Heroes of the Faith


Heroes of the Faith | Jun. 13 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Thomas Grantham

By Joanne Sloan 2017 marks 325th anniversary of English theologian Grantham’s death Thomas Grantham (1634–1692) was the leading theologian... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | May. 21 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Solomon Ginsburg

2017 marks 150th anniversary of Brazilian missionary’s birth By Joanne Sloan Solomon Ginsburg (1867–1927), a Jewish convert to Christianity,... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Apr. 23 2017

Heroes of the Faith — George W. Truett

2017 marks 150th anniversary of Dallas pastor George W. Truett’s birth George W. Truett was one of the most famous Southern Baptist pastors... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Mar. 19 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Hannah Marshman

2017 marks 250 years since birth of first female missionary to India By Joanne Sloan Hannah Marshman was the first female missionary to India.... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Feb. 18 2017

Heroes of the Faith – Alfred Francis Russell

Alfred Francis Russell (1817–1884) — the 10th president of Liberia from 1883 to 1884 — was born into slavery before becoming a missionary,... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 23 2017

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

By Joanne Sloan Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834–1892), known as the “Prince of Preachers,” was a pastor, evangelist, author and philanthropist.... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Dec. 15 2016

Heroes of the Faith — Christmas Evans

By Joanne Sloan Special to The Alabama Baptist Christmas Evans (1766–1838) was one of the greatest preachers of Wales. This year is the 250th... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Nov. 17 2016

Heroes of the Faith — Brother Lawrence

Brother Lawrence is known for his book, “The Practice of the Presence of God.” This classic focuses on how to pray unceasingly with God throughout... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Oct. 20 2016

Heroes of the Faith — William Batchelder Bradbury

William Batchelder Bradbury (1816–1868) composed the tunes of two of the most famous hymns of all time: “Jesus Loves Me” and “Just as... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Sep. 15 2016

Heroes of the Faith — Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus (1466–1536) was a Catholic reformer, a theologian and one of Europe’s most influential scholars. This year is the 550th... [READ MORE]

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