1. Carrie Underwood Faces Backlash After Performance at Evangelical Event (Rolling Stone)
  2. Rev. Donte Jackson Sees Social Advocacy as Essential Role (Herald-Dispatch, WV)
  3. Reactions to Gospel Preacher Kim Burrell on LGBT Issues Reveal Split Among Black Churches (Washington Post)
  4. Evangelical Christian Arkansas Legislator Pleads Guilty in $600k Bible College Bribery Scheme (Raw Story)
  5. Mass. Senator Warren Backs Bill to Ban Registry Based on Religion (WAVY)
  6. Religious Progressives, Moderates Seek a Way Forward After Election (CantonRep.com)
  7. Catholics Won it for Trump, Says Influential Conservative Pundit (Christian Today)
  8. Analysis: Christian Conservatives Tied to President With No History of Charity, Faith (Ledger)
  9. Analysis: White Christian Identity Politics and Foreign Policy in the United States (New Europe)
  10. Europe: Norway and Its National Church Part Ways (Religion News Service)
  11. Egypt: Coptic Christians Observe Somber Christmas After Church Bombing (Christian Post)
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.