Dr. James Burton Coffman graduated from Abilene Christian College in 1927. He has received honorary doctorates from three institutes of higher learning, including Abilene Christian, which named him Outstanding Alumnus in 1971. Dr. Coffman has spent his entire life in ministry, having served churches across the nation. He has conducted over 200 gospel campaigns in 30 states and several foreign countries. The James Burton Coffman Commentaries on the Bible were written by Dr. Coffman over a period of twenty-eight years and are in use by Christians throughout the nation and around the world.