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A Passion For Souls: The Life Of D. L. Moody
Moody was a model of biblical passion, vision, and commitment. Examine the life of this great evangelist, probing his strengths and weaknesses, virtues and faults, triumphs and struggles, to find a man after God's own heart.
Published by Moody Publishers
(first published July 1st 2005)
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Just finished listening to this audio book, which is an excellent bio on D.L.Moody, a preacher, pastor, revivalist, founder of two Bible schools...God working through an imperfect man! It was a real feast for my faith, of one brother's life in Christ.
A balanced view of a great Christian who did not need the approval of human organizations to be about his Heavenly Fathers business. I found many aspects of his life interesting, his work with children, he was never ordained and did not want to be, he was not accountable to his peers yet never abused funds or raised money for his personal needs, he started his ministry known as crazy Moody and ended it an internationally respected minister of the gospel, he fought for integration and equality fo...more
I couldn't help but wonder while reading the book why the author took every opportunity to lift up Moody as a saint and none to frame him as a fallen human. His weaknesses seemed to be justified away. Truth be told this made the book uninteresting and although I'm a believer I just couldn't relate to much of Moody's experience as relayed by the author.
The life of a great witness of Christ. His desire for the unity of Christians and churches for the cause of the lost souls should awaken us. It is the best biography of Moody that I have read. The author did a great methodical job.