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McGavran, Donald A. (Donald Anderson), 1897-1990.


Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Assorted evangelism video and audio tapes.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2008-059
Dates: 1934-1983

C. Peter Wagner papers.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1996-067
Dates: 1982-1990

Christianity Today Records

Identifier: CN 008
Brief Description Correspondence, memos, forms, financial reports, minutes of meetings, study papers, clippings and other records of the Evangelical Christian publishing organization. The records describe the founding of the organization to publish the magazine Christianity Today and its creation or acquisition of other publications such as Campus Life, Leadership, Leadership 100, Partnership, and Your Church. Besides material on the editing, publishing and distribution of these periodicals, the files also...
Dates: Created: Majority of material found within 1930, 1954-2002

Collection 170 Records of the Seminar on Measuring Missions' Effectiveness

Identifier: CN 170
Scope and Contents Sound recordings of the Seminar on Measuring Missions' Effectiveness, held in July 1982 and sponsored by the Billy Graham Center Archives. This collection consists entirely of two presentations by Donald McGavran of the Fuller School of World Missionon measuring mission effectiveness and church growth, and subsequent discussion in response to the papers. In the morning session, his topic was "Measuring Mission Effectiveness." In the afternoon, the topic was "Church Growth: The Next Step."...
Dates: Created: 1982

Collection 260 Oral History Interviews with Jeannette Thiessen

Identifier: CN 260
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Jeannette Louise Martig Thiessen (1927-2014) in which she discusses her family life in Illinois, favorite professors and her education at Wheaton College, nurses' training, and years in India (1952-1974) working with her husband under the sponsorship of the Mennonite Mission to the Lepers and American Leprosy Mission. Other topics discussed include: the Indian caste system, Indian politics, economics, literacy, hospital work with lepers, the Indian church,...
Dates: Created: 1983

Collection 414 Papers of Wade T. Coggins

Identifier: CN 414
Scope and Contents

Oral history interviews, papers and speech manuscripts relating to the ministry of Wade T. Coggins, Christian worker with the Christian and Missionary Alliance and the Evangelical Foreign Mission Association.

Dates: Created: 1964-1990

Collection 421 Oral History Interviews with Arthur F. Glasser

Identifier: CN 421
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with Arthur Frederick Glasser (1914-2009) in which he discusses his family background; conversion to Christianity at a Keswick conference; his education at Moody Bible Institute and Faith Seminary in Wilmington, DE; service as a chaplain during World War II; marriage, work with Dawson Trotman and the Navigators; service as a missionary in China with China Inland Mission; the Communist revolution in China; the 1951 Bournemouth conference to determine CIM's future; and...
Dates: Created: 1989-1998

Collection 498 Oral History Interviews with William E. Pannell

Identifier: CN 498
Scope and Contents Oral history interviews with William E. Pannell in which he describes his childhood in Michigan, his family, conversion as a teenager, his growing awareness of racism in America and especially its influence on American Christianity, education at Fort Wayne Bible College, involvement with the Brethren Assemblies, the part preaching has played in his life, the divide between urban and suburban culture and its impact on black and white churches and institutions, his work with Youth for Christ,...
Dates: Created: 1995-2007

Collection 577 Papers of Vergil Gerber

Identifier: CN 577
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, manuals, newsletters, reports and other materials relating to the life and ministry of Vergil Gerber, a Conservative Baptist minister and missionary to Central and South America. The collection documents Gerber's work as a teacher, writer, and leader in church growth studies and Evangelical global missions, especially in Latin America.

Dates: Created: 1966-1984

Collection 590 Papers of John R. W. Stott

Identifier: CN 590
Scope and Contents Correspondence, memos, reports, notes, magazine and newspaper clippings, brochures and other materials relating to John R. W. Stott’s involvement in the 1974 Lausanne Congress and the Lausanne movement that developed out of it. The collection is particularly strong in material relating to the membership of Stott on the Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization and its executive committee; his contribution to drafting several of the major statements of the movement; his chairmanship of the...
Dates: Created: 1974-2000

David H. Adeney Papers.

Identifier: CN 393
Brief Description Adeney’s correspondence, writings (articles, books), lecture and presentation manuscripts, subject files (especially files on various China-related topics) he compiled from many sources, notebooks and loose notes, a photo album, photographs and slides, and two oral history interviews. Together these span his career as a missionary in China and Southeast Asia, staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in the United States, leader with International Fellowship of Evangelical Students,...
Dates: Created: 1911-1994

Donald and Mary McGavran Papers

Identifier: CN 178
Brief Description

Correspondence, lectures, sermons, book manuscripts, surveys, audio tapes, video tapes, microfilm of letters, notes, and other records dealing with the life of the McGavrans, especially their work as missionaries in India with the Disciples of Christ, and Donald's activities as an author and educator, including his role as founding dean of Fuller Seminary's School of World Mission. Much of the collection deals with his role in originating, developing, and applying church growth theory.

Dates: Created: 1906-2000

Donald McGavran lectures audio cassettes.

 Unprocessed Material — Folder: 1
Identifier: 1986-078
Dates: Undated

Donald McGavran materials.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 2013-033
Dates: 1859-1990

Ronald J. Sider Papers

 Unprocessed Material — Container: Box 1-78
Identifier: 2022-0053
Dates: 1939-2022; Majority of material found in 1959-2022

Additional filters:

Collection 10
Unprocessed Material 5
Evangelistic work. 7
Evangelicalism. 6
Conversion. 5
Evangelicalism -- United States. 5
Evangelistic work -- Congresses 5
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Evangelistic work -- United States. 5
Missionaries -- Training of. 5
Missionaries. 5
Missions -- Congresses. 5
Missions -- Study and teaching. 5
Church growth -- Philosophy. 4
Church growth. 4
Missions -- Theory. 4
Theology 4
African Americans. 3
Bible colleges 3
Catholic Church -- Evangelicalism. 3
Catholic Church. 3
Church and state. 3
College students in missionary work. 3
College students. 3
Evangelistic work -- India. 3
Indigenous church administration 3
Language in missionary work. 3
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 3
Missionaries -- Training of -- United States. 3
Missions -- India. 3
Missions -- Interdenominational cooperation. 3
Theology -- Study and teaching -- Asia. 3
Women missionaries. 3
African Americans -- Social conditions. 2
Bible -- Study and teaching. 2
Bible colleges -- United States. 2
Children of missionaries. 2
China -- History -- 1949- 2
China -- History -- Civil War, 1945-1949. 2
Christian leadership. 2
Christianity and culture. 2
Church and social problems. 2
Church and state -- China. 2
Church and state -- United States. 2
Church growth -- Africa. 2
Church growth -- Asia. 2
Church growth -- Central America. 2
Church growth -- India. 2
Church growth -- Study and teaching. 2
College students -- Religious life. 2
College students -- United States -- Religious life. 2
Communism -- China. 2
Communism. 2
Ecumenical movement. 2
Evangelicalism -- Catholic Church. 2
Evangelicalism -- Europe. 2
Evangelicalism -- Latin America. 2
Evangelicalism -- North America. 2
Evangelistic work -- China. 2
Evangelistic work -- Rwanda 2
Evangelistic work -- Study and teaching. 2
Hinduism -- Doctrines. 2
Hinduism. 2
India -- History -- 1947- 2
India -- History. 2
India -- Social life and customs. 2
Indigenous church administration -- China. 2
Intercultural communication. 2
Journalism, Religious. 2
Marriage. 2
Missionaries, Withdrawal of. 2
Missions -- Africa. 2
Missions -- Asia. 2
Missions -- China. 2
Missions -- Congresses -- United States. 2
Missions -- Educational work. 2
Missions -- Finance. 2
Missions to Hindus. 2
Missions. 2
Prayer. 2
Seminary extension. 2
Sex role. 2
Theology -- Congresses. 2
Three-self movement. 2
Women -- Religious life. 2
World War, 1939-1945. 2
African American clergy. 1
African American evangelists. 1
African American leadership. 1
African Americans -- Families. 1
African Americans -- Missions. 1
African Americans -- Religious life. 1
Alcoholism -- United States. 1
Alcoholism. -- United States -- Race relations. 1
Authors and publishers -- United States. 1
Authors and publishers. 1
Authors and readers -- United States. 1
Berlin (Germany) 1
Bible colleges -- Colombia. 1
Bible colleges -- India. 1
Black power 1
Black power -- United States. 1
Campus life (Periodical) 1
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