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Obituary: Richard Mangum

Obituary for Richard Mangum, former associational director of missions and area representative for the Baptist General Convention of Texas.

       
Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

Evangelicals differ from most Americans on transgender morality

A survey of 1,000 Americans by LifeWay Research finds six in 10 Americans don’t believe it is morally wrong for people to identify with a gender different from the sex they were assigned at birth.

       
Churches resist restraints on evangelism in Russia

Churches resist restraints on evangelism in Russia

Several U.S.-based religious denominations remain defiant in the face of new laws that would ban them from proselytizing in Russia.

       
Buckner Family Hope Center makes life ‘200 percent’ better for single mom

Buckner Family Hope Center makes mom's life ‘200 percent’ better

BK Mazone was a single mom with no job, transportation or income—“pretty much rock bottom,” in her words. When she was invited to take classes at the Buckner Family Hope Center, she jumped at the opportunity.

       
White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

White evangelicals overwhelmingly back Trump, survey says

Donald Trump has been married three times, spoken lewdly about his daughter’s body and doesn’t seem to know his Bible. Yet white evangelical voters are flocking to him.

       
Journey to Dallas: George Truett and R.C. Buckner

Journey to Dallas: George Truett and R.C. Buckner

George W. Truett, R.C. Buckner and C.C. Slaughter are just a few of the Baptist luminaries who left a lasting mark on Dallas.

       
A cough saved her life; U.S. Christians can rescue other Ebola orphans

A cough saved her life; Christians can rescue other Ebola orphans

Aminata, an orphaned survivor of the Ebola pandemic that ravaged West Africa two years ago, would have been buried alive if she had not coughed. Today, U.S. Christians can rescue Ebola orphans such as Aminata from the crushing ravages of poverty. 

       
Dallas chaplain says reconciliation will come only when all share the same narrative

Dallas chaplain says reconciliation will come only when all share the same narrative

The tragedy of five police officer deaths and seven other injuries—on the heels of the deaths of black men shot by police officers earlier in the week—reverberated far beyond Dallas, and Chaplain Alan Wright was feeling the pain of his city. (BNG)

       
Archaeologists dig up Philistine artifacts where Goliath may have walked

Archaeologists dig up Philistine artifacts where Goliath may have walked

The Gath archaeological site in southern Israel is littered with distinctive 2,800-year-old pottery shards poking out of the ground. Archaeologists and biblical scholars say that strongly indicates the Philistines—the mighty warriors and arch enemies of the Israelites—once lived here.

       
Houston Baptist University to launch theological seminary

Houston Baptist University to launch theological seminary

Houston Baptist University will open its own theological seminary in the fall.

       
Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

Prayer and missions service characterize African-American Fellowship meeting

The African-American Fellowship of Texas annual meeting and evangelism conference began with prayer and ended with communion, involved participants in missions outreach and focused on the theme, “Making Christ Known.”

       
 
 

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