Wouldn’t it be wonderful if preachers made the headlines today, and not terrorists?
“Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.”
This is a fantastic story about two giant men in the faith, –for two of the greatest preachers that ever lived, pastored in London at the same time…
…and a misunderstanding arose between them that made it to the newspapers and was headed toward even bigger things. You see, Charles Spurgeon and Joseph Parker both had large churches, and in those early days they were close friends. Spurgeon had a fiery temper and personality, while Joseph Parker was quiet; tending to be more meek and mild-mannered.
One day, Parker made a comment about the terribly poor condition of the children being admitted to Spurgeon’s orphanage. You see, Spurgeon’s church had just taken up operations for an orphanage for boys. And it was fact that Spurgeon’s great love was…
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