Tag - hope

Spurgeon’s Critics

Who would dare criticize the Charles Spurgeon, the great prince of preachers? Maybe more people than you think. The Spurgeon Commentary: Galatians opens with a brief biography of his ministry. This passage might surprise you: When 19-year-old...

Hope vs. Optimism

“You’re a pessimist.” “No, I’m a realist.” I’ve heard my dad, a pastor with several decades of ministry experience, respond to that criticism several hundred times. About half of them were leveled, with a...