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Our Bold Legacy



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Founded by D.L. Moody in 1886, Moody Bible Institute is  committed to helping people across the globe, cultures, and generations take the next step toward spiritual maturity

For 130 years, Christ-followers have come to Moody to be richly equipped in God's Word and impact the world for Christ.

D.L. Moody's passion to honor God's call on his life and his heart for serving others is the foundation of Moody education, and the organization as a whole. 

From its beginnings as an evangelical society to the development of online learning, Moody Bible Institute has been a practical, compassionate pioneer in training messengers of Christ's love to the unserved and underserved.

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Discover D.L. Moody—preacher, evangelist, educator, compassionate pioneer and Moody Bible Institute founder.

Read the exciting story of Moody, from 1886 to present day.


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D.L. Moody's Story


125 Years of MBI: Episode 1 - Our Founder
The story of evangelist, teacher and urban ministry pioneer, Dwight Lyman (D.L.) Moody, the founder of Moody Bible Institute and it's original ministries.