1. Is Christmas Still a Religious Holiday? (WRAL)
  2. You Fix This Mess: Post-Election Evangelicals of Color Disappointed in White Evangelicals (Religion Dispatches)
  3. CNN Pundit Likens O’Reilly’s Race Comments to Apartheid Rhetoric (CNN)
  4. Colleges are Suspending Athletes Who Share Racist and Sexist Messages. Is it Enough? (TIME)
  5. ‘Tell Them to Go Back Where They Belong’: J.C. Penney Customer’s Racist Tirade (Washington Post)
  6. Obama Administration Program Ending Program Once Used to Track Mostly Arab and Muslim Men (CNN)
  7. Trump and Putin Agree: Let’s Revive the Nuclear Arms Race (Washington Post)
  8. U.K.: Muslim and Christian Groups Working Together to Help Homeless at Christmas (Independent)
  9. Middle East: Many Christian Icons are Made in China. But These Come from Bethlehem. (PRI)
    Middle East: Number of Christians Celebrating Christmas in Saudi Arabia Growing, but Religious Liberty Isn’t (Fox News)
  10. Middle East: Pray for Aleppo? Survey Says Fewer Christians Pray for Refugees (Christianity Today)
  11. Appeals Court Rejects Challenge to Glorieta Sale (BNG)
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.