Heroes of the Faith


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... [READ MORE]

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... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | 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... [READ MORE]

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,”... [READ MORE]

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.... [READ MORE]

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]