Charles Spurgeon, in his introduction to Lectures To My Students, wrote:
Should this publication succeed, I hope very soon to issue in similar form a work upon Commenting. . . . . I shall be obliged by any assistance rendered to the sale, for the price is unremunerative, and persons interested in our subjects are not numerous enough to secure a very large circulation; hence it is only by the kind aid of all appreciating friends that I shall be able to publish the rest of the contemplated series.
I often talk about the incredible opportunities available to us in communications today, but the the reality of that statement struck me as never before when I read Spurgeon's words.
If I want to communicate something today, I do. I can blog. I can write for my websites. I can write, design, typeset, create a book and publish it with lulu.com. I can record a podcast and create a video at my computer. In minutes I can make these communications available to the world.
Spurgeon did not have that luxury. [Read more...]