Former title: Mission handbook : USA Canada Christian Ministries Overseas
"John A. Siewert and Edna G. Valdez, editors".
"U.S. and Canadian Christian Ministries Overseas with statistical data and background essays". -- verso of t.-p.
Includes bibliography: pp. 507-508.
"The Mission Handbook series was initiated by the Missionary Research Library, at that time a part of the Division of Overseas Ministries of the National Council of the Churches of Christ. MARC became involved in the 8th, 9th and 10th editions, compiling data which were then published by the Missionary Research Library. The 11th edition was published jointly by MARC and the Division of Overseas Ministries. Subsequently, MARC has published the Handbook."
1998-2000 edition includes five essays by four authors.
Contents: Abbreviations -- Introduction dated October 1997 / John A. Siewert, Edna G. Valdez --The new context of world mission / Bryant L. Myers -- Growing local church initiatives / John A. Siewert -- Putting the survey in perspective / John A. Siewert -- U.S. Protest agencies -- Indices to U.S. Protestant agencies -- Countries of activity for U.S. Protestant agencies -- Canadian Protestant agencies -- Indices to Canadian Protestant agencies -- Countries of activity for Canadian Protestant agencies -- U.S. Catholic overseas missions / Anthony J. Gittins -- The Orthodox Christian Mission Center / Dimitrios Couchell -- Bibliography -- Appendix: Survey questionnaire.
Siewert, John A.
Valdez, Edna G.
Missions Advanced Research and Communications Center (MARC)