Research on the world’s missionaries and mission organisations

Missio Nexus, an association that serves the USA and Canadian mission movements, is currently working on the 22nd edition of the North American Mission Handbook. It is a directory of mission organisations who send from North America, with information on the number of missionaries sent, where they serve, what they do, etc. It is a key resource for mission mobilisation, networking, intercession, and understanding.

Michael Jaffarian, Associate Editor of the North American Mission Handbook and a Mission Commission Associate, is exploring the idea of encouraging and expanding national and regional mission research toward the goal of a coordinated, global series of Mission Handbooks that would together allow us to understand the status of, and trends in, the global mission movement. The idea is to gather information that would enable an African Mission Handbook, an Asian Mission Handbook, a European Mission Handbook, etc

If you are interested in finding out more, or if would like to be involved, please contact Michael on emichaeljaffarian-at- gmail.com.

International Bulletin of Mission Research – January 2016

We recommend to you the January 2016 edition of the International Bulletin of Mission Research. Here is the link to the online version: http://ibm.sagepub.com/content/current.   Their website states: ” With in-depth analyses of worldwide Christianity and mission-focused book reviews, the International Bulletin of Mission Research is an unparalleled source of information on the world church in mission. The … Continued

Resource: An insider’s guide to praying for the world by Brian C. Stiller

We highly recommend this valuable prayer resource compiled by WEA Global Ambassador Brian C. Stiller. To read more about An insider’s guide to praying for the world, please visit the website: http://dispatchesfrombrian.com/2016/01/19/praying-for-the-world/. You can order it online. Here is a snippet of an introduction to the book on the Baker Publishing Group website: “Journey with … Continued

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