1. Independence Mall to Host $60M Attraction Celebrating Impact of Bible on American Life (PhillyVoice)
  2. Convicted Charleston Shooter Formally Sentenced to Death (KCBD)
  3. Fewer Churches Seem to be Planning Trips to See Trump’s Inauguration (Washington Post)
  4. December Religion Bestsellers: Mormon Guide Breaks Top 10, Hollywood Boosts ‘The Shack’ (Publishers Weekly)
  5. The CBF Clergy Sexual Misconduct Task Force: An Update (Cooperative Baptist Fellowship)
  6. India: Christians Increasingly Under Attack, Study Shows (The Guardian)
  7. Israel: High Court Orders Western Wall Rabbi to Explain Why Women Can’t Pray (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.