August 7, 2014

  1. West Africa: Baptists Take Precautionary Measures in Wake of Ebola Outbreak (AllAfrica)
  2. West African Baptists Take Measures as Ebola Outbreak Worsens (Associated Baptist Press)
  3. After Braxton Caner’s Suicide, Baptist Preacher Says He Regrets Twitter Battle With Teenager (Christian Post)
  4. Conservative Christian Groups Target ‘Black Jesus’ as ‘Blasphemous’ (Salt Lake Tribune)
  5. Texas Church Becomes Oasis for Central American Migrants, Their Children (National Geographic)
  6. Arizona Church Defies Immigration Officials, Shelters Undocumented Immigrant (Think Progress)
  7. Weighing in on Border Crisis, SBC President Says Jesus was an Immigrant (ABP)
  8. Minnesota Church Must Pay PCUSA Over $1.2 Million to Leave Denomination (Christian Post)
Bruce Gourley

About Bruce Gourley

Bruce T. Gourley is online editor. In addition to managing Baptist Today’s web presence, Bruce is the executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society (, general editor of the Baptist History & Heritage Journal, editor of the Baptist Studies Bulletin, creator and author of the "Baptists and the American Civil War Project" (, and author of six books. Bruce is also a photographer ( and previously served as a campus minister and professor of history at Yellowstone Baptist College in Billings, Montana. A graduate of Mercer University (B.A.), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Auburn University (Ph.D.), he and his family live near Bozeman, Montana.

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