Dr. Stacy L. Spencer is the Senior Pastor of New Direction Christian Church in Memphis, Tennessee, a multi-site congregation with church plants in Collierville, TN, and Idutwya, South Africa.

The Olmstead, KY, native is a dynamic speaker, visionary and author. His energetic and culturally relevant messages address the spiritual growth of the individual and issues in society. He has a passion to teach Kingdom living – to equip people with biblical guidelines and practical resources that can transform their lives and the world. Dr. Spencer’s Kingdom mindset led to the development of Eden Square Town Center, a multi-million dollar community model intended to reinvigorate an area of Memphis that is considered a food desert. The mixed-use development project includes a middle school, performing arts center, wellness center, retail spaces and housing.

In 2018, Dr. Spencer released “3D Relationships: Three Relationship Dimensions to Lead You Into Your Purpose.” Dr. Spencer also wrote “U-Turn: A 12 Step Guide to Spiritual Transformation” to help people experience a deeper and more  fulfilling relationship with Jesus.

Dr. Spencer is chairman of the board of directors for Power Center Community Development Corporation. The independent non-profit launched Power Center Academy, a charter school that celebrated the May 2015 high school graduation of its inaugural class of 6th graders. He earned a Doctorate of Divinity from Drew University, a Masters of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Bachelors in Broadcast Communication from Western Kentucky Universit

 He and Rhonda Spencer are the proud parents of four sons, Calvin, Omari, Jordan and Jaden.

Saving Lost Souls Ministries


SLS is a non-profit ministry founded by Dr. Stacy L. Spencer, Senior Pastor of New Direction Christian Church, and First Lady Rhonda Spencer in Memphis, TN.  Through his sermons, teachings and community involvement, Dr. Spencer seeks to empower and resurrect people who are in need of a change in their lives. When you partner with SLS Ministries and purchase CDs and DVDs of sermons and series by Dr. Stacy L. Spencer, you help us to provide scholarships to deserving high school seniors.