1. Germany: A Church Took the ‘Star Wars’ Frenzy as an Opportunity to Teach a Biblical Lesson (Business Insider)
  2. 15,000-Lego Church is Fruit of Michigan’s Annual Hobby (Michigan Live)
  3. First Baptist Jacksonville Weighs in on City Human Rights Ordinance (Florida Politics)
  4. Mercer University’s Beloved ‘Papa Joe’ Hendricks Dead at 81 (Macon Telegraph)
  5. Knoxville Pastor Refuses to Leave After Members Said They Voted Him Out of Church (WATE)
  6. Scientists Find: Religion and Politics Led to Social Tension and Conflict, Then and Now (Eureka Alert)
  7. Kenya: Muslims Defend Christians During Al-Shabab Militant Attack (Newsweek)
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.