News Headlines

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

October 10, 2014

  1. Kentucky Warns Noah’s Ark Theme Park Over Hiring Practices (Reuters)
  2. NC Diner Takes Prices Off Menu, Asks Customers to Pay What God Wants (Business Insider)
  3. Alabama Church Says Pastor Confessed He Has AIDS, Slept With Flock (NBC News)
  4. ‘Mass Mobs’ Aims to Keep Pews Full at Old Churches (National Public Radio)
  5. Sex, Marriage and the Catholic Church (Guardian)
  6. Ebola Vigil Becomes Memorial for Fallen Christian Brother (Associated Baptist Press)
  7. North Carolina’s Gardner-Webb University to Partner With BGAV (Associated Baptist Press)

October 9, 2014

  1. Maryland Church Helps Members of a Black Gay Street Gang Reshape Their Lives (Washington Post)
  2. Church Hopes to Send Million Copies of Bible to Cuba (Independent Florida Alligator)
  3. Royal’s Billy Butler Church Sign Goes Viral in a Flash (Kansas City Star)
  4. Church Plans Memorial for Ebola Victim, Fiancee Issues Statement (Dallas Morning News)
  5. Dallas Ebola Patient Dies (Associated Baptist Press)
  6. Alliance of Baptists Gets Grant for LGBT Initiative (Associated Baptist Press)

October 8, 2014

  1. Hobby Lobby Executive’s Bible Museum: Priceless Artifacts, Scholarly Doubts (Reuters)
  2. Friendship Baptist is Taking the City to Court Again (WILX, MI)
  3. Red States Give More to Charity. It’s Because of Religion. (Washington Post)
  4. For Many Catholics, a Disconnect Between Church Teachings and Family Life (Washington Post)
  5. Name Changes Challenge Churches on Baptist Identity (Associated Baptist Press)
  6. BJC Supports Muslim Prisoner’s Right to Grow Beard (Associated Baptist Press)
  7. Dallas Baptist Church Supports Ebola Family (Associated Baptist Family)

October 7, 2014

  1. Christians ‘Stand with Israel’ (Washington Post)
  2. Seattle Church Protests Opening of Pot Store Next Door (Komo News)
  3. Supreme Court Lets Stand State Rulings Allowing Same-Sex Marriage (Washington Post)
  4. Did the Supreme Court Just Legalize Gay Marriage? (National Public Radio)
  5. ‘Courts Have Spoken,’ on Gay Marriage, Says Mormon Church (Salt Lake Tribune)
  6. Preachers: Read Fiction to Learn Human Condition, Not for Sermon Fodder (ABP)
  7. Circle of Life: Denominational Innovation May be Wave of Future (Associated Baptist Press)
  8. BWA Touts Ebola-Free South Africa Ahead of 2015 Congress (Associated Baptist Press)
  9. Congressman Urges Churches to Put Human Face on Poverty, Hunger (Baptist Standard)

October 2, 2014

  1. Texas GOP Lawmaker Compares ‘Spiritual Battle’ Against Religion to Holocaust (Huffington Post)
  2. National Review Writer Calls for Hanging Women Who Have Abortions (RH Reality Check)
  3. Tenn. Baptist Convention Supports Amendment Placing More Restrictions on Abortion (ABP)
  4. Prof Says Pulpits Mute on Sin of Domestic Abuse (Associated Baptist Press)
  5. Jimmy Carter Turns 90 (Washington Post)
  6. Organization Hopes to Halt Bible Classes in School System (WSOC TV Charlotte)
  7. Andy Stanley’s North Point Ministries Named the Largest Church in America (Christian Post)
  8. 121-Year-Old Upper West Side NY Church Will Add Apartments (Curbed)
  9. ‘Exodus: Gods and Kings’ Trailer: Christian Bale as Moses (Deadline)

September 30, 2014

  1. Bible Verse Questioned on New Football Field Monument (WSB-TV, GA)
  2. Plans to Demolish Former Historic Pittsfield Church Pulled (TWC News)
  3. LDS Church Producing Film for Priesthood Restoration Site (Herald Extra, UT)
  4. Religious Leaders Try to Cope with Islamic State Attacks (Religion News Service)
  5. African Baptists Ask World’s Churches to Set Aside Oct. 11-12 for Ebola Prayer (ABP)
  6. American Baptist Missions Group Condemns Both Anti-Semitism and Anti-Muslim Prejudice (ABP)