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‘The epitome of kindness:’ William Alex Craig passes at 91

‘Alex was an influence for good to everyone he knew.’


Phil Sanders remembers Mac Lyon, 1921–2015

Search TV speaker Phil Sanders remembers his predecessor.


Jim Matheny ‘did whatever was needed in church:’ Editor remembers father

The editor remembers father’s spiritual example as he mourns his passing.

Bonnie Sue Rushmore, Oct. 2014

World Evangelism Foundation worker Bonnie Rushmore passes

WEF loses an author and missions worker.


‘She learned the art of listening:’ Christine Garton passes at 89

David Shannon honors a Mt Juliet sister for imitating Christ.

Ruth Orr in Africa

Ruth Orr: ‘Vast numbers will spend eternity with God because of her’

Betty Choate remembers indefatigable missionary Ruth Orr.

Missionary, church planter and preacher Michael Landon passes

Mike wasn’t afraid to stand against the tide, question assumptions, and challenge traditions. He was committed to the Scriptures and the mission of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Jimmy Jividen, scholar, author, church worker, dies

Besides his 10 books, Jimmy often used a motto he coined to encourage others.

Tribute: Glen Harris, hard-fighting soldier, leaves battlefield

David Kenney shares six impressions that this servant of God made upon him. The first is, “Never think you have outgrown the Bible.”

Northeast Arkansas elder’s wife Almarie Denham dies at 91

This wife of a Greene County preacher and elder is a part of the editor’s spiritual DNA.

Texas author and teacher Alice Sheppard passes

BUDA, Tex. (BNc) — Alice Ilene Cheatham Sheppard, 86, died Friday, May 23 in Austin. She resided in Buda. She was born Sept. 16, 1927, to Walter Carl…

Couple married for 72 years die within a day of each other

Her mother said the marriage would never last.

Blameless and without regret: John Brookins dies in Minn.

Preacher Dan Mayfield pays tribute to a Michigan saint and friend.

102-year-old Eulala Williams goes home

This beautiful story needs to be told.

Gospel preacher Guy Hester passes at age 77

Born in Alabama, brother Hester passed away last Thursday in Corinth, Miss.

The brother in Christ who got us started on the Internet is gone

Mike Brown never imagined what he was responsible for getting off the ground.

Former MSOP student pays tribute to Curtis Cates

Curtis A. Cates’s death on Oct. 25 spurs memories of former student Chad Dollahite.

West Virginia preacher Frank Higginbotham passes

Higginbotham preached in West Virginia for 60 years.

Ohio preacher pays tribute to Lorenzo Collins

David Kenney honors the life of a faithful gospel preacher.

Gospel Advocate president Kerry Anderson dies

Greg Tidwell announced the news last night.