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News Headlines

June 13, 2018

  1. Protest Calls for Change Inside Southern Baptist Convention Over Treatment of Women (WFAA)
  2. Pence’s Speech Approved by Southern Baptists, But Not Without Dissent (Dallas Morning News)
  3. Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Task Force to Preview Resources that Address Clergy Sexual Misconduct (Baptist News Global)
  4. Let Go of Buildings or Face Extinction, Scholar Warns Struggling Churches (Baptist News Global)
  5. Christian Churches Still Struggle With Race, How to Discuss It, What to Do (Fox23)
  6. Many Church Services are Now a Sea of iPhones. And Clergy Members Think That’s Great. (Slate)
  7. Pennsylvania Court Denies Historic Protection for Vacant Church in Bloomfield (TribLive)
  8. Alabama’s Longtime Hostility to Gambling Shows Signs of Fading (Sun Herald)
  9. Most Americans Find More Meaning in Relationships Than Religion, Study Finds (Bedford News Journal)
  10. Education of Muslim Women is Limited by Economics, Not Religion (Pew Research)

June 12, 2018

  1. Vice President Mike Pence to Attend Southern Baptist Convention in Dallas (NBC Dallas/Fort Worth)
  2. MeToo Crisis Jolts Southern Baptists Ahead of Key Gathering (Boston Globe)
  3. Pastor Defends White Nationalist Parishioner Amid Racial Division in Southern Baptist Convention (SPLC)
  4. Southern Baptists Expel Georgia Church Over Racism Claims (WKYT)
  5. Kentucky Board of Education Approves Public School Standards for Biblical Literacy Course (BJC)
  6. Denver Church’s ‘Jesus Would Have Baked That Cake’ Sign Turns Heads (Daily Mail, UK)
  7. Polls Shows Deep Divisions Between Israelis and American Jews (Axios)
  8. Survey Shows Most Mormons Still Believe the Racist Priesthood/Temple Ban was God’s Will (Salt Lake Tribune)
  9. For Many South Korean Christians, Unification is a Religious Goal (RNS)

June 11, 2018

  1. Evangelical Group Plans Nearly $20 Million Push for Republican Candidates Ahead of Midterms (The Hill)
  2. What’s Next for Evangelicalism? (The New Republic)
  3. Rapture-Ready: How U.S. Policy Meshes With Armageddon (Truthdig)
  4. How Trump Captured the Republican Party (The Guardian)
  5. Why This Week Could be Pivotal for Southern Baptists to Address Treatment of Women (The Tennessean)
  6. Baptists Break Bread with Turkish Muslims, Forging New Friendships at Dallas Church (Dallas Morning News)
  7. Christian Charity Helps Tackle LGBTQ Youth Homelessness (NBC News)
  8. Middle East: King Who? Rare Sculpted Head of Mystery Biblical Ruler Round in Northern Israel (Times of Israel)

June 9, 2018

  1. This Evangelical Minister Helped Build the Religious Right. He Now Believes He Made a Terrible Mistake (Mother Jones)
  2. Actually, the Baker in Supreme Court Masterpiece Ruling Lost, it Only Looked Like He Won (USA Today)
  3. Southern Baptist Annual Convention Replaces Disgraced Paige Patterson as Keynote Speaker With … A Pastor of a Church in Which a Daycare Worker Was Accused of Child Abuse (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)
  4. Are Evangelical Leaders Saving Scott Pruitt’s Job? (The New Yorker)
  5. Mister Rogers’ ‘Won’t You be My Neighbor?’ May Redefine the Meaning of ‘Christian Film’ (The Spec)
  6. Swearing-in Ceremonies with No Bible (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
  7. Texas Family Sues U.S. for $50 Million Over Church Massacre (Reuters)
  8. Members of NC Church Known for ‘Blasting’ Out Demons Accused of Bilking U.S. Taxpayers (Charlotte Observer)
  9. A Forgotten Religion Gets a Second Chance in Brooklyn (New York Times)
  10. Christian Conversion Linked to Changes in Psychological Symptoms and Personal Values (PsyPost)

June 6, 2018

  1. Decades of Marginalizing and Silencing Women Has Left Southern Baptists Morally Compromised (Dallas Morning News)
  2. Liberals May Win Control of the Largest U.S. Protestant Denomination (The New American)
  3. Reese to Become Cooperative Baptist Moderator-Elect at General Assembly (Baptist News Global)
  4. American Muslims on Trump’s Iftar: Thanks, but No Thanks (CNN)
  5. Injuries and Loss of Life Boost Religious Faith After Disasters (Science Daily)
  6. Ethiopia: Crocodile Kills Pastor During Baptism (World Religion News)


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