Jun 6 Who is Charles Haddon Spurgeon? Known as the “Prince of Preachers,” this Victorian, Calvinistic, Baptist minister testified as a powerful gospel witness in his time, but his influence endures today. So much so that Carl F. H. Henry, the dean of twentieth-century evangelical theologians, once called Spurgeon “one of evangelical Christianity’s immortals.” But what makes Spurgeon immortal? Whether you are new to Spurgeon, or a familiar friend, here are a few...
Apr 26 How did Spurgeon preach and live with such confidence and authority?
Apr 24 Charles Spurgeon was 25 years old when Charles Darwin published his famous work Origin of Species. Even while the New Park Street pulpit heralded the Gospel, the words of Darwin contended for the hearts and minds of God’s image bearers. Where did Spurgeon stand on this influential issue? Did he directly confront it?
Apr 17 Save the incarnation, there is no greater revelation than God’s Bible. A commitment to the Word of God is paramount for faithful ministry. Charles Spurgeon was convinced of this—it was the reason why he died as a theological outcast, forced to leave his association and stand alone as a voice for truth.
Apr 12 Finding contentment in the midst of ministry is a challenging task. In today’s world, this difficulty is intensified by our insatiable access to sources of ministry jealousy. After all, who could read about 20-year-old Charles Spurgeon preaching to thousands without being tempted towards resentment? In spite of this potential for temptation, Spurgeon’s own testimony and preaching can encourage weary ministers through restless periods in service to the church.
Apr 10 I first fell in love with Spurgeon while living in the very home that he was born.
Apr 3 In Lost Sermon No. 107, “Jesus’ Dead Body Whilst on the Cross”, the young Cambridgeshire preacher reminds us that “Every step Jesus took was fraught with meaning. There is something grand in littles.”
Mar 29 Passion for the mission of God led Spurgeon and his church to saturate the city of London with the life-changing gospel of Jesus.
Mar 27 Many Christians struggle to pray. Whether it’s with feelings of guilt or shame, the struggle often becomes the question: "why pray at all?"