Posts by James Spencer

The Legacy of Transformation

The Legacy of Transformation

Dwight Moody is a compelling character. He travelled the world proclaiming the gospel, started multiple schools and ministries, and set paradigms followed by other evangelists like Billy Graham. Yet, it would be a mistake to put Moody on a pedestal because of his...
Finding comfort in the cross

Finding comfort in the cross

“…I hope you will look to Jesus for comfort. Go to your closet in secret prayer and there you will find peace to your soul.” – D.L. Moody By all rights, Christians in the United States have reason to be feeling less than comfortable. As cultural values in the U.S....
When prayer doesn’t feel like enough

When prayer doesn’t feel like enough

Hard work in the kingdom of God Over the past couple of years, I have rediscovered the power of prayer. While I have always recognized the importance of prayer, spending time in prayer never seemed productive. The need to be productive As someone a bit more geared to...
What do you want for your child?

What do you want for your child?

“… God bless you and save you my dear son and I shall be the happiest father on earth.” – D.L. Moody in a letter to his son, William I’ve never been what might be considered “kid friendly.” I grew up as an only child and children, especially babies, were a mystery to...