Anointed, cutting edge, revolutionary, and innovative are just some of the words often used to describe Dr. C.L. Spells, Sr. Stepping out on faith, with the support of his wife and 4 other people who believed and met in his barber shop for bible study, Dr. Spells founded Harvest Land Ministries International in Hampton, Virginia. The first service was held in his barber shop. He is a man of global vision and destiny, and is anointed to take the gospel to the nations.
Armed with the Word of God and with a heart for God's people, the ministry is continuing to grow in God's grace and timing. Believing in the vision that God gave him of a global ministry, HLMI is taking the word of faith beyond the four walls of the church and into the nations. Dr. Spells has broken the stereotype of yesterday’s preacher. He is the leader of a new breed of Kingdom Ambassadors who embrace the idea of capitalizing on the ever-increasing marketplace of Internet and technological innovations to spread the gospel through mediums such as Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace. He believes that God is not only in the church, but He is also in technology.
Dr. Spells is a native of South Carolina. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Theology, a Master's degree in Biblical Studies and a Doctorate degree in Theology. He is also the founder of Harvest Land Institute of Theology (HIT), a bible school with the mission to produce anointed men and women to serve in their God-ordained assignments with excellence, integrity, and with a spirit of faith. He also founded the Harvest House Food Bank, and the Harvest House Soup Kitchen, which are nonprofit organizations that help provide emergency food assistance to low-income families and the elderly in the Hampton Roads area.
As a noted community leader and civil servant, Dr. Spells was inducted in the 2008 edition of "Who's Who in America". This book is a directory that includes the biographies and significant contributions of millions of notable leaders and achievers from every significant field of endeavor. This recognition is the result of his tireless and continual spiritual guidance, prayers, and acts of love he gives to so many in the community.
This dynamic servant is the author of two ground-breaking books entitled, Victorious Living and The Faith Realm. In Victorious Living, he delivers powerful insight on how to live a prosperous life through God's Word that will put you on the path to victorious living. This book will teach you how to start every day declaring God's word and promises over your life. In The Faith Realm, he masterfully explores the subtle, but perilous issues that work against faith. In this book, Dr. Spells strips away the common errors and misconceptions surrounding faith to reveal the nature, character, and power of true faith. This book will teach you how to live in the “faith realm.” He is currently working on his third book entitled, Kingdom Jurisdiction.
This preacher, teacher, life-coach, and motivator is changing the lives of people- motivating them to believe God for the impossible both naturally and spiritually. He has the vision to raise up a remnant of people to speak to trials and tribulations with power, authority and unstoppable faith!