Amzi Clarence Dixon
1854 – 1925
American pastor and author, A. C. Dixon was born June 6, 1854 and reared in North Carolina. He attended Wake Forest College (class of 1875); and, after graduating from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, he was ordained in 1876.
Dixon served three successive churches in North Carolina as pastor, then he served in Baltimore, Brooklyn, and Boston. He was pastor of the Moody Memorial Church when he was called to fill Spurgeon’s pulpit at the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. In 1922 he returned to Baltimore where he ministered until his death on June 14, 1925 at the age of 81.
In addition to his pastoral duties, Dixon wrote a number of encouraging and inspirational books on the life of faith, including The Bright Side of Life, The Bright Side of Death, and The Young Convert’s Problems.