The Spurgeon Center for Biblical Preaching
Making visible the life, legacy, and library of Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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The LibraryEXPLORE THE COLLECTION › the Center ›
In 2006, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary purchased the 6,000 volume library of Charles Spurgeon, the largest collection in the world of Spurgeon’s personally owned works. The Spurgeon Library is committed to furthering biblical preaching and theological higher education.
The Complete Sermons
Now out of print, we are making available online all of the sermons from the 53-volume “Works of Charles Spurgeon,” for free. These sermons are coming soon to the online library.
The Personal Library
Come, Ye Children
Spurgeon’s thoughts on reaching children with the gospel and training them early in the things of God. A rare work, filled with wonderful helps for parents and teachers.
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The Spurgeon Center is a state of the art facility dedicated to the Prince of Preachers. It advances Spurgeon studies tremendously by preserving and digitizing the collection; hosting lectureships, fellowships, and scholarships; and offering research opportunities for visiting scholars.
Become a Spurgeon Scholar
The Spurgeon Center offers a limited number of scholarships to exceptional seminary students called to full-time vocational ministry. Recipients of the scholarship will work closely with the Curator of the Spurgeon Library and receive additional writing, publishing, and ministry opportunities.
Support the Center
You can help fulfill Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s vision of advancing the gospel of Jesus Christ through the preservation and growth of the Spurgeon Library. Our donors’ generosity enables the Spurgeon Library to utilize the resources, thoughts, and practices of Charles Haddon Spurgeon to encourage and edify the local church.
Research at the Center
The Spurgeon Library is the premier center Spurgeon scholarship, housing nearly 6,000 volumes from Charles Spurgeon’s personal library. Apply for scholar’s access to study from the resources at the Spurgeon Center as well as interact with our curator, Dr. Christian George. Apply for more information below:
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In addition to preserving the collection for posterity and providing a study space for scholars and students, the library will allow Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary to better equip pastors, teachers, and students to fulfill God's calling upon their lives.
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Every fall, the Spurgeon Center sponsors the Charles Spurgeon Lectures on Biblical Preaching. The goal of these lectures is to equip attendees and serve the church by speaking on and modeling expositional preaching. The guest lecturer will be a national figure, whose pulpit ministry exemplifies faithful biblical preaching.Watch the latest lecture ›
The Spurgeon Center Fellows are preachers whose pulpit ministries exemplify biblical preaching. Their imprimatur on the Spurgeon Center will expand its ministry footprint, and the Spurgeon Center’s imprimatur on them will expand theirs. The Fellows will participate in campus events, serving as standard-bearers for the Spurgeon Center.
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