instructive Guides to Informed Voting – Part 3

posted by Dr. Richard Land

Every year (beginning in 1988) the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has published a comparison of the two major party platforms to assist Southern Baptists and other people of faith as they seek guidance in the decision for […]

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McCain, Obama, and the Military

posted by Dr. Richard Land

Which candidate for president enjoys the most support among the military, active and retired? The Military Times recently released the results of a poll of their readership (Active Duty military, Reserve-National Guard members, and “military retirees”). They found that among […]

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The Party Platforms: Instructive Guides to Informed Voting – Part 2

posted by Dr. Richard Land

Every year (beginning in 1988) the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has published a comparison of the two major party platforms to assist Southern Baptists and other people of faith as they seek guidance in the decision for […]

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The Party Platforms: Instructive Guides to Informed Voting

posted by Dr. Richard Land

Ever since my election as president of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission in 1988, the commission has published a party platform comparison guide to assist Southern Baptists and other people of faith as they seek to decide […]

Andrew Greeley’s Reprehensible Name-Calling

posted by Dr. Richard Land

The Rev. Andrew Greeley, Catholic priest, best-selling novelist and well-known commentator on a wide range of issues, is an outspoken Obama supporter–I think. In a column he wrote Oct. 1, he said (in the same paragraph, no less) the following […]

Sen. Obama, FOX News, and the media

posted by Dr. Richard Land

In an article that will appear in the Oct. 19, 2008 edition of the New York Times Magazine, reporter Matt Bai quotes Barack Obama making a startling assertion: “I am convinced that if there were no FOX News, I might […]

Biofuel: The Dangerous Consequences of Good Intentions

posted by Dr. Richard Land

As responsible human beings we should be concerned always about doing harm to this planet we inhabit together. As a Christian I believe people of faith have a sacred responsibility to engage in creation care – never treating the earth […]

Last Night’s Debate

posted by Dr. Richard Land

I had the honor and privilege of attending last night’s second presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. Some commentators and reporters have described the debate as subdued and uneventful. I can assure you, as someone who was actually […]

The Palin-Biden Debate: Missions Accomplished

posted by Dr. Richard Land

Like millions of my fellow Americans I watched the vice-presidential debate last night between Gov. Palin and Sen. Biden. According to the Nielsen Media Research ratings, 42 percent more people watched the vice-presidential debate than watched last Friday night’s John […]

Fireproof: A different kind of movie succeeds

posted by Dr. Richard Land

I had seen two previous showings of the movie Fireproof prior to its release last weekend. Starring Kirk Cameron, Fireproof is the latest movie produced by Sherwood Baptist Church, in Albany, Georgia (population 164,000). Albany is a nice town, and […]

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Traditional Marriage Wins Big
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America: Fulfilling her promises
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The Party Platforms: Instructive Guides to Informed Voting - Part 3
Every year (beginning in 1988) the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has published a comparison of the two major party platforms to assist Southern Baptists and other people of faith as they seek guidance in the decision for whom to cast their ballots in the presidential ele

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