Heroes of the Faith


Heroes of the Faith | Mar. 20 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Allen Francis Gardiner

2019 marks 225th anniversary of missionary’s birth By Joanne Sloan Allen Francis Gardiner (1794–1851) was a faithful missionary who endured... [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 By Joanne Sloan Jarena Lee (b. 1783) was the first female preacher in the African... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 16 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Timothy Richard

2019 marks 100th anniversary of Baptist missionary’s death By Joanne Sloan Timothy Richard (1845–1919) was a Welsh Baptist missionary to... [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 Our 21st century Santa Claus can be traced back to a Greek Orthodox bishop in the third... [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 By Joanne Sloan Anne Hutchinson (1591­–1643) was the most famous and controversial... [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]