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.

November 28, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Colorado Springs, Bastion of Christian Conservatism, Reckons with Past After Gay Club Shooting; At Protests Across America, Guns are Doing the Talking; BYU Student: Young Mormons Aren’t Fooled by Church Support for Gay Marriage Bill (and more)

November 22, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Facebook Takes Sexuality, Religion, Address, and Politics Off of Your Profile; Another 100,000 Graduates From the World’s Largest Theological Seminary; Israel’s Religious and Far-Right Parties Demand Law to Legitimize Gender Separation (and more)

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November 21, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Jeopardy Fans are Frustrated by This Controversial Bible Clue; Now Trump and the GOP are Losing Young Evangelicals Too; American Evangelicals Open a New Antiabortion Front – in Israel (and more)

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November 18, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Poll: Religious Americans Less Concerned About Climate Change; ‘Nondenominational’ is Now the Largest Segment of American Protestants; Spirituality an Important Coping Mechanism for Neurologic Disease (and more)

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November 17, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Is Judaism a Younger Religion than Previously Thought?; A Veteran Religious Writer Considers the Changing Church; White Teacher in Texas Fired After Telling Students His Race is ‘the Superior One’ (and more)

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November 16, 2022

In today’s news and analysis headlines: Why White Christian Nationalism Isn’t Going Away; The Culture Wars are Pushing Some Teachers to Leave the Classroom; Did Faith Fall Off a Cliff During Covid? New Study Says No (and more)

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November 15, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Nonbelievers Rising: Pew Research Center’s Study Finds American Christians Could be a Minority Group by 2070; Shreveport Church Opens Healing Garden for Processing Grief; Solving the Mystery of Israel’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre Pillar Carvings (and more)

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November 14, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Episcopal Church Leader to Support New African American Museum with Special Service; Slavery, Involuntary Servitude Rejected by 4 States’ Voters; Midterms Reinforce White Evangelical Voter Trends on Abortion, GOP; Christian Nationalist-Aligned Federalist Society Welcomes Justices Who Ended Roe v Wade (and more)

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November 11, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Religion Plays a Role in Native American Adoption Case Before Supreme Court; Texas Republicans Against ‘Critical Race Theory’ Win Seats on the State Board of Education, Strengthening Its GOP Majority; Puerto Rican Pastor Laura Ayala to Lead CBF Global Missions; The Methodist and Baptist Battles Over LGBTQ Inclusion This Week Trace a Common Road Back to …. Samford (and more)

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November 10, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Despite Mastriano’s Loss, Don’t Count Out Christian Nationalism; Inspired by Elijah, Jeremiah, Bob Dylan and Himself, Bono Embraces the Jewish Roots of His Faith; American Heart Association: Black Adults’ Religious Activities Aid in Heart Health (and more)

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November 9, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Major Christian Leaders Asked Jan. 6 Committee to Investigate Christian Nationalism; United Methodists to Meet in 2024 on Dividing up Church Property; Why Do Chinese People See Christianity as a Cultural Invasion? (and more)

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November 29, 2022

In today’s news and analysis headlines: Norman Lear: I’m 100. Americans are Still Fighting for What We Thought We Achieved Over the Last Century; Why are Some Churches Leaving – and Others Staying With – the United Methodist Church?; New U.S. Religion Census Sheds Light on LDS Church Membership (and more)

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November 8, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: The Rev. Otis Moss III, et al.: Voting is a Sacred Right that We Can Use to Further Peace and Justice; Ron Desantis’ Campaign Ad Says He Was Sent by God to ‘Take the Arrows’; G20 Religion Forum Gathers Ahead of Summit in Bali, Indonesia; Orthodox Church of Ukraine to Allow Christmas on December 25 as Rift With Moscow Deepens (and more)

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November 7, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: As Midterms Near, Clergy Preach Politics and Civics Lessons; In Existential Midterm Races, Christian Prophets Become GOP Surrogates; Lawsuit Alleges Facebook Helped ‘Radicalize’ Charleston Church Gunman; Someone Paid $440,000 for the Bible Used in ‘Shawshank Redemption’ (and more)

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November 4, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Herschel Walker Cites His ‘Redemption’ Story, Focuses on White Evangelical Christians; Some American Protestants Aren’t Letting Go of Violent Revolution; Christian Monastery Possibly Pre-dating Islam Fond in United Arab Emirates (and more)

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November 3, 2022

In today’s curated news and analysis headlines: Spiritual But Not Religious Americans are Finding New Ways of Pursuing Meaning; 48 Louisiana Churches Left United Methodist Church Over Gay Marriage, LGBTQ Issues ; Too Many Christians are Afraid to Admit They’re Wrong, Argues Tim Keller in ‘Forgive’ (and more)

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