On today’s episode of the Equipping You in Grace Podcast, Dave Jenkins, and Ray Rhodes discuss the life and influence of Susannah Spurgeon, along with his book, Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon (Moody, 2018).
What you’ll hear in this episode
Cultivating friendship in marriage.
What pastors and pastors wives can do to help their children grow in the faith.
How Susie Spurgeon began the pastor’s book fund, and it’s legacy.
The importance of godly communication in marriage.
The importance of a godly wife in the life of men of God.
How Charles and Susannah Spurgeon met and Susannah’s first impressions of him.
What made Susie such a good partner for a uniquely gifted and busy man as Charles Spurgeon.
The most pronounced and difficult pressures of Susie Spurgeon being married to the most famous preacher in the Victorian era.
How Susie Spurgeon’s upbringing prepared her to be married to a uniquely gifted man of God.
How Susannah helped Charles as a pastor’s wife in his life and ministry.
What pastor wives can learn from Susie Spurgeon.
What influence Susannah had in raising the two Spurgeon sons to be in ministry.
The legacy of Susannah Spurgeon.
About the Guest
RAY RHODES, JR. serves as founding pastor of Grace Community Church of Dawsonville, GA and as president of Nourished in the Word Ministries. He has served four congregations over three decades of pastoral ministry and for fifteen years, he has led Nourished in the Word. Ray has published several books and holds theological degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (M.Div.) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (D.Min.). He is married to Lori and they are blessed with six daughters and four grandchildren. Ray has long been a Spurgeon enthusiast, and his doctoral thesis focused on the marriage and spirituality of Charles and Susannah Spurgeon.
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Susie: The Life and Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon
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