The American Revolution and Steven Smith Nelson - read about it in A Noble Company, volume 7, being released at the end of the month!

9th May 2016

Ever wonder what part Baptists played in the American revolution? Some of our lesser known forebears were caught up in that great era of political unrest. They had much at stake in the American revolutionary cause as they sought freedom to worship God according to the dictates of their conscience. One such figure was Connecticut Baptist Stephen Smith Nelson (1772-1853), one of the co-signers of the now well-known letter from the Baptists of Danbury that was so influential on Thomas Jefferson as he and others were writing the founding documents of a new nation. Who was S. S. Nelson and what part did he and others play in the shaping of a new nation? Read more in A Noble Company, volume 7, being released in May. ---JS