1. Carolyn Blevins Honored for Work in Baptist History (Jefferson Standard Bearer, TN)
  2. Hate Crimes Against LGBT People are Common (FiveThirtyEight)
  3. Christian Response to Orlando Leaves Some LGBT Activists Cold (Crux)
  4. Catholic Bishop: ‘It is Religion, Including Our Own, Which Targets’ LGBT People (Tampa Bay Times)
  5. Southern Baptists Condemn Confederate Flag as Racist (Dallas Morning News)
  6. Three Evangelical Groups are Tackling Racial Reconciliation: First Up, Southern Baptists (Christianity Today)
  7. Kenya: Anglican Priest Joins Lawsuit Demanding Greater Rights for Gays (Religion News Service)
  8. Russia: ‘Unity Cannot be Imposed on Churches’ – Russian Orthodox Church Spokesman (RT)
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.