Heroes of the Faith biographies for children in grades 7-12 presents inspiring life stories of godly men and women who boldly followed God's missionary call upon their lives. The four biographies in this series reveal both the courage and devotion as well as the ordinary humanity of faithful servants. Never mind that America had no foreign missionary societies-he would help start one. America's first missionary Adoniram Judson departed from Salem, Massachusetts to bring the gospel to the Far East (Burma). He endured great trials including starvation, imprisonment and torture and kept his pioneering spirit strong throughout.