1. Rome Georgia First Baptist Church Pastor Joel Snider Retires After More Than 2 Decades (Northwest Georgia News)
  2. Hawaii Church Fights Homelessness With Affordable Alaskan ‘Igloos’ (Inhabitat.com)
  3. Alabama’s Largest Church Buys Conference Center on U.S. 280 (AL.com)
  4. Florida Man Charged With Plotting to Blow Up a Miami-Area Synagogue (Washington Post)
  5. Investigation: Former Pastors, Member Call Pennsylvania Church Cult-Like (CBS Pittsburgh)
  6. Why Prayer Appeals to Americans (Christian Science Monitor)
  7. Illinois School Settles Church State Case (Portland Press Herald)
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.