Charles, Susie and the Crystal Palace.

June 10, 1854, was a day of fanfare in London with the re-opening of the Crystal Palace. The Palace, crafted from iron and glass, was the genius of the famed designer Sir Joseph Paxton and an architectural marvel. It had originally been built at London’s Hyde Park as...

Spurgeon’s Valentine

Fact and fiction are intertwined in the modern recounting of the story of St. Valentine and his surmised connection with romance. However, he is remembered each year on February 14th, a day considered to be a day of love. Valentine’s Day is celebrated with cards,...

Charles Spurgeon’s Love Song to Susie

Charles Spurgeon was miles from home preaching in East Yorkshire, however, his heart was with Susie. He wrote her a love-poem. MARRIED LOVE–TO MY WIFEOver the space that parts us my wife,I’ll cast me a bridge of song,Our hearts shall meet, O joy of my...

Three Reasons Spurgeon Died at 57

Mentone, France where Spurgeon died at the Hotel Beau Rivage. Spurgeon’s room faced the Mediterranean Sea and was at the base of the Maritime Alps. What are some of the reasons why Charles Haddon Spurgeon died on January 31, 1892, at age 57? Spurgeon believed...

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