Heroes of the Faith


Author and Alabama Baptist Joanne Sloan researches and writes about famous Christians from previous centuries.


September 20, 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Elizabeth Fry

By Joanne Sloan 2017 marks 200 years since Fry founded association for women in prison Elizabeth Fry (1780–1845) was an English Quaker prison ... [READ MORE]

August 23, 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Charles Grandison Finney

Finney’s revivals saw thousands come to Christ, paved way for 20th Century evangelists Charles Grandison Finney (1792–1875), a Presbyterian ... [READ MORE]

July 19, 2017

Heroes of the Faith — Susanna Wesley

‘Mother of Methodism’ influenced generation of mothers Susanna Wesley (1669–1742) is known as the “Mother of Methodism.” Her sons — ... [READ MORE]

June 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]

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]

April 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]

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