Heroes of the Faith


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


September 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]

July 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]

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]