This section includes general links to Christian information on regions and countries where missions operate. This includes links to Christian/mission news services or sites.
Status of Global MissionThere is a one sheet 'Status of Global Mission' table edited by David Barrett & Todd Johnson.
Christian ResearchCR produce a number of key printed resources that report on Christian statistics mostly for the UK but also some global. Many of their publications contain information and statistics about mission work overseas.
Tel: 01793 418388
Council for World MissionCWM is a community of over 30 mainline Protestant churches worldwide committed to sharing their resources of people, skills and insights to further God's mission locally and globally.
Tel: 020 7222 4214
DCI Global PartnershipSupporting people in mission on five continents since 1985 with prayer, world news, free diploma-level Schools of Mission and Support Raising, Business for Mission and Banking for the Poor projects, with support from the DCI Trust for new evangelism, mission and care projects. Our website in 16 languages is the heart of a global on-line network open to all.
Ethnic HarvestThis site provides a list of people groups categorised by country and language.
The Friends of Israel Gospel MinistryThis is a worldwide Christian ministry dedicated to the support of Israel, the Jewish people, and the message of the Messiah. The FOI web site features current news from Israel, articles from Israel, 'Israel My Glory' magazine, Real Audio radio programs, a secure web store, and information on the ministries of The Friends of Israel.
Glenn Myers' BriefingsThis series of eleven small books, published between 1998 and 2006, reports on the emergence of the Christian Church in unlikely places all around the world. The books are built from months of interviewing and emailing sources and cross-checking with them.
Global Connections 'World Prayer Map'The Global Connections website includes a map with some information for prayer, and there is a world mission news summary in printed form which is updated bi-monthly.
Global Mapping InternationalGMI is a Christian inter-denominational missionary research agency who's highest priority is serving evangelical mission ministry leaders in the developing world.
Joshua ProjectThe mission of Joshua Project is to highlight the peoples of the world who have the least exposure to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Joshua Project II seeks to accomplish this through information sharing and networking. Joshua Project II is a continuation and expansion of the original Joshua Project launched in 1995 by the AD2000 and Beyond Movement.
Keston InstituteKeston Institute monitors religious liberty and religious affairs in postcommunist and communist countries. Their web-site contains information and reports on some of these countries. A news email service is also available.
Mission FrontiersThis is the bulletin of the US Center for World Mission and includes a lot of information about mission around the globe.
MisLinksThis web-based missions directory hosted in the USA has links to many other sources of mission information and is categorised by continent.
Mundus - Gateway to Missionary Collections in the UKThe Mundus Gateway is a web-based guide to more than four hundred collections of overseas missionary materials held in the United Kingdom. These materials, comprising the archives of British missionary societies, collections of personal papers, printed matter, photographs, other visual materials and artefacts, are held in a large number of libraries, record offices and other institutions in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Network for Strategic MissionsA knowledgebase of 16,000 articles about mission.
Operation WorldThis is more of a 'Prayer Manual' than a book and is an indispensable source of Christian information about countries throughout the world. The latest 7th edition was launched in November 2010 and is available in hardback, paperback, PDF, ePub, Kindle, DVD and CD. (RRP is £14.99, ISBN 978-0830857241). The website provides basic info on all countries along with other resources and links for prayer.
Tel: 01753 278115
People GroupsA site with all the statistics you need about people groups in just about any country of the world.
Persecution.com (The Voice of the Martyrs)The Voice of the Martyrs is an interdenominational organization working with Christians around the world who are being persecuted for their faith in Christ. Their US based website includes some good information about the persecuted church around the world brought together and linked to a Global Prayer Map.
RIAC (Romania Information At Cleaford)Information and advice for charities, missions and churches working in Romania.
TentmakernetNews, articles and resources for tentmakers.
WazalaWazala is a unique tool that will connect you and your church to the Middle East and North Africa. The site includes: News from the Church in the Middle East and North Africa, Personal stories of lives changed by God, Information and insight by MENA experts into the issues facing Christians living as minorities.
Wholesome Words 'Worldwide Missions'This U.S. page entitled 'Great Commission and the Harvest Fields' has collated a number of interesting physical and religious statistics about the world.
Window International NetworkWindow International Network (WIN) is a US based nonprofit organization whose goal is to mobilize millions of Christians to pray for the 10/40 Window nations. WIN was founded in 2000 to continue the international outreach segment of the Christian Information Network. They host a worldwide initiative called 'Praying through the Window' and their website includes information on many 10/40 Window nations.
World Christian DatabaseThe World Christian Database (WCD) represents the core data from the World Christian Encyclopedia (WCE) and World Christian Trends (WCT). The WCD includes detailed information on 34,000 Christian denominations and on religions in every country of the world. Extensive data are available on 238 countries and 13,000 ethnolinguistic peoples, as well as data on 7,000 cities and 3,000 provinces. Statistics in the WCD represent a significant update of the data published in WCE/WCT in 2001. WCD is an initiative of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
World Missions Atlas ProjectThis site contains maps that help to assess the current status of Missions progress throughout the world. It is a constantly expanding site that seeks to produce a strategically significant World Missions Atlas.