1. 2 Mississippi Churches Transcend Racial Barriers After Arson (The Grio)
  2. Virginia Baptists Pass Resolution Opposing Anti-Muslim Views, Rhetoric (BJC)
  3. William Carey University Marks 110 Years in Hattiesburg (Clarion Ledger)
  4. ‘Post-Truth’ Named 2016 Word of the Year by Oxford Dictionaries (Washington Post)
  5. Trump’s National Security Adviser Pick Regularly Pushed Sharia Law Conspiracy Theories in Speeches (CNN)
  6. Betsy DeVos, Trump’s Education Pick, is a Billionaire With Deep Ties to the Christian Reformed Community (Washington Post)
  7. Secretary of Education Pick Betsy DeVos May be a Disaster for Church/State Separation (Patheos)
  8. Meet the DeVos Family – Wealthy Right Wingers Working With the Religious Right to Destroy Public Education (Raw Story)
  9. Trump’s Battle Against Illegal Immigrant Sanctuary May End at Church Steps (Fox News)
  10. Religious Groups to Obama: Dismantle Immigration Registry’s Framework (RNS)
  11. Why Did Obama Win More White Evangelical Votes than Clinton? He Asked for Them. (Washington Post)
  12. Former SBC Leader Says ERLC Out of Touch with Mainstream (BNG)
  13. Africa: South African Pastor Sprays Insecticide on Congregants ‘to Heal Them’ (CNN)
  14. U.K.: New BBC Head of Religion Named (Premier)
  15. U.K.: Hundreds of Pentecostal Christians to Gather in London for Landmark Meeting (Christian Today)
  16. Middle East: Iraqi Christians Revisit Ghost Towns Abandoned by ISIS (Reuters)
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.