The Sword & Trowel

The Sword & Trowel magazine was started in 1865 by C. H. Spurgeon.
Currently it enjoys an extensive readership throughout the world, especially among ministers and church leaders.
Each issue of the Sword & Trowel includes a new book. The large number of subscribers enables both magazine and books to be produced at an extremely low price.

Latest Sword & Trowel magazine and book

magazine book

Sword & Trowel 2017 No.1

With Book: Hallmarks of Christian Character

- The Dissolving of Doubts    

- Seeds of the Reformation

- Disaster Relief Work

- Overseas Pastors' News

View Sword & Trowel 2016 No.2 


Subscribers pay about a quarter of the price subsequently charged for the magazine and book in bookshops. Most of the books are authored by Dr Peter Masters.

Books and magazine articles have been translated and published in many other countries.

As C. H. Spurgeon intended in 1865:

"We would ply the Trowel with untiring hand for the building up of Jerusalem's dilapidated walls, and wield the Sword with vigour and valour against the enemies of the Truth."