C. H. Spurgeon — Biographies and Information

Charles Spurgeon 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.

Mrs. Susannah SpurgeonSusannah 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.

Recommended Books:
Spurgeon: Prince of Preachers by Lewis A. Drummond. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Kregel Publications, ©1982. ISBN 978-0825424824. Definitive biography of C.H. Spurgeon. 896 pages.

Spurgeon: A New Biography by Arnold Dallimore. Carlisle, Pa.: Banner of Truth Trust, 1985. ISBN 0851514510. 252 pages.

Travel With CH Spurgeon: In the Footsteps of the Prince of Preachers by Clive Anderson. England: Day One Publications, ©2002. ISBN 1903087112. Biography and travel guide. 128 pages.

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 / 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. DVD, 70 minutes.

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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