Albert Benjamin Simpson was an outstanding orator whose ministry was marked by impassioned evangelism and a prolific writing career. Simpson founded Christian Missionary Alliance (CMA) in the late 1800s, and was a significant influence on the thought and ministry of the next generation of charismatic theologians, including A.W. Tozer, who carried on Simpson’s work with the CMA.
This collection gives readers a chance to learn directly from Simpson’s impactful teaching on several subjects, including Jesus’ ministry, the higher call to the Christian life, Christ-centered ecclesiology, and the origins of the four-fold gospel: Jesus as savior, sanctifier, healer, and coming king. Explore Simpson’s writing on doctrines that influenced the current shape of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. Discover rich theological writings, hundreds of Simpson’s devotional teachings, and a library of his hymns. Also included is Albert E. Thompson’s biography of A.B. Simpson, which carefully describe Simpson’s calling and ministry, relying on details from Simpson’s own unpublished autobiography and anecdotes from personal friends and colleagues.
Though written a hundred years ago, Simpson’s style remains clear and relevant in its presentation and timeless in its subject matter. Those interested in the history of the Christian and Missionary Alliance are able to read multiple primary source documents from its founder in their entirety. Modern readers will appreciate the chance to be immersed in his Christ-centered writings and hymns preserved in their original format.
Be sure to check out the works of Christian and Missionary Alliance pastor A.W. Tozer in the A.W. Tozer Collection (57 vols.).
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A.B. Simpson (1843–1919) founded the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA), an evangelical denomination emphasizing global missions, and today has six million members worldwide. Originally a Presbyterian minister in Canada, Simpson was an independent pastor for a time before founding the CMA. He emphasized the four-fold gospel—referencing Jesus as savior, sanctifier, healer, and coming king. He was also a profound influence on the later ministry of A.W. Tozer.