Heroes of the Faith


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


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]

February 20, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Jarena Lee

First female authorized to preach in A.M.E. Church 200 years ago Jarena Lee (b. 1783) was the first female preacher in the African Methodist ... [READ MORE]

January 16, 2019

Heroes of the Faith — Timothy Richard

2019 marks 100th anniversary of Baptist missionary’s death Timothy Richard (1845–1919) was a Welsh Baptist missionary to China for 45 years. ... [READ MORE]

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