Staff

Bruce T. Gourley is the Executive-Director of the Baptist History and Heritage Society. An historian (Ph.D., Auburn University) and Internet innovator (creator of the Baptists and American Civil War project, Yellowstone Net, Montana History Net, and other projects), Bruce is the general editor of Baptist History & Heritage Journal, online editor for Baptists Today, editor of the Baptist Studies Bulletin, and the former Associate and Interim Director of Mercer University’s former Center for Baptist Studies. Bruce is the author of seven books, including Baptists and the American Civil War: Crucible of Faith and Freedom (Nurturing Faith, 2015), Baptists Today at 30: Enabling, Recording and Shaping a Baptist Movement (Nurturing Faith, 2013), Diverging Loyalties: Baptists in Middle Georgia During the Civil War (Mercer University Press, 2011), Images of America: Manhattan, Belgrade, Amsterdam and Churchill (Arcadia Publishing, 2011), A Capsule History of Baptists (Fields Publishing, 2010), and Leading the Way For 200 Years: The Story of the First Baptist Church of Huntsville, Alabama, 1809-2009 (Fields Publishing, 2009). He lives with his wife, Debra, and daughter, Elizabeth, near Bozeman, Montana. For more biographical information, click here.

Bruce can be contacted by email or by phone (406-599-1754).

Jackie Riley is the Baptist History & Heritage Society Office Manager.  Jackie has prior experience as managing editor for Baptists Today news journal and as an editor for Smyth & Helwys Publishing.

Jackie can be contacted by email or phone (406-600-7433).

The BH&HS is governed by a Board of Directors