Global Mapping International
Mission Research Databases
In addition to the databases listed below, you
can click here to see links to other mission research resources on the
World Wide Web.
The following languages/peoples databases are included on either GMI's
20:21 Library CD or Global
Ministry Mapping System CD:
- ROPAL (the cross-referenced "Registry Of Peoples And Languages"
from Peoples Information Network)
(a comprehensive list of the world's languages from Summer Institute of
- Joshua Project 2000 (AD 2000 &
- Status of Global Evangelization (Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board)
- Bible Translation Needs (Wycliffe)
- Language Mapping System (list of languages and computerized locations
- Christian Mission Radio Broadcasting Data (World
- The JESUS Film database
Directories of Mission Agencies
- SIM International
provides a list of mission agencies on the World Wide Web.
- Helps International maintains Mission
Resource Directory, a list of mission agencies on the World Wide
- Southwestern Seminary
has several mission links in their research and resources
- GOSHEN Christian Resource Directory
points to a variety of Christian ministry organizations.
- Gospel Communications Network
points to a variety of Christian ministry organizations
- Mega Menu
is a great Christian Missions directory. You can search by name, country,
- Popular Internet search engines, such as Yahoo!
can point you to a variety of Christian ministry organizations on the Web
with such searches as http://www.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/Religion
and Spirituality/Faiths and Practices/Christianity/Organizations/
- Operation World by Patrick Johnstone
of WEC International is available in a variety of digital forms:
- Integrated Strategic Planning Database --including
the Status of Global Evangelization for all the world's ethnolinguistic
peoples -- is available from the Global Research Office of the Foreign
Mission Board (Southern Baptist Convention).
- A sampling of David Barrett's work is available on the World Wide Web,
including the 1999 Status of Global Mission at http://www.gem-werc.org
Lists of Countries, Provinces,
- Country List -- A comprehensive database of country names and
ID codes is included on the Global Ministry
Mapping System CD.
- Province List -- A comprehensive database of the world's first
order administrative subdivisions (usually called provinces or states)
names and ID codes is included on the Global
Ministry Mapping System CD.
- City List -- A database of over 90,000 of the world's largest
cities -- including names, ID code, and relative population size -- is
included on the Global Ministry Mapping
- The Global
Mission Base Map contain an extensive global coverage of coastlines,
international and province boundaries and names, cities, and many other
features. It is available to Christian ministry organizations on the Global
Ministry Mapping System CD from GMI.
- The Language Mapping System includes
names, ID codes, and longitude/latitude centroids and polygons showing
the location of over 7000 ethnolinguistic peoples of the world. It is available
to Christian ministry organizations on the Global
Ministry Mapping System CD from GMI. ..
- ESRI's ArcData
provides geographical databases to work with ArcView and PC-Arc/Info, including
Digital Chart of the World, ArcWorld, and ArcUSA. Learn more about ArcData
at their web site: http://www.esri.com/data/online/index.html
- US Census Data
are available on the web at http://sedac.ciesin.org/plue/cenguide.html
-- containing census tract and block group borders in .BNA format and STF1B
and STF3A census data in dbase format.
Resources on the Web available from the University of Michigan
Documents Center at http://www.lib.umich.edu/libhome/Documents.center/stats.html
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