Heroes of the Faith


Heroes of the Faith | Nov. 13 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Richard Bancroft

2019 marks 475th anniversary of birth of Archbishop Bancroft By Joanne Sloan Richard Bancroft (1544–1610) was Archbishop of Canterbury from... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Sep. 19 2019

Heroes of the Faith — John Scudder

2019 marks 200th anniversary of first medical mission in Asia John Scudder (1793–1855) founded the first Western medical mission in Asia in... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Aug. 21 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Edmund Grindal

2019 marks 500th anniversary of founder of St. Bees School By Joanne Sloan Edmund Grindal (1519–1583) was an English Protestant who held the... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jul. 24 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Julia Ward Howe

2019 marks 200th anniversary of birth of ‘Battle Hymn’ writer Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jul. 10 2019

Heroes of the Faith — William Tyndale

Tyndale was first person to translate New Testament into English By Joanne Sloan William Tyndale (1494–1536), a leading figure in the Protestant... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | May. 15 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Julia Harriet Johnston

2019 marks 100th anniversary of death of ‘Grace Greater Than Our Sin’ writer By Joanne Sloan Julia Harriet Johnston (1849–1919) was a Presbyterian... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Apr. 17 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Miles Coverdale

2019 marks 450 years since death of Bible translator Miles Coverdale (1488–1569) produced the first complete translation of the Bible into... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Mar. 20 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Allen Francis Gardiner

2019 marks 225th anniversary of missionary’s birth Allen Francis Gardiner (1794–1851) was a faithful missionary who endured numerous difficulties... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Feb. 20 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Jarena Lee

First female authorized to preach in A.M.E. Church 200 years ago Jarena Lee (b. 1783) was the first female preacher in the African Methodist... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 16 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Timothy Richard

2019 marks 100th anniversary of Baptist missionary’s death Timothy Richard (1845–1919) was a Welsh Baptist missionary to China for 45 years.... [READ MORE]

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