GMI logo

Global Mapping International

GMI's Heart and Soul

Core Purpose

Global Mapping International is a non-profit corporation dedicated to furthering the cause of world evangelization. Specifically, we seek to enable more appropriate and effective cross-cultural mission.


As a corporate body, and as individual staff members, we are thoroughly committed to evangelical Christian faith, doctrine and practice. Accordingly, GMI adopts as our statement of faith that given in the constitutions of both the National Association of Evangelicals and the Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies. Click here to read GMI's Statement of Faith.


GMI is in the information "business"; more specifically, our business is the research and development of strategic missions information. Our products and programs enable Christian ministry leaders to acquire, manage, analyze, apply, communicate, and share strategic information.

Click here for a list of GMI products
Click here for a list of GMI programs


GMI's vision is to see the worldwide Christian community make Spirit-guided use of research information to stimulate mission interest, shape mission appropriately, and carry it out effectively.

We believe that the right information, in appropriate formats, readily available to the right people, makes all the difference in the world in carrying out God's mission in the world.

The better the Church sees the world with fresh, godly insight, the better she will:


The mission of GMI is to produce and present world-class research that fuels emerging mission movements and leaders.

As a result, Christian leaders will:


GMI’s highest priority is empowering evangelical ministry leaders in places where mission information resources are relatively scarce and unaffordable (the majority world), especially those leaders who are directly involved in the process of world evangelization.

GMI's preferred style of ministry is partnership, whether for a specific project or an open-ended relationship.

Corporate Values

Click here to read the corporate values of GMI's staff.

Corporate Model

As an evangelical faith mission agency, GMI program staff raise missionary support in order to work with us. But we don't send missionaries; we send information. GMI is a unique combination of faith mission agency, research institute, high tech R&D company, and international consulting group. GMI is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation governed by an independent board of directors.