D.L. Moody was considered one of the greatest evangelists in the 19th century. From humble beginnings, Moody was to affect the lives of countless thousands through the ministry God gave him. What made him so successful? Why did people flock to hear the Gospel through him? R.A.Torrey, a close associate, outlined seven key areas that defined Moody and, in his opinion, are necessary for successful ministry. “Let the wise hear and increase in learning, and the one who understands obtain guidance” (Prov.1:5).