Spencer is originally from Chadron and grew up on the baseball field. He attended Wayne State College, where he received his B.S. in Organizational Leadership before moving to Denver with his wife, Lauren, to pursue his M.Div. During seminary, Spencer served as an intern at Calvary Church Englewood, and the Parishes also welcomed their daughter Juliet into the world. In 2017, Spencer and his family moved to Kearney to plant Calvary Church Kearney. Spencer loves his family, reading, listening to music, and sports.