Heroes of the Faith


Heroes of the Faith | Mar. 17 2021

Heroes of the Faith — Johann Arndt

Johann Arndt (1555–1621) was a German Lutheran pastor and theologian who wrote “True Christianity,” a significant book on devotional Christianity.…

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Heroes of the Faith | Feb. 26 2021

Heroes of the Faith — James William Charles Pennington

James William Charles Pennington (ca. 1807–1870) was a minister, orator, writer and abolitionist. He wrote the first history of African Americans…

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Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 20 2021

Heroes of the Faith — Wellesley Bailey

Wellesley Bailey (1846–1937) founded the international charity, The Leprosy Mission, in 1874 in India. This year marks the 175th anniversary…

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Heroes of the Faith | Dec. 16 2020

Heroes of the Faith — Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander

Cecil Frances Humphreys Alexander (1818–1895) was a famous Irish hymn writer and poet. She wrote 400 hymns, including “All Things Bright…

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Heroes of the Faith | Nov. 25 2020

2020 marks 175th anniversary of Sarah Hall Boardman Judson’s death

Sarah Hall Boardman Judson (1803–1845) was an American missionary, writer and translator. She was the second wife of Adoniram Judson, the first…

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Heroes of the Faith | Nov. 4 2020

This year marks 225th anniversary of Lucy Thurston’s birth

Lucy Thurston (1795–1876) was one of the first American missionaries to Hawaii. Her autobiography, “Life and Times of Mrs. Lucy G. Thurston,”…

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Heroes of the Faith | Oct. 7 2020

Heroes of the Faith — Hannah More

Hannah More (1745–1833) was an English writer, abolitionist, educator and philanthropist. This year is the 275th anniversary of her birth.…

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Heroes of the Faith | Sep. 9 2020

Heroes of the Faith — A. J. Gordon

A.J. Gordon (1836–1895) was an American Baptist preacher, writer, hymn composer, advocate for foreign missions and founder of Gordon College…

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Heroes of the Faith | Jul. 15 2020

Heroes of the Faith — John Smyth

Defender of religious liberty John Smyth born 450 years ago By Joanne Sloan John Smyth (1570–1612) was co-founder with Thomas Helwys of the…

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Heroes of the Faith | May. 27 2020

Heroes of the Faith — Florence Nightingale

May 2020 marks 200th anniversary of birth of Florence Nightingale By Joanne Sloan Florence Nightingale (1820–1910) was the founder of modern…

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