Heroes of the Faith


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


August 8, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Anne Hutchinson

2018 marks 375th anniversary of Anne Hutchinson’s massacre Anne Hutchinson (1591­–1643) was the most famous and controversial English woman ... [READ MORE]

June 27, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Thomas à Kempis

2018 marks 600th anniversary of popular ‘Imitation of Christ’ book Lottie Moon, the great Baptist missionary to China, loved “The Imitation ... [READ MORE]

May 16, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — John Wilbur Chapman

2018 marks 100th anniversary of prominent Presbyterian evangelist’s death He preached with D.L. Moody on the evangelistic circuit. Billy Sunday ... [READ MORE]

April 25, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg (c.1400–1468), a German inventor and printer, was ranked in 2000 as the most important person in the second millennium. ... [READ MORE]

March 28, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Thomas Becket

2018 marks 900 years since Archbishop of Canterbury Becket’s birth By Joanne Sloan Thomas Becket (1118–1170) was Archbishop of Canterbury ... [READ MORE]

February 14, 2018

Heroes of the Faith — David George

By Joanne Sloan Former slave David George founded Baptist churches in 3 countries David George (1743–1810), an African-American Baptist preacher, ... [READ MORE]

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