Long in the shadows, Susannah Spurgeon had an active ministry of her own. Despite serious health issues, she edited and published her husband's sermons, administered a fund for poor ministers, turned her home into a hub of hospitality, oversaw a pastor's aid society, even wrote five books herself. This book covers it all. The Spurgeon family calls this "the most detailed, historically accurate and definitive account" of the life of Susanna Spurgeon.
The definitive biography of Susannah Spurgeon.
While many Christians recognize the name of Charles H. Spurgeon, the beloved preacher and writer, few are familiar with the life and legacy of his wife, Susie. Yet Susannah Spurgeon was an accomplished and devout woman of God who had a tremendous ministry in her own right, as well as in support of her husband. She
edited and published her husband’s sermons, wrote five books, and was instrumental in planting a church. And as her writing attests, she was a warm, personable, and interesting woman.
Ray Rhodes Jr. examines Susannah’s life, showing that she was not only the wife of London’s most famous preacher, but also a woman who gave all she had in grateful service to the Lord.
Susie is an inspiring and encouraging account of a truly remarkable womanof faith that will delight Spurgeon devotees and fans of Christian biographies alike.
- 294 pages
- Sept 2018