News Headlines

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

March 17, 2015

  1. 70 Percent of Evangelicals Believe Religion and Science are Not in Conflict (Huffington Post)
  2. Evangelicals Aim to Mobilize an Army for Republicans in 2016 (New York Times)
  3. The Democratic Party Facing a Catholic Apocalypse (Salon)
  4. East Texas School Stops Quoting Bible Verses Over Intercom (KFDX3)
  5. Louisiana College Elects President (Baptist Standard)
  6. Pastor/Elder Dispute Disrupts Tennessee Church (Baptist News Global)
  7. Arkansas CBF Celebrates Turnaround of Partner School (Baptist News Global)
  8. Middle East: Pakistani Christians Clash with Police Over Church Attacks (US News)

March 14, 2015

  1. Minister Creflo Dollar Asks for $60 Million in Donations for New Jet (CNN)
  2. Ex-Mars Hill Pastor Returns to Evangelical Orbit (Seattle Post Ingelligencer)
  3. Reagan Library Curator Disputes Gov. Walker’s Bible Story (Mercury News)
  4. More Networks Jumping on Biblical Bandwagon (New York Times)
  5. 7.5 Million Americans Have ‘Lost Their Religion’ Since 2012 (Huffington Post)
  6. For a Rich Country, America is Unusually Religious and Optimistic (Washington Post)
  7. Leesburg Council Member Claims God—Not Government—Ended Slavery (Washington Post)
  8. Baptists, Presbyterians Make Room for Anglicans at Calvinist Confab (Baptist News Global)
  9. Baptist Women Say Faith Deepened as Pregnant Ministers (Baptist News Global)
  10. Historically Baptist College Elects Gay President (Baptist News Global)

March 13, 2015

  1. Poll: 9 in 10 Evangelicals Say Bible Doesn’t Influence Immigration Views (Christian Post)
  2. Christian College Tried to Stop Bake Sale for Homeless LGBT Youth, But They Raised Thousands Anyway (Think Progress)
  3. Alabama Bill Would Ban Guns in Church (Anniston Star)
  4. Charleston Church Uses Drone to Inspect Steeple Parts (West Virginia Metro News)
  5. Faith Group Celebrates 25 Years of the Americans with Disabilities Act (Baptist News Global)
  6. Churches Join Schools to Tackle Educational Challenges (Baptist News Global)

March 12, 2015

  1. Catholic Church Claims it Can Refuse to Pay Victims of Sex Abuse Because of Religious Freedom (Think Progress)
  2. Ferguson Police Chief Resigns After Scathing Justice Department Report (Reuters)
  3. Church Shares Racism With Police Forces, Says Ministers and Former Cop in Book (Baptist News Global)
  4. Texas School Principle Receives Support Following Religious Controversy (Longview News-Journal)
  5. Utah House Passes Church-Backed Anti-Discrimination Bill (ABC News)
  6. Texas Lawmaker Reconsiders Religious Liberty Amendment (Baptist Standard)
  7. American Baptist College Defends Invitation to Lesbian Bishop (Baptist News Global)
  8. Arkansas Baptist College Dedicates Community Center (Baptist News Global)

March 11, 2015

  1. Pastors Oppose Lesbian Bishop Speaker at Baptist College (The Tennessean)
  2. American Baptist College Criticized for Inviting Lesbian Preacher (Baptist News Global)
  3. Opponents Protest Alabama Freedom of Religion in Marriage Protection Act (WSFA)
  4. Southern Baptist Leaders Highlight Benefits of Youthful Matrimony (National Public Radio)
  5. Family Christian Stores Sued Over Inventory (Michigan Live)
  6. Locals Say Sex Offenders Should be Welcome in Church (WCNC)
  7. McAfee Students Report Transformed Lives—Their Own—in Teaching Prisoners (Baptist News Global)
  8. Liberia: Grants Help Schools to Re-open (Biblical Recorder)

March 10, 2015

  1. KKK Skit by Wheaton College Football Players Draws Outrage (New York Daily News)
  2. Franklin Graham Warns Christians in America ‘Persecution is Coming’ (Christian Post)
  3. Pastor Vows to Protest Lesbian Bishop Speaking at American Baptist College (Christian Post)
  4. Cavers Find Treasure from Era of Alexander the Great in Israel (CNN)
  5. Man, 74, Shoots Girlfriend at Church Before Turning Gun on Self (WESH, Orlando)
  6. People of Faith Key to Healing Wounds of Mass Incarceration (Baptist News Global)
  7. Two SBC Leaders Say Fred Craddock Undermined ‘Authoritative’ Preaching (Baptist News Global)

March 9, 2015

  1. Obama, 20,000 Mark 50th Anniversary of Civil Rights Clash in Selma (New York Daily News)
  2. Ebenezer Baptist Church Congregation Remembers March (WTOC)
  3. Error on Air Force Test Sparks Debate Over Religion (Air Force Times)
  4. North Carolina Sheriff Bans Sex Offenders from Church (Asheville Citizen-Times)
  5. Bulgarian Bones Could be John the Baptists’, Scientists Say (CNN)
  6. Kentucky Southern Baptists See Rise in Baptisms, Members, Giving (Middlesboro Daily News)