Dwight L. Moody
American evangelistDied when: 62 years 320 days (754 months)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Dwight Lyman Moody (February 5, 1837 – December 26, 1899), also known as D.L.Moody, was an American evangelist and publisher connected with Keswickianism, who founded the Moody Church, Northfield School and Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts (now Northfield Mount Hermon School), Moody Bible Institute and Moody Publishers.
One of his most famous quotes was "Faith makes all things possible...Love makes all things easy." Moody gave up his lucrative boot and shoe business to devote his life to revivalism, working first in the Civil War with Union troops through YMCA in the United States Christian Commission.
In Chicago, he built one of the major evangelical centers in the nation, which is still active.Working with singer Ira Sankey, he toured the country and the British Isles, drawing large crowds with a dynamic speaking style.