1. Muslim NYPD Officer Threatened, Told ‘Go Back to Your Country’ (CNN)
  2. Florida Church Vandalized with Swastikas, Trump Campaign Slogan (Tampa Bay Tribune)
  3. Minnesota Church Leaders Vow to Protect Immigrants Seeking Refuge (KSTP)
  4. Germany: Merkel Calls for Widespread Ban on ‘Full Veil’ Islamic Coverings (Washington Post)
  5. 300-Pound Mom Bear, 3 Cubs Found Dead in Pennsylvania Church Parking Lot (WBNG)
  6. Flight Attendant: How to Handle a Passenger Who Insists on Preaching Loudly From the Bible on a Red-eye Flight (Los Angeles Times)
  7. Memphis Ministers Speak About Blight (Commercial Appeal)
  8. This Iowa Christian Band is ‘Group Up’ and Saying Farewell (Des Moines Register)
  9. Howard Finster Exhibit at Albany Museum of Art (Albany Herald)
  10. Baylor Names Rhule Head Football Coach (Baptist Standard)
  11. Controversial Santa vs Jesus Board Game Aims to Settle Who Rules Christmas (NY Daily News)
  12. J. T. Ford, 96: Longtime Pastor Was Early Advocate of Racial Harmony (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  13. Vatican Launches Website in Response to Clergy Sex Scandals (RNS)
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.