1. Police: Teen Dead, Brother Hurt After Church Beating by Parent Members (USA Today)
  2. Georgia Politicians Give $1.5 Million (of Other People’s Money) to Charity, Including Baptist Churches (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
  3. American Bible Society Shows Off New Philly Headquarters (Philadelphia Business Journal)
  4. Does a Religion Need to Worship a Supreme Being? New Hampshire Supreme Court Considers the Question (Reason.com)
  5. Baptist Judge Blocks Arkansas Executions (Baptist News Global)
  6. Rise of Post-Christians Scares Some, Energizes Others (Baptist News Global)
  7. Middle East: Jerusalem Grows More Grim and Polarized with Clampdown (New York Times)
  8. Russia: Putin Proposes Law to Exempt Bible, Koran from Extremism Law (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.