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Bill will be not only be remembered for the thousands upon thousands of lives he touched through his books,
teaching and many personal letters, but for his Christ-like character and gentleness, yet powerful life lived by faith in Christ.
William MacDonald was born in Leominster, MA on January 7, 1917
His family moved to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, Scotland when Bill was 6 years old
They returned to MA
Born Again, 1935
AB degree, Tufts College (now University), 1938
MBA degree, Harvard Business School, 1940
Employed as an Investment Analyst, First National Bank of Boston, 1940-1942
Active duty in the US Navy, 1942-1946
On faculty of Emmaus Bible School (now College), Oak Park, IL, 1947-1965
President of Emmaus Bible School, 1959-1965
Bible Teaching ministry in the USA, Europe and Asia, 1965-1972
On faculty of the Discipleship Intern Training Program, San Leandro, CA 1973-1996
Bible Teaching and Writing ministry, 1996-2007
During his lifetime William MacDonald wrote 84 published books
He also wrote numerous magazine articles, short papers, and sermons.
Went into the presence of His Lord, December 25, 2007, 9:20 pm, Pacific Time
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