Alliance Studies Resources

Subject List

[Alliance History] [Alliance Hymnody] [Constitutions] [Doctrinal Definition and Statements of Faith] [Eschatology] [Fourfold Gospel] [Healing] [Missions] [Sanctification] [Simpson] [Women] [Alliance & the Pentecostals]

Alliance History

Primary Sources

Paul Rader, Annual Report of the President, 1920
A.B. Simpson, Story of Providence
Excerpts from The Story of the Christian and Missionary Alliance

Secondary Sources

John Dahms, The Social Interest and Concern of A.B. Simpson
Kenneth L. Draper, Living Tradition
Kenneth L. Draper, Finding the Alliance in Historical Context
Kenneth L. Draper, Entering the Twentieth Century

Alliance Hymnody

Gene Rivard, Rediscovering the Music of A.B. Simpson


Constitution of Christian Alliance, 1887
Constitution of Evangelical Missionary Alliance, 1887
General Constitution and Principles, 1912

Doctrinal Definition and Statements of Faith

Primary Sources

Conference for Prayer and Counsel, 1906
W.M. Turnbull and C.H. Chrisman, The Message of The Christian and Missionary Alliance, 1927
Doctrinal Statement for Alliance Bible Schools, 1928
Statement of Faith, 1965

Secondary Sources

Scott Russell Borderud, Creeds and the Statement of Faith


Primary Sources

A.B. Simpson, The Lord's Coming and Mission
A.B. Simpson, Practical Influence of the Blessed Hope

Secondary Sources

Kenneth L. Draper, Simpson and Alliance Eschatology
Franklin Pyles, The Missionary Eschatology of A.B. Simpson
Michael Tymchak, Ethics and the Coming King

Fourfold Gospel

Primary Source

A.B. Simpson, The Fourfold Gospel

Secondary Sources

Kenneth L. Draper, The Fourfold Gospel as Simpson's Pastoral Theology
Kenneth L. Draper, Living a Fourfold Gospel
Kenneth L. Draper, Living a Fourfold Gospel (PowerPoint)
David Schroeder, The Centrality of Jesus Christ in the Fourfold Gospel


Primary Sources

Excerpts from A Cloud of Witnesses Concerning Divine Healing
A.B. Simpson, Divine Healing and Medical Science
A.B. Simpson, Divine Healing in the Atonement
A.B. Simpson The Gospel of Healing
A.B. Simpson, How to Receive Divine Healing
A.B. Simpson, The Lord for the Body

Secondary Sources

Ken Badley, Healing: The Technical Thesis
Keith Bailey, New Significance for the Doctrine of Healing in the Atonement
Kenneth L. Draper, Divine Healing: Resurrection Bodies
Kenneth L. Draper, A "living tradition" regarding Divine Healing
Andy Reimer, Healing: Biblical Basis and Prodedure
Andy Reimer, A Pastoral Approach to Healing in the Alliance
David J. Smith, The Psycho-Spiritual Dynamics of Physical Healing in Alliance Spirituality


Primary Sources

A.B. Simpson, Aggressive Christianity
A.B. Simpson, The Challenge of Missions
A.B. Simpson, The Lord's Coming and Mission
A.B. Simpson, Missionary Messages
L.L. King, Indigenous Church Policy of the C&MA

Secondary Sources

Kenneth L. Draper, Missions and Indigenous Churches
L.L. King, We are Specialists
Sunder Krishnan, World Christians: Living on the Wavelength of The Great Commission
David Moore, How the C&MA Relates to Overseas Churches
David J. Smith, An Introduction to Establishing Healthy First Nations Churches within the Christian and Missionary Alliance
T.V. Thomas with Ken Draper, A.B. Simpson and World Evangelism


Primary Sources

W. E. Boardman, The Higher Christian Life
George Pardington, The Crisis of the Deeper Life

A.B. Simpson, The Baptism of the Holy Spirit: A Crisis or an Evolution?
A.B. Simpson, How to Abide
A.B. Simpson, A Larger Christian Life
A.B. Simpson, The Sanctifying Work of Christ
A.B. Simpson, Service for the King
A.B. Simpson, Walking in the Spirit
A.B. Simpson, Wholly Sanctified

Secondary Sources

Kenneth L. Draper, Sanctification - A Pastoral Challenge
Kenneth L. Draper, Who are you becoming? An approach to the progressive nature of sanctification
Charles Nienkirchen, 'Deep Calleth Unto Deep,' Stillness in Early Alliance Spirituality
Gordon T. Smith, Conversion and Sanctification in the Christian and Missionary Alliance
David J. Smith, Listening Prayer: Listening to God for Life and Ministry
David J. Smith, Albert Benjamin Simpson: An Integrated Spirituality with Christ as the Centre
Ronald Walborn and Frank Chan - Stewardship and  the Kingdom of God

Robert Willoughby, Pentecost: An Experience for Today


Primary Sources

Emma Beere, Simpson Anecdotes
A.B. Simpson, Baptism and the Baptism of the Holy Spirit
A.B. Simpson, Excerpts from The Gospel of Healing
A.B. Simpson, My Own Story
A.B. Simpson, Personal Testimony - Sanctification
A.B. Simpson, A Solemn Covenant

Secondary Sources

A.B. Simpson Chronology
Kenneth L. Draper, The Life and Ministry of Albert Benjamin Simpson
Kenneth L. Draper, Simpson and the Origins of Alliance History and Thought
David J. Smith, Albert Benjamin Simpson: An Integrated Spirituality with Christ as the Centre
David T.Wood, A.B. Simpson and the Keswick Movement


Leslie Andrews, A.B. Simpson's Understanding of the Role of Women in Ministry
David C. Freeman, The Search for Biblical Manhood and Womanhood
Franklin Pyles, An Exegetical Study of 1 Timothy 2:11-15
Kenneth G. Radant, Men and Women in Christian Ministry: An Introduction to the "Gender Roles" Question

David J. Smith, The Role of Women in the Church: A Pastoral Plea

Alliance and the Pentecostals          

John A. Bertone, A.B. Simpson and the Experience of Glossolalia

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