Heroes of the Faith


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... [READ MORE]

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... [READ MORE]

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... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Apr. 15 2020

Heroes of the Faith — James Caughey

2020 marks 210th anniversary of birth of ‘King of Revivalist Preachers’ By Joanne Sloan James Caughey (1810–1891) was a Methodist minister... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Mar. 18 2020

Heroes of the Faith — Lettie Burd Cowman

March marks 150th anniversary of birth of ‘Streams in the Desert’ author By Joanne Sloan Lettie Burd Cowman (1870–1960), an American writer... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Feb. 20 2020

Heroes of the Faith — Daniel Coker

2020 marks 200th anniversary of missionary’s trip to Sierra Leone By Joanne Sloan Daniel Coker (1780–1846) was an African American who helped... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Jan. 15 2020

Heroes of the Faith — John Albert Broadus

2020 marks 125th anniversary of death of distinguished Baptist leader By Joanne Sloan John Albert Broadus (1827–1895) was a distinguished Baptist... [READ MORE]

Heroes of the Faith | Dec. 18 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Christina Rossetti

2019 marks 125th anniversary of poet, hymnist’s death By Joanne Sloan Christina Rossetti (1830–1894), a famous Victorian poet, wrote the... [READ MORE]

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 By Joanne Sloan John Scudder (1793–1855) founded the first Western medical mission... [READ MORE]