Mission was the natural expression of Donald McGavran’s heritage. This article traces the ancestral history of Donald McGavran’s family line from James and Agnes Anderson, his maternal grandparents, and John and Helen McGavran, his mother and father. His connection to the Stone-Campbell Movement and William Carey’s Baptist Missionary Society is discussed.
McIntosh, G. L. (2014). McGavran’s Family Heritage. Great Commission Research Journal, 6(1), 115-134. Retrieved from https://place.asburyseminary.edu/gcrj/vol6/iss1/7