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  • FIRST-PERSON: Spurgeon, personal integrity & beards

    by Adam Groza, posted Tuesday, July 24, 2018 (2 months ago)

    Adam Groza reflects on an analogy voiced by Charles Spurgeon on beards and personal integrity. A pastor's trust, Groza writes, is on public display and is "easy to lose and difficult to regain." Read More

  • Spurgeon Study Bible called first of its kind

    by Joy Allmond, posted Friday, December 01, 2017 (10 months ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "The Spurgeon Study Bible," which features sermon outlines and notes from revered 19th-century theologian, preacher and writer Charles Spurgeon, is considered the first of its kind.

    Readers will glean relevant truths from Spurgeon's notes, even though they were penned long ago, said Alistair Begg, general editor of the project. Begg is senior pastor of Parkside Church in Cleveland, Ohio, and head of Bible-teaching ministry Truth for Life. LifeWay Christian Resources' Holman Bibles released the special study Bible. Read More

  • Spurgeon collection launched online

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Friday, June 23, 2017 (one year ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- A website expected to hold the largest digitized collection on the internet of writings by famed British pastor Charles H. Spurgeon is now available.

    Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, in partnership with B&H Academic, launched the website on June 21.

    Also known as "The Spurgeon Archive," Midwestern Seminary's original Spurgeon Read More

  • Alistair Begg delivers Spurgeon Lectures at MBTS

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Thursday, October 27, 2016 (one year ago)

    Screen capture from MBTS
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Pastors must follow Charles H. Spurgeon's example by living a life of conviction, humility, integrity and an intense "longing of his heart to see men and women come to Christ," noted Alistair Begg during the fourth annual Spurgeon Lectures on Biblical Preaching at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

    Begg, a popular evangelical pastor of Cleveland-area Parkside Church, delivered his lectures at the seminary's Kansas City, Mo., campus on Oct. 18-19. Begg was also inducted by MBTS President Jason Allen as the school's fourth Spurgeon Fellow. The lectures were held about a year after the dedication of the seminary's Spurgeon Library and Jenkins Hall. Read More

  • Discovery of Spurgeon's Psalter a 'treasure'

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, March 04, 2015 (3 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (BP) -- Scholars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary have discovered, within the institution's Spurgeon Library collection, a Psalter that 19th-century Baptist pastor Charles Spurgeon used in the compilation of his commentary on the book of Psalms, "The Treasury of David."

    "One of the purposes for the existence of the Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Seminary is to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the church and the academy by preserving the personal library of Charles Haddon Spurgeon ... Read More

  • Midwestern, filmmaker partner for Spurgeon documentary

    by T. Patrick Hudson , posted Thursday, December 18, 2014 (3 years ago)

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    KANSAS, Mo. (BP) -- A new documentary on the life and legacy of 19th century British preacher Charles Spurgeon, set for release today (Dec. 18), prominently features two Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary leaders and the Kansas City-based school's Charles H. Spurgeon Library.

    The film entitled, "Through the Eyes of Spurgeon," was directed and produced by Canadian filmmaker, Stephen McCaskell. He said the goal of the documentary is to introduce a new generation to Spurgeon in the hopes that their relationship with God will be challenged and deepened as they learn more about "The Prince of Preachers," who was radically transformed by the Gospel. Read More

  • Famous marriages 'breathe life' for couples

    by David Roach, posted Monday, November 24, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In 1523, Martin Luther found himself the matchmaker for 12 nuns who had escaped in pickle barrels from a Roman Catholic nunnery near Wittenberg, Germany. He secured husbands for 11, but the 12th, Katharina von Bora, rebuffed two potential husbands. Read More

  • Spurgeon lectures held at MBTS; Mohler honored

    by T. Patrick Hudson, posted Wednesday, November 12, 2014 (3 years ago)

    KANSAS CITY (BP) -- On the heels of a major October announcement by Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary about launching the Charles Spurgeon Center for Biblical Studies, the school held its second annual Spurgeon Lectures on Biblical Preaching on Nov. 4-5. Read More

  • Spurgeon legacy flourishes at 2 seminaries

    by Staff, posted Monday, October 27, 2014 (3 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- His sermons are still circulated around the world through books, pamphlets and the Internet. He is quoted by thousands of pastors each Sunday. His books are read and re-read. Church historians often say Charles Haddon Spurgeon was the prince of preachers; perhaps he still is. Read More