Most people have heard of the famous Charles H. Spurgeon, also known as the “Prince of Preachers.” Ray Rhodes dug deeper—delving into Spurgeon’s family life—and found Spurgeon’s greatest earthly treasure: his wife, Susannah.

Ray serves as pastor of Grace Community Church in Dawsonville, GA and is president of Nourished in the Word Ministries. It was during his doctoral studies that Pastor Rhodes decided to do a deeper research on the marriage and spirituality of the Spurgeons. He found some very surprising facts about “Susie,” and uncovered how she lived such a busy and productive life alongside Charles—perhaps, even more so, after his death.

In Susie, Ray tells an amazing story of commitment, encouragement, poor health, faithfulness in trials, and much more. And if you appreciate book pictures like Todd, this biography puts the icing - and the cherry - on the cake!

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Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics.

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Asking for a friend...

Posted on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517
Posted on Sunday, September 03, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

We can do better when it comes to talking about race.

Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

And looking back after one year of pleading for change.

Posted on Monday, August 28, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

Because there is more than one voice...

Posted on Friday, August 25, 2017 by Aimee Byrd on Housewife Theologian

I've heard lots of explanations for Rahab's lie. But learning about ancient families shed more light on it.

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Todd Pruitt on 1517

An experience you will never forget!

Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Carl Trueman on Postcards from Palookaville

A harrowing article on sex slavery.

The Contributors

Each of our contributors post here regularly, sharing their wit and wisdom on a wide variety of topics. Read more at each of their individual blogs, listed below.

 


Carl Trueman

Postcards from Palookaville

Pastor and teacher of church history, this anti-celebrity "celebrity” dreams about what might have been, had he played his cards right. See all of Carl’s posts »


Todd Pruitt

1517

Always Texan, once Southern Baptist, now Presbyterian, he exhibits a high regard for BASE jumping, interpretive dance, and puppies. See all of Todd's posts »


Aimee Byrd

Housewife Theologian

Driving her kids all over tarnation, and her husband crazy, this tender-loving, cut-throat theologian packs a punch... or Nunchuck. See all of Aimee's posts »