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The Five Frontiers Of
From the President
Three Earn New "Certificate of Applied
Research in Mission"
New Mapping Systems - The Inside Story
GMI Research Fellow Program Established
Dr. G. Michael Phillips Appointed as
Senior Research Fellow
1999 GMI Training Seminars
Faces at GMI
An Opportunity Too Good to Miss!
Are You Ready for the Year 2000?
Best Practices Competition
If you are involved in computer technology for international mission
work, don't miss the 10th annual International
Conference on Computing and Mission, hosted by Taylor University (Upland,
IN), June 4-8, 1999. To learn more, see the
conference Web site www.iccm.org or telephone
An Opportunity Too
Good To Miss!
The AD2000 and Beyond Movement has compiled a resource which we at GMI
think you would enjoy. The "Light the Window" CD-ROM contains 650 MB of
video, music, web sites, maps, the "Through the Window" series books, and
data covering the people and towns of the 10/40 window to support Praying
Through the Window IV (1999). In addition, the Adoption Guidance Program
and Networking Manual can help your church adopt a people and then develop/participate
in a network of churches and agencies working to benefit the same unreached
group. You can order the CD for $9 (with jewel case $11.99) plus shipping
from the AD2000 & Beyond Movement at
- 2860 South Circle
- Suite 2112
- Colorado Springs, CO 80918 USA
- Tel: 719-576-2000.
Are You Ready For The Year
GMI board member Pete Holzmann, CEO of
the International Christian Technologists'
Association (ICTA), has
written an excellent research paper on Y2K preparedness. You can access
the report on the Web at http://www.gospelcom.net/icta/y2k/
or contact GMI and request a complimentary
copy be mailed to you. Y2K Web sites Pete recommends include:
positive "spin" on Y2k from a North American Christian perspective.
- www.y2kreview.com-A useful concise
daily summary of Y2k news reports from around the world.
- www.y2knews.com-References without
comment to Y2k reports in print media.
- www.sba.gov/y2k-US Small Business
Administration Y2k info, including how to test your PC.
- www.y2k.gov-US main Y2k site, with
links to every state Y2k site.
Food & Drug Administration database of medical device manufacturer
Y2k reports. A good starting place for research if you have or use medical
reference database of product Y2k compliance information, with links to
other major databases as well. Information in the main database is sparse.
Telecommunications product database is very good.
- www.rx2000.org-Medical industry
non-profit awareness and information sharing consortium. Some valuable
information is found here, along with the usual doomsday quotes about how
bad the situation could theoretically get.
information for tens of thousands of computer hardware and software products.