1. In Indiana, a Baptist Church and a Methodist Church Merge (Lebanon Reporter)
  2. Tennessee Republican Legislators Seek Veto Override on Bible as Official State Book (WPSD6)
  3. North Carolina Vouchers Head to Religious Schools (Charlotte News & Observer)
  4. Virginia’s Culpeper County Denies Islamic Center’s Permit Request (WUSA9)
  5. Mississippi Hospitality & Restaurant Association Speaks Out Against Religious Anti-LGBT Law (MSNewsNow)
  6. The Southern Social Divide: Cities Move Past States on Liberal Social Issues (Sun Herald, MS)
  7. Turkey: President Erdogan Seizes Six Christian Churches, Making Them State Property (PJ Media)
Bruce Gourley

About Bruce Gourley

Bruce Gourley is online editor. In addition to managing Baptist Today’s web presence, Bruce is the executive director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society (baptisthistory.org), general editor of the Baptist History & Heritage Journal, editor of the Baptist Studies Bulletin, creator and author of the "Baptists and the American Civil War Project" (civilwarbaptists.com), and author of seven books. Bruce is also an avid hiker, owns the Yellowstone Net website (yellowstone.net), and is an award-winning photographer (brucegourley.com). A graduate of Mercer University (B.A.), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.), and Auburn University (Ph.D.), he and his family live near Bozeman, Montana.