Phillip Ort

Phillip Ort serves as the Director of The Spurgeon Library at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Kansas City where he is also pursuing a Master of Divinity degree.

Nov 24

Giving Thanks with Charles Haddon Spurgeon by Phillip Ort

“If we will only think, we shall begin to thank.” For Charles Spurgeon, life was to be lived coram Deo, “in the presence of God.” Indeed, Spurgeon believed that “no joy is like the joy of Christ’s presence with his people.” A presence sweet enough to “[drown] every note of sorrow” and tune every heart […]

Dec 2

Merry Christmas from Charles H. Spurgeon by Phillip Ort

Charles Spurgeon loved Christmas. In fact, he once said, “I like Christmas; I wish it came six times a year.”

Dec 23

Merry Christmas from C. H. Spurgeon by Phillip Ort

For Spurgeon, the Incarnation was the foundation of mankind’s salvation, and that made it all the more beautiful.