Heroes of the Faith


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


August 21, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Edmund Grindal

2019 marks 500th anniversary of founder of St. Bees School By Joanne Sloan Edmund Grindal (1519–1583) was an English Protestant who held the ... [READ MORE]

July 24, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Julia Ward Howe

2019 marks 200th anniversary of birth of ‘Battle Hymn’ writer Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! ... [READ MORE]

July 10, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — William Tyndale

Tyndale was first person to translate New Testament into English By Joanne Sloan William Tyndale (1494–1536), a leading figure in the Protestant ... [READ MORE]

May 15, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Julia Harriet Johnston

2019 marks 100th anniversary of death of ‘Grace Greater Than Our Sin’ writer By Joanne Sloan Julia Harriet Johnston (1849–1919) was a Presbyterian ... [READ MORE]

April 17, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Miles Coverdale

2019 marks 450 years since death of Bible translator Miles Coverdale (1488–1569) produced the first complete translation of the Bible into ... [READ MORE]

March 20, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Allen Francis Gardiner

2019 marks 225th anniversary of missionary’s birth Allen Francis Gardiner (1794–1851) was a faithful missionary who endured numerous difficulties ... [READ MORE]

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