1. Jacksonville’s Norwood Baptist Church to Close Nearly a Century After Opening (Florida Times Union)
  2. Religion Enters Outer Space Realm: Cosmonauts and Religious Beliefs (ITechPost)
  3. Middle East: Egypt’s Coptic Christians at a Breaking Point (New York Times)
  4. Israel: Politics and Religion Disrupt Train Service (Reuters)
  5. Russia: Playing Pokemon Go in Church Could Send This Russian YouTuber to Prison (The Verge)
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.