How a spider saved a man’s life… and other stories 52 Spurgeon Stories for Children1 is a firm fixture in the bedtime routine of my almost-10-year-old son. If I happen to pick another book, he’ll ask: ‘Can you read a Spurgeon?’ Imperfect Parenting 'Imperfect Mum' For the unfamiliar, these are brief but true tales from the life of the great 19th-century preacher C.H. Spurgeon (here’s a taster: ‘How a Spider Saved a Man’s Life’). subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.