Heroes of the Faith


Author and Alabama Baptist Joanne Sloan researches and writes about famous Christians from previous centuries.


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]

April 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]

March 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]

February 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]

January 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]

December 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]

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