News Headlines

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

September 30, 2016

  1. Black Church Merges With Predominantly White Church in NC as Charlotte Tensions Loom (Fox News)
  2. Split Over Donald Trump and Cut Off by Culture Wars, Evangelicals Despair (New York Times)
  3. Tony Campolo: Why I No Longer Call Myself an Evangelical (Christian Today)
  4. Can an Atheist Lead a Protestant Church? A Battle Over Religion in Canada (Washington Post)
  5. Aledmys Diaz’s Slam ‘More Important than Baseball’ (Cincinnati Post)
  6. Christian Organization in Damage Control Following Keynote on Homosexuality (Daily Caller)

September 29, 2016

  1. Donald Trump Seemingly Asks if He Should Eject Non-Christian Conservatives from Rally (TIME)
  2. 38% of Donald Trump Supporters Say Minorities Have ‘Too Much Influence’ (TIME)
  3. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore Stands Trial for Blocking Same-Sex Marriage (Huffington Post)
  4. Football Game Prayer Heads to Court After Christian School Files Suit Against FHSAA (Space Coast Daily)
  5. Globalism is Anti-Christ, Demonic, Fundamentalist Pastors and Theologians Argue (Christian Post)
  6. Is the Mormon Church Campaigning Against California Question 2? (Las Vegas Weekly)
  7. Welch College, Free Will Baptist Ministries to Purchase 64 Acres in Gallatin (Tennessean)
  8. On God and Heaven, Christians Are All Over the Map (Salt Lake Tribune)
  9. Crossway Reverses Decision to Make ESV Bible Text Permanent (Christianity Today)
  10. Israel: Ancient City Gate and Shrine from Hebrew Bible Uncovered (Live Science)
  11. Israel: The Best Things Shimon Peres Ever Said (Religion News Service)

September 28, 2016

  1. From Universities to Churches, Republicans and Democrats Differ in Views of Major Institutions (Pew Research)
  2. Averett Teams Up With Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (GoDanRiver)
  3. Evangelicals, Once Skeptical of Trump, Have Rallied to His Side (FiveThirtyEight)
  4. Four Evangelicals, 4 Different Ways to Consider Trump (RNS)
  5. Philip Yancey Dumbfounded Evangelicals Support Trump ‘Who Stands Against Everything that Christianity Believes’ (Christian Post)
  6. Mormon Feminists Celebrate After LDS Church Stops Forcing Girls to Recite Rape-Shaming Verse (Raw Story)
  7. Missouri Church Helps With Debilitating Payday Loan Debt (KY3)
  8. Religion May Motivate Humanity’s Future Expansion into Space (Space.com)

September 26, 2016

  1. Obama Dedicates Smithsonian’s ‘Glorious’ New African-American Museum (NBC News)
  2. The Obamas Ring First Baptist Williamsburg’s ‘Freedom Bell’ at NMAAHC Dedication (Williamsburg Yorktown Daily)
  3. Virginia Baptist Church’s $1 Million Largest Faith-Based Donation to Smithsonian African American Museum (Christian Post)
  4. White Working-Class Evangelicals: Christian Values are Under Attack (CNN)
  5. Religion and Education Explain the White Vote (FiveThirtyEight)
  6. The Secret Cost of Islamophobia (CNN)
  7. The Democrats’ Methodist Moment (Wall Street Journal)
  8. CBF’s Paynter Urges Response of Shared Grief and Pain in Wake of Tulsa and Charlotte Tragedies (CBF

September 23, 2016

  1. Why Most People Leave Religion? They Just ‘Stop Believing’ (Colorado Springs Gazette)
  2. Modern Technology Unlocks Secrets of Damaged Biblical Scroll (New York Times)
  3. Allegedly Secret LDS Church Documents Leaked (Fox13News)
  4. Alabama Mirrors US Class Divide on Immigration (CNN)
  5. Converting Churches to Condos Brings Logistical, Social Challenges (Washington Post)
  6. Harvard Divinity School Graduates are Turning Harry Potter into a Religion (Quartz)
  7. Montana Church Converts Newspaper Dispensers into Giving Boxes (Billings Gazette)
  8. Religious Liberty Report Endangers Conservative Christian Dominance, Southern Baptist Leaders Say (Biblical Recorder)
  9. Evangelical Pastor: Opposition to Trump is ‘Concentrated Satanic Attack’ (Huffington Post)
  10. Fake, Discredited Historian, Evangelical Leader David Barton: Donald Trump is ‘God’s Guy’ (FitsNews)
  11. IMB President to Southern Baptist Leaders: Seemingly Dead Man Arose in Southeast Asia (Baptist Press)

September 16, 2016

  1. Fifteen Years After 9/11, Sikhs Still Victims of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes (CNN)
  2. Carter Urges Faith Leaders to Combat ‘Resurgence or Racism’ (Albany Times Union)
  3. At Summit, President Carter Urges Baptists to Adopt a Resolution of Unity (CBF)
  4. 53rd Anniversary of the 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing (WIAT Alabama)
  5. Dallas Evangelical Seminary Requires Sex Abuse Awareness Training (RNS)
  6. NRB to Host Evangelical Debate on 2016 Election (NRB)

September 15, 2016

  1. Study: Religion Contributes More to U.S. Economy Than Facebook, Google and Apple Combined (Washington Post)
  2. Not in My House, Pastor Tells Trump (Politico)
  3. U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Releases Report (PR Newswire)
    ‘Hillsong’ Casts a Secular Lens on an Evangelical Band (New York Times)
  4. Tennessee Church Group Turns Over 100,000 Plastic Bags Into Sleeping Bags for Homeless (ABC News)
  5. N.J. Church Group to Resettle Syrian Refugee Family With Special Needs (NPR)
  6. DC Church Reaching Millennials With Evangelical, But Strangely Non-Controversial Take on Life (GetReligion)

September 14, 2016

  1. Kentucky Governor Tells Christian Audience that Electing Hillary Clinton May Eventually Lead to Violence (Washington Post)
  2. Alabama High School Football Announcer, Baptist Pastor, Resigns After Flak Over National Anthem Protest Contents (New York Daily News)
  3. Nat Turner’s Bible Gave the Enslaved Rebel the Resolve to Rise Up (Smithsonian)
  4. Clinton Talks Faith With National Baptists (Baptist Standard)
  5. Middle East: Embattled Christians Push for Homeland in Middle East (Fox News)