The C&MA

The cross, pitcher, laver and crown are the four symbols that join to illustrate the central theme in The Christian and Missionary Alliance, that is: Jesus Christ is our Savior, Sanctifier, Healer and Coming King. The globe represents our mission in the world.

The CROSS: Christ Our Savior

Jesus’ death on the cross was the fulfillment of Old Testament law, which required blood atonement for sin. By His death and Resurrection, we are redeemed from eternal separation from God, justified, made righteous, and accepted in His name. Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to man by which we must be saved.

Logo: Cross
The LAVER: Christ Our Sanctifier

The laver symbol represents the daily cleansing from sin by the power of the Holy Spirit: “His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and goodness” (2 Pet. 1:3)

Logo: Laver
The PITCHER: Christ Our Healer

This symbol represents a pitcher containing oil to anoint the sick for healing that comes through obedience to God’s Word: “And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up” (James 5:15).

Logo: Pitcher
Coming King
The CROWN: Coming King

The crown represents Christ’s royalty as the King of Kings. His coming will be a visible, personal appearance: “You will see the Son of Man sitting at the right hand of the Mighty One and coming on the clouds of heaven” (Mark 14:62)?

Logo: Crown
The Fourfold Gospel
In the words of A. B. Simpson.

As we seek to know Jesus personally, being one with Him, He will reveal Himself as our Savior, Sanctifier, Healer, and Coming King. Simpson called this theology the Fourfold Gospel, the Christological summary, the core values, on which the spiritual DNA of The Christian and Missionary Alliance is built.

Through dramatic spiritual encounters that changed the course of his life, Simpson came to firmly believe that Christ was not only his Savior, but his Sanctifier and Healer, believing also that He was his Coming King.

Fourfold Gospel