LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Christian leaders from around the world will come together virtually for 24-hours on Friday 8th May to read from Charles. H. Spurgeon’s work and draw spiritual insights from his words for Christians today. The virtual event will be streamed online with thousands of Christians from around the world expected to join, listen and pray.
Letters and sermons from Spurgeon – including ‘galley proofs’ from the Spurgeon archives in London and from Saddleback Church Founder, Pastor Rick Warren’s own family collection – will be read for the first time.
Charles Spurgeon – the most popular preacher in the Victorian world – founded Spurgeon’s College, London, England in 1856 who are playing host to the event. The gifted preacher, founded the College to train others to help spread the ‘good news’ to the needy world – with a focus on enabling disadvantaged young men to gain ministerial training. The sponsored event aims to raise funds to continue his legacy. Charles Spurgeon is celebrated by millions around the world for his spiritual insights and literary grace that remain as relevant to Christians’ today.
Principal of Spurgeon’s College, England, Revd Professor Philip McCormack MBE said: “Charles Spurgeon spoke to Victorian London during the cholera outbreak. His teaching ministry had a profound impact upon the people of London, the United Kingdom and in many countries around the world. Previously unpublished words will be shared during our 24-hour sermon. I hope that Spurgeon’s spiritual insights will bring comfort and hope to Christians’ around the world during this time of global pandemic.”
The 24-hour sermon will be live streamed around the world and will be available to view here: http://www.spurgeons.ac.uk/24-hours-with-charles-spurgeon and a full programme can be viewed here: http://www.spurgeons.ac.uk/24-hours-with-charles-spurgeon