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 or booklet

magazine book

Sword & Trowel 2021 No.1

With book:
Sacrifice (Howard Guinness)



- Conscience and the New Morality

- The Necessity of Humility
- Who Wrote James?
- Will Believers Pass Through Judgement?
- Unique Virtues of Sunday Schools
- Why Christ Rose from the Dead 

(also includes news of overseas pastors throughout)

View Sword & Trowel 2020 No.2 



Other back issues available to view:
Sword & Trowel 2020 No. 1
Sword & Trowel 2019 No. 1
Sword & Trowel 2018 No. 1
Sword & Trowel 2018 No. 2
Sword & Trowel 2017 No. 1
Sword & Trowel 2016 No. 2
Sword & Trowel 2016 No. 1
Sword & Trowel 2015 No. 1

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."