|Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-1892) was an English Baptist preacher, author, and editor. Pastor of the Metropolitan Tabernacle from 1861 until his death. Founded a pastors' college (1856), an orphanage (1867), and edited the monthly The Sword and the Trowel magazine.|
Marriage and Family:
Susannah Thompson Spurgeon (1832-1903): Author, book supplier, and devoted wife of C. H. Spurgeon. They were married in January, 1856 and they had twin sons, Charles and Thomas. She started a Book Fund to give theological books to ministers, preachers and missionaries and by 1902 had distributed more than 10,000 volumes. She wrote three books, including A Basket of Summer Fruit.
Spurgeon: Prince of Preachers by Lewis A. Drummond. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Publications, ©1982. Definitive biography of C.H. Spurgeon.
A New Biography by Arnold Dallimore. Carlisle, Pa.: Banner of Truth
With CH Spurgeon: In the Footsteps of the Prince of Preachers by
Clive Anderson. England: Day One Publications,
©2002. Biography and travel guide.
Mrs. C. H. Spurgeon by Charles Ray. Pasadena, TX: Pilgrim Publications, 1973. Originally published in 1903. Free eBook edition
Recommended DVD and VHS:
C. H. Spurgeon: The People's Preacher (DVD) presented by Andy Harrison; written, produced and directed by Crawford Telfer. An international co-production distributed by Vision Video, Worcester, PA, 2010. Excellent documentary drama of the life and times of Charles H. Spurgeon.
The Prince of Preachers with Dr. Ken Connolly. A 56-minute documentary
on the life of Charles H. Spurgeon. Santa Ana, CA: International Baptist
Missions, ©1994. VHS.
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