A.W. Tozer embarked upon a lifelong pursuit of God at the
age of 17 after hearing a street preacher in Akron, Ohio. He was a
self-taught pastor, writer, and editor whose powerful messages
continue to grip the hearts and stir the souls of today's
believers. He penned more than 45 books, including the classics The
Pursuit of God, The Knowledge of the Holy, and The Purpose of
Reverend James L. Snyder (www.jamessnyderministries.com) is an award-winning author whose writings have appeared in more than 80 periodicals and 15 books. He is recognized as an authority on the life and ministry of A.W. Tozer. His first book, In Pursuit of God: The Life of A.W. Tozer, won the Reader's Choice Award in 1992 by Christianity Today. Because of his thorough knowledge of Tozer, James was given the rights from the A.W. Tozer estate to produce new books derived from over 400 never-before-published audio tapes. James and his wife live in Ocala, Florida.