A Passion For Souls
Dwight Lyman Moody was the greatest evangelist of the 19th century. In the pre-television era, he traveled more than one million miles to preach the gospel to more than 100 million people. Although equipped with just four years of formal...
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Dwight Lyman Moody was the greatest evangelist of the 19th century. In the pre-television era, he traveled more than one million miles to preach the gospel to more than 100 million people. Although equipped with just four years of formal schooling, Moody launched ministries in education and publishing that remain vital and fruitful today. Moody had a passion for souls.
Yet with all of his accomplishments for God, D. L. Moody remained a humble man. His greatest riches were found in the love of his Lord and the souls that had been changed for the glory of God. In these pages, today's believers will find a model of biblical passion, vision, and commitment. Lyle Dorsett reveals the heart of this great evangelist, recounting his life and realistically probing his strengths, weaknesses, virtues, faults, triumphs, struggles and motivations to find a man after God's own heart.
Lyle W. Dorsett (Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia) is Professor of Christian Formation and Ministry at Wheaton College and is also Billy Graham Professor of Evangelism at Beeson Divinity School. He is the founding pastor of Church of the Great Shepherd in Wheaton, Illinois, where Lyle now volunteers as part of the ministry team. Lyle Dorsett has a keen interest in History,especially in the history of the care of souls, evangelism and revival. He is the author of eighteen books, among them several Christian biographies and three works on C. S. Lewis. His most recent book is A Love Observed: Joy Davidman's Life and Marriage to C.S. Lewis, Seeking the Secret Place: The Spiritual Formation of C. S. Lewis and A Passion for Souls: The Life of D.L. Moody.
- <div>1. D. L. Moody's Family Tree<br><br>2. Northfield, Massachusetts, 1837 - 1854.<br><br>3. Boston, 1854 - 1856.<br><br>4. Chicago, 1856 - 1860.<br><br>5. A School Of Practical Theology - Chicago And The Civil War, 1861 - 1865.<br><br>6. A Wider Circle At Home And Abroad, 1865 - 1870.<br><br>7. Trial By Fire: A City And A Soul Aflame, 1868 - 1871.<br><br>8. A Call To The Unknown: England And Chicago, 1872 - 1873.<br><br>9. The Spreading Flame: Britain Ablaze, 1873 - 1875.<br><br>10. A Great Harvest Abroad And At Home, 1875 - 1877.<br><br>11. Consolidating The Gains: D. L. Moody The Educator, 1878 - 1889.<br><br>12. Landmarks In Nonformal Christian Education: D. L. Moody's Contributions To Worker Training,publishing, And The Conference Movement, 1889 - 1895.<br><br>13. Finishing Well: D. L. Moody's Last Half-decade, 1895 - 1899.<br><br>14. In Retrospect: Some Keys To D. L. Moody's Effectiveness</div>