News Headlines

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

October 6, 2016

  1. National Baptist Convention of America International Moving HQ to Louisville (Lane Report)
  2. Researchers Explored More Than 1,100 Church Budgets – and Here’s What They Discovered (Deseret News)
  3. Indiana Congregation Gets Church Building Constructed in 24 Hours (Fox News)
  4. Sioux Falls Church, Neighbors at Odds Over Digital Sign (Argus Leader)
  5. Kaine Testifies to a Religious Struggle, Pence Declines To (RNS)
  6. Here’s the Bible Verse Tim Kaine Used to Condemn Donald Trump (Washington Post)
  7. Clinton’s Daughter Chelsea Says She Left the Baptist Church at Age 6 Because It Was Against Abortion (Christian Today)

October 3, 2016

  1. Mormon Leader: Defend Founder Joseph Smith’s Story (Las Vegas Sun)
  2. Hillary Clinton to a Black Congregation: ‘My Worries Are Not the Same as Black Grandmothers’ (CNN)
  3. Christian School in Chicago Considers Arming Campus Security Officers, Prompting Debate (Christian Today)
  4. Evangelical Free Church Changes Name to Clarify it Doesn’t Mean ‘Free of Evangelicals’ (Christian Post)
  5. Bible Museum Brings Color, Controversy (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

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)