Shifts in the North American Protestant Full-time Missionary Community

Coote, Robert T.
January 2005
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p12
Academic Journal
Presents statistics on the shifts in the North American Protestant full-time missionary community from 1918 to 2002. Increase in missionary personnel in agencies affiliated with the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association since 1996; Reasons behind the increase in personnel in agencies affiliated with the Evangelical Fellowship of Mission Agencies; Agencies which accounted for the net increase in total personnel since 1996.


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