Oct 10 Charles Spurgeon could have been one of the richest millionaires in London. Instead, he died poor.
Oct 19 David once said, “There is only a step between me and death” (1 Samuel 20:3). Charles Spurgeon almost took that step many times.
Aug 10 Charles Spurgeon's time in and around Cambridge were four of the best years of his life (from 1850 to 1854). During these teenage years, he was baptized, discerned his call to ministry, taught Sunday School, learned to preach, and pastored his first congregation. In many ways, Spurgeon's Cambridge hasn't changed at all. Here are 5 photos - then and now - from one of the most pivotol seasons in the...
Jun 19 On September 30, 1888, “Jack the Ripper” murdered his third victim, Elizabeth Stride, only five miles from last Sunday’s terrorist attack in Finsbury Park. Terror seized Spurgeon’s London. Would the murders continue? Who would die next? (Catherine Eddowes and Mary Jane Kelly)
Aug 8 Charles Spurgeon is one of the most popular preachers to tweet, “meme” quote and misquote. But you may be shocked to realize that Spurgeon didn't say these six quotes often attributed to him.
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.
Aug 31 Spurgeon’s sermons connected with readers in his day and in ours. But have you ever wondered how Spurgeon prepared his sermons? How much time did he allocate? Did he preach from manuscripts or outlines?
Jul 13 For Spurgeon, the afterlife was not an afterthought. Heaven always occupied his mind. Here are seven reasons Spurgeon longed for heaven, and why you can long for heaven, too.
Oct 17 Spurgeon’s favorite book was The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan. It’s the story of a man named Christian who woke up one morning to find a burden on his back.
Nov 15 For Charles Spurgeon, knowing God was of great importance. Indeed, as e once said, “Nothing will so enlarge the intellect, nothing so magnify the whole soul of man, as a devout, earnest, continued investigation of the great subject of the Deity.” In recognition of Spurgeon's great delight in the "adorable Trinity in Unity," here are 8 quotes on the Trinity from the Prince of Preachers.