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Died: Evelyn Mangham, Who Convinced Evangelicals to Welcome Refugees

Image: World Relief / edits by Rick Szuecs

by Daniel Silliman, Christianity Today

Churches weren’t always ready to help Evelyn Mangham. When she cold-called them in 1975 seeking sponsors for refugees from the Vietnam War, they often had other plans and other financial commitments.

But in call after call with Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) churches, and then any congregation affiliated with the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), Mangham pushed, quoted Scripture, told stories about Vietnamese people from her 20 years as a missionary, and applied moral pressure.

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