Editor’s Picks

Check back daily for Bruce Gourley’s curated articles that are relevant to people of faith who wish to engage the critical issues facing our communities, nations and world.

October 1, 2020

Today’s curated news headlines include: Christian leaders’ reaction to Trump’s refusal to condemn white supremacy; Black churches mobilize against alleged voter suppression; A counter to Confederate monuments, black cemeteries tell a fuller story of the South; and more

September 30, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines: Poll says a majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned; Evangelical Biden voters straddle partisan divide; How ‘Save the Children’ is keeping QAnon alive; ‘We have been blind to our white privilege,’ evangelical pastor says at racial justice event; and more

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September 29, 2020

In today’s news and analysis headlines: Meet the anti-abortion Republicans defecting from Trump; analysis of Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court nominee; Southern Baptists preparing meals during hurricane response; and more

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September 28, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines and analysis: Does having churches as polling stations sway the ballot?; Trump’s support from evangelicals and Catholics is dropping; Baltimore church, formed as a ‘Memorial to Slaveholders,’ seeks to atone for its past; and more.

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September 25, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines; Christian leaders are speaking up about the Breonna Taylor case; Trump is authoritarian, and so are millions of Americans; the five electorates of 2020; German Church is losing priests and parishes; and more

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September 24, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines: People who have lost loved ones to conspiracy theories; anti-mask evangelical pastors; Gallup polls says world less tolerant of immigrants; trauma-informed ministry; and more.

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September 23, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Catholic voters, politics and the Supreme Court; ICE apprehends immigrants on church grounds; in a New York town the pandemic spreads from a church to the local jail.

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September 22, 2020

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Bible; the 1918 pandemic; Is Christian community even possible now?; the state of religion in Vermont; wizard battles and demon circles revealed in newly-translated religious texts; and more.

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September 21, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines: Supreme Court Justice Ruth’s Ginsburg’s life, death, and quest for justice; the latest analysis of white evangelical support for Trump; conservatives and liberals find common ground on Mississippi sentencing reform; and more

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September 18, 2020

Today’s curated news headlines include: How Catholicism has shaped Joe Biden’s life and politics; a wedding in a Baptist church turns into a superspreading coronavirus event; activists react to ICE officials forcing Muslims to eat pork; and more

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September 17, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines: Evangelicals for Social Action leave ‘Evangelical’ behind; a turnaround in church giving?; ‘Fifth Girl’ injured in 1963 Klan church bombing seeks restitution; and more.

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September 16, 2020

In today’s curated news headlines: an evangelical pastor urges conservative Christians to mobilize militias to fight liberals; a Maryland Episcopal church vows to create a $1M reparations fund; more than 1/3 of young Catholics will attend Mass less often after pandemic; and more

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September 15, 2020

Today’s curated news headlines include: QAnon, the conspiratorial white evangelical Christian cult; Salvation Army kettles out early due to dire need in face of pandemic; mainline Protestants not in the headlines this election season; and more.

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September 14, 2020

Today’s curated news headlines include: KKK chapter appealing to “our white Christian brothers and sisters; QAnon candidate brandishing AR-15 calls for “Conservative Christians to go on offense” against liberals; the pandemic and religion in Chicago; Black Church leaders demand apology for Trump ad; Watching religion die in America; and more

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September 11, 2020

In today’s curated news and opinion headlines: Key findings about the religious lives of teens and their parents; Trump struggling with religious voters; evangelical Christians and climate change denial; and more.

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September 10, 2020

In today’s curated news and opinion headlines: a rural church reimagines the Lord’s Supper as a farm stand; Baylor and Southwestern Seminary at odds; Christian colleges are trying to survive, but will they?; Mike Pence attends an event hosted by a QAnon-supporting Christian couple; and more

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