Heroes of the Faith


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]

Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 2 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Saint Nicholas of Myra

2019 marks 1676th anniversary of death of Saint Nicholas By Joanne Sloan Our 21st century Santa Claus can be traced back to a Greek Orthodox... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Nov. 28 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Phillips Brooks

2018 marks 125th anniversary of death of ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’ writer By Joanne Sloan He is best known for writing the Christmas carol... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Oct. 17 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Albert Benjamin Simpson

2018 marks 175th anniversary of Christian and Missionary Alliance founder’s birth By Joanne Sloan Albert Benjamin Simpson (1843–1919), also... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Sep. 19 2018

Heroes of the Faith — Anselm

Archbishop of Canterbury considered ‘one of the greatest thinkers of the Middle Ages’ By Joanne Sloan Anselm (1033–1109) was a Benedictine... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Aug. 22 2018

Heroes of the Faith — William Butler

2018 marks 200th anniversary of influential missionary’s birth William Butler (1818–1899) and his wife Clementina Rowe Butler (1820–1913)... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Aug. 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]

Heroes of the Faith | Jun. 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]

Heroes of the Faith | 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]

Heroes of the Faith | Apr. 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]

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