News Headlines

Catch up on our curated list of headlines for today, hand-picked from across the Web by Bruce Gourley.

July 28, 2016

  1. Who’s Backing Trump and Who’s For Clinton? The Battle for Evangelical Endorsements (Christian Today)
  2. Bill O’Reilly Says Slaves Who Built White House Were ‘Well-Fed’ (TIME)
  3. O’Reilly’s Comments on White House Slaves Echo Actual Slaveowners (ThinkProgress)
  4. Muslim American Voters Could Swing Battleground States (Voice of America)
  5. Baptist Pastor Says Churches Can Help in Drug Users’ Rehabilitation (Christian Today)
  6. The Future of Christianity in China Addressed at Hong Kong Conference (Christian Daily)

July 27, 2016

  1. Arkansas Baptist College Announces New President (Arkansas Matters)
  2. Baptist Joint Committee Joins Nevada Brief in Opposing School Vouchers (Baptist Standard)
  3. David Duke’s Remarks on Senate Backing Put Donald Trump’s Camp on Defensive (New York Times)
  4. U.S. Public Wary of Biomedical Technologies to ‘Enhance’ Human Abilities (Pew Research)
  5. Boy, 3, Dies After Left in Hot SUV While Family Went to Bible Study (Fox News)
  6. France: ISIS Says Its ‘Soldiers’ Attached Church in France, Killing Priest (New York Times)

July 26, 2016

  1. Tim Kaine’s Jesuit Spirituality Just Might Appeal to ‘Nones’ (Religon News Service)
  2. Trump Promises Change; Southern Baptists Remain Divided (Biblical Recorder)
  3. ‘Atheism’ is Still a Slur in American Life, DNC Emails Show (New York Daily News)
  4. Atheists Sue Over Use of Tax Dollars Relating to KC Baptist Convention (Kansas City Star)
  5. Alabama Judge Charged with Using Bible to Smuggle Drugs (Fox News)
  6. Tim LaHaye Dies at 90; Fundamentalist Leader’s Grisly Novels Sold Millions (New York Times)
  7. Japan: Nagasaki Church Among Christian Sites Japan Selects as World Heritage Candidate (Japan Today)

July 22, 2016

  1. How Donald Trump Divided and Conquered Evangelicals (Rolling Stone)
  2. Dobson Endorses Trump, While Evangelical Leaders Advise Voting for the Lesser Evil (Christianity Today)
  3. Trump Supporter Jerry Falwell, Jr. on Russell Moore: “I don’t know if he’s a closet liberal” (Patheos)
  4. Orlando’s Christian Theme Park Holy Land Experience is on the Block (Times Union)
  5. Knoxville’s Riverdale Baptist Church Pianist to Celebrate 100th Birthday This Weekend (Local8Now)
  6. Russia: Ban on Evangelism is Now in Effect (Christianity Today)

July 21, 2016

  1. Ben Carson Defends Connecting Hillary Clinton to Lucifer (CNN)
  2. Mike Pence’s Journey: Catholic Democrat to Evangelical Republican (New York Times)
  3. KKK Fliers Distributed in Some North Georgia Neighborhoods (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  4. Church Sues State Over What it Preaches, Practices on Homosexuality and Gender Identity (Daily Signal)
  5. Americans are Losing Faith in Religion’s Ability to Help Solve Social Problems (Quartz)
  6. Fate of Bryan County Courthouse Christian Flag Will Not be Made by County (Savannah Now)
  7. Pakistan: Man Dismembered, Killed for Having an Affair (CNN)

July 20, 2016

  1. Baptist Church in DeKalb County Rallies to Help Muslim Neighbor (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  2. Showing Hospitality – Smoke Rise Baptist Church (CBF)
  3. ‘God Break Racism!’ Evangelicals on D.C. Mall Pray for Hope and Reconciliation (Washington Post)
  4. Trump Chooses Social Conservative Pence (Biblical Recorder)
  5. Evangelical Legal Organization Touts ‘Most Conservative GOP Platform in History’ (Mediaite)
  6. Freedom from Religion Group Demands Christian Flag be Removed from Bryan County Courthouse (Savannah Now)
  7. Paynter: Honor, Moral Imagination are Antidotes to the Poison of Murder (CBF)
  8. Russia: LDS Church Missionaries Now to be Known as ‘Volunteers’ (Deseret News)

July 15, 2016

  1. Megachurch Pastor Robert Jeffress Would Vote for Trump Over Jesus (Raw Story)
  2. Baptist Journalist: Roger Ailes is Our Gun-Toting, Bible-Clinging Culture War General (Fox News)
  3. White Conservative Christian America Not Going Down Without a Fight (Religion Dispatches)
  4. Evangelicals Rally to Trump, Religious ‘Nones’ Back Clinton (Pew Forum)
  5. Evangelicals Increasingly Say Its Becoming Harder for Them in America (Pew Research)
  6. New Shocking Poll Released on Evangelical Pastors’ Involvement in Politics (Charisma News)
  7. GOP Platform Encourages Teaching About the Bible in Public Schools (Washington Post)
  8. Last Surviving 16th Street Baptist Church Bomber Gets Parole Hearing in August (WBRC)
  9. Houston Baptist University to Launch Theological Seminary (Baptist Standard)
  10. Bishop T.D. Jakes on Healing After Dallas Police Ambush (CBS News)
  11. Judge Rules on Family Dispute Over Martin Luther King Jr.’s Bible (Huffington Post)
  12. Churches Using Pokeman Go to Get Millennials in Pews (Boston Globe)
  13. On America’s Pacific Shore, Many Religious Currents Meet (Economist)