1. Breaking Up With Your Church Over Politics (Wall Street Journal)
  2. Florida Man Made Pulse-Like Massacre Threats Against Church That Welcomes ‘Sick Homosexuals’ (Washington Post)
  3. As Its Flock Shrinks, Historic First Baptist Church Bangor Opens Its Doors to a New Congregation to Hang On (Bangor Daily News)
  4. More Hotels are Checking Out of the Bible and Book of Mormon Business (Los Angeles Times)
  5. Gatlinburg Churches Go on With Plans for Worship, Christmas; ‘It’s Times Like These That our Faith Comes to Bear’ (Knoxville News-Sentinel)
  6. Blue Grass Baptist Grad Fights to Save School from Closing (WKYT)
  7. Catholic Leaders: Climate Change on Same Level as Abortion and Death Penalty (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  8. Middle East: Christian Refugees Fleeing ISIS Grounds Flock to Parish of Jordan Priest (NPR)
  9. Turkey: Post-Coup Crackdown Also Targets US Protestants (RNS)
  10. France: Russian Patriarch Blesses New Paris Church, a Putin Project (Seattle Times)
  11. Australia: Local Church Removing References to Christ, Steering Clear of Religious Symbols? (Christian Today)
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.