Looking at the world with eyes that see and listening with ears that hear.

James contributes opinion pieces (op-eds) to a number of different online publishers, as well as offering comments on contemporary events as a leader within the Christian community.  In addition, he appears on a variety of radio and television programs and podcasts to discuss his books, the work of the D. L. Moody Center, or topics of contemporary concern.  

You can keep up with James’s latest contributions to the public conversation by subscribing to his blog.

  1. A Good Friday Reflection on Our Unfavored Savior,” Western Journal, April 7, 2023.
  2. Meeting Jesus in Real Time: Why the ‘He Gets Us’ Ads Are Just a First Step,”, February 26, 2023.
  3. Is the Church Being ‘Out-Coordinated’ by the World in Discipleship?,” The Christian Post, February 21, 2023.
  4. ”There’s Only One Way Computers Will Control Us — And We’re Heading Straight There,” The Daily Caller, January 21, 2023
  5. Balenciag’s Ad Campaign and What Comes After,” The Western Journal, December 20, 2022.
  6. Theology and the Schools,” The American Thinker, November 27, 2022
  7. What Discipleship Is and Isn’t,” Christian Post, November 7, 2022.
  8. Tricked by Treats: Christians Should be Wary of Halloween (and Other Hollidays),” Christian Post, October 22, 2022.
  9. The World May Steal Our Focus, But It Will Never Take Our True Freedom,” The Western Journal, October 12, 2022.
  10. On 9/11 anniversary, faith leaders nationwide offer prayers, comfort and hope for our country,” Fox News, Sept 11, 2022
  11. Why Student Loans Aren’t the Problem,” Townhall, Sept 13, 2022.
  12. On 9/11 anniversary, faith leaders nationwide offer prayers, comfort and hope for our country,” Fox News, Sept 11, 2022. 
  13. Student Loan Handout Plan from Biden: 10 Strong Reactions from Moms, Dads and More,” Fox News, Aug 30, 2022.
  14. “Beyond Religion: The First Amendment and Ideological Groups,” Town Hall, August 14, 2022.
  15. Render to God What is God’s: Reflecting Christ in Politics,” RealClear Religion, July 29, 2022.
  16. Christians Don’t Aim for ‘Less Lost’- Point Others to the Way that Leads to Resurrection,” Western Journal, July 6, 2022.
  17. Don’t Believe Your Prayers Are Insufficient,” Charisma Magazine, June 9, 2022.
  18. When We No Longer Understand What It Means to Be Christian,” The Christian Post, May 23, 2022.
  19. Let Us Build a Metaverse,” Townhall, April 12, 2022.
  20. Now Is the Time for Christians to Be Stirred, Not Shaken,” The Western Journal, March 22, 2022.
  21. T. D. Jakes, Other Faith Leaders Weigh in on Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom,” Fox News, March 11, 2022.
  22. Russia, Ukraine War: Faith Leader Says, ‘Human Life More Sacred than Land or Resources’,” Fox News, February 25, 2022.
  23. The Pen is Mightier than the Word Processor (At Least Sometimes),” The Stream, February 17, 2022.
  24. Those who Mourn and the Sanctity of Life,” The Christian Post, January 25, 2022.
  25. Most Christians Are Willing to Do Something Big for God, But How Many Will Do This?,” The Western Journal, January 20, 2022.
  26. Decoding Christian Witness in a Digital Age,” The Christian Post, January 3, 2022.
  27. New Year’s wishes from Americans include this fervent hope: ‘Never see a face mask again’,” Fox News, December 31, 2021.

  1. The Eric Metaxas Show, “Christian Resistance and the D. L. Moody Center,” April 10, 2023.
  2. Lighthouse Faith Podcast with Lauren Green, “Faith Under Fire and Christian Resistance,” March 19, 2023.
  3. Crosswalk/VCY America, “Christian Resistance,” February 23, 2023.

  4. Newsmax, “Go Dark, Shine Bright” (43:08), February 21, 2023.

  5. Mind Matters with Rita Schulte and Richard Beattie, “Being Useful to God during Election Seasons,” November 2, 2022.
  6. The Carl Jackson Podcast, “Christians and Politics w/ Dr. James Spencer: What’s The Balance,” October, 10, 2022.
  7. Kurt and Kate Mornings, “Tricked by Treats,” October 27, 2022.
  8. Faith v. Culture, “Discerning Truth,” October 22, 2022
  9. Walk in Faith, “Useful to God,” September 22, 2022.
  10. Afternoons with Mike, “Christians and Abortion, August 17, 2022.
  11. The Christian Outlook, “Useful to God,” August 16, 2022.
  12. The Counter-Culture Mom Show, “The New Age Movement,” August 13, 2022.
  13. Focus Today with Perry Atkinson, “Contentment and Anxiety,” July 2022.
  14. American Agenda/Newsmax, “Reactions to Dobbs v Jackson Ruling,” (starts at 30:00 mark) June, 2022.
  15. The 700 Club, “Retreat in the Lord or Find the Lord: New D. L. Moody Center Offers a Place of Spiritual Renewal,” June 2022.
  16. Washington Times, “Turn Off Social Media for 10 Days to Detoxify, Says Spiritual Renewal Advocate,” May 2, 2022.
  17. National Report/Newsmax, “On the Significance of Easter,” (starts at 1:28:30 mark), April 2022.
  18. Hope Today, “Discover How to Become Useful to God,” March 2022.
  19. Crosswalk with Gino Geraci, March 2022.
  20. The Bill Martinez Show, March 2022.
  21. Flourish-Meant, “Useful to God,” March 2022.
  22. Mere Orthodoxy,  February 2022.
  23. The Buff Show, February 2022.
  24. Club 36, February 2022.
  25. The Bill Bunkley Show, February 2022.
  26. First Person with Wayne Shepherd, February 2022.
  27. Focus Today with Perry Atkinson, January 2022.
  28. Everwell Podcast, May 2021.
  29. MU Talks, April 2020.
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