Heroes of the Faith


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


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 By Joanne Sloan John Scudder (1793–1855) founded the first Western medical mission ... [READ MORE]

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 By Joanne Sloan Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! Glory! Hallelujah! / Glory! ... [READ MORE]

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