Heroes of the Faith

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

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]

November 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]

September 19, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — John Scudder

2019 marks 200th anniversary of first medical mission in Asia John Scudder (1793–1855) founded the first Western medical mission in Asia in ... [READ MORE]