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Charles Spurgeon
b. June 19, 1834 – d. January 31, 1892 • Author • Baptist • Preacher • Reformed
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The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–92), *Baptist preacher. The descendant of two generations of *Independent ministers, he was born at Kelvedon, Essex, and became a Baptist in 1850. In the same year he preached his first sermon, and in 1852 he was appointed pastor of the Baptist congregation at Waterbeach.
Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–1892)English Baptist pastor and preacher. Born in Kelvedon, Essex, in a line of Congregationalist ministers, Spurgeon was educated in a series of nonconformist schools. He was called to a Baptist church in Waterbeach (1851), a year after his conversion in a Primitive Methodist
The Westminster Dictionary of Theologians
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–92). Notable Baptist preacher, born in London. He was converted to the Baptist faith and began to preach at the age of sixteen. At twenty-two he was already the most popular preacher of his time, preaching to congregations of more than ten thousand persons. He then built
Pocket Dictionary of the Reformed Tradition
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–1892). English *Baptist preacher, pastor and author. While he never attended seminary and refused to be formally ordained, Spurgeon is still remembered today as the Prince of Preachers. He began *preaching as a teenager and was called to his first church in Waterbeach before
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Charles Spurgeon
Pastors and PreachersCharles SpurgeonFinest nineteenth-century preacher“I am perhaps vulgar, but it is not intentional, save that I must and will make people listen.”When Charles Spurgeon died in January 1892, London went into mourning. Nearly 60,000 people came to pay homage during the three
New Dictionary of Theology: Historical and Systematic
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–92)
SPURGEON, CHARLES HADDON (1834–92)Born into an Essex Congregational home, Spurgeon experienced a dramatic conversion in his early teens and sought baptism as a believer. After a successful short ministry in rural Cambridgeshire he became Baptist minister at New Park Street Chapel, London, which later
Who’s Who in Christian History
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon (1834–1892)Baptist preacherSpurgeon was the son of a Congregational minister, but among his ancestors were Huguenots and Quakers. Born at Kelvedon, Essex, he spent much of his youth with his grandfather, himself a Congregational minister in Essex. He was sent to school in Colchester