TABLE OF CONTENTS

Acknowledgements

Preface

PART 1 -- INTRODUCTORY MATTERS

Introduction

CHAPTER 1. -- AMERICA AS A MISSION FIELD………………………………………..1.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. SPREAD OF CHRISTIANITY

C. EFFECTIVE EVANGELISTIC PROGRAMS

D. A DISTURBING MISCONCEPTION

E. A DISQUIETING FACT

F. DISCOVERING THE TOTAL COMMUNITY

G. DEFINING THE TERM MISSIONARY

H. DEVELOPING A LARGER VISION

1. SOURCES

CHAPTER 2. -- A HISTORY OF NATIONAL MISSION……………………………..2.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. COLONIAL CHURCH MISSIONARY ACTIVITY

C. PRE-CIVIL WAR MISSIONARY ACTIVITY AND THE GREAT AWAKENING

D. POST-CIVIL WAR MISSIONARY ACTIVITY AND THE 1800s

E. DENOMINATIONAL MISSIONS

F. INTERDENOMINATIONAL MISSIONS

G. FAITH MISSIONS

H. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

I. LIMITED WRITTEN HISTORY

J. NATIONAL MISSION SURVEY

K. NUMBER OF NATIONAL MISSIONARIES

L. GROWTH PROBLEMS

M. THE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICAN MISSIONS

N. THE THIRD ERA OF MISSION

O. CHURCH PLANTING

P. MISSION BOARDS DOING CHURCH PLANTING

PART 2 -- A HISTORY OF NATIONAL MISSIONS [HOME MISSIONS]

Introduction

CHAPTER 3. -- THE NATIVE AMERICAN………………………………………………..3.1

A. THE NATIVE AMERICAN IS A MISSION FIELD

B. EXPOSURE TO THE GOSPEL

C. RESISTANCE TO THE GOSPEL

D. INDIAN PRESENCE

E. MISSIONARY ACTIVITY AMONG INDIANS

F. ISSUES THE MISSIONARY MUST FACE

G. NATIVE RELIGION

H. MODERN DEVELOPMENTS

1. PEYOTISM

2. THE INDIGENOUS CAMP CHURCH

I. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRY TO NATIVE AMERICANS

J. MISSIONS SERVING NATIVE AMERICANS

CHAPTER 4. -- BLACK AMERICANS………………………………………………….4.1

A. INTRODUCTION -- ARE THE BLACKS A MISSION FIELD?

B. A NEGLECTED MISSION FIELD

C. SPIRITUAL BLIND SPOT

1. AN EMOTIONAL ISSUE

2. A MIRACLE OF SURVIVAL

D. THEIR ROOTS

1. THE DILEMMA

2. THE SEARCH

3. THE UNITED STATES EXPERIENCE

4. THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS

5. THE CIVIL WAR AND CIVIL RIGHTS

6. CONCENTRATION IN THE CENTRAL CITIES

E. THE SPIRITUAL CONDITION OF THE BLACK

1. THE SPIRITUAL CONDITION OF THE BLACK CHURCH HISTORICALLY

2. THE SPIRITUAL CONDITION OF THE BLACK CHURCH IN THE PRESENT

3. THE SPIRITUAL CONDITION OF THE BLACK PASTOR

4. THE CHURCH IN POLITICS

5. AN EVANGELICAL BLACK CHURCH

F. MISSIONARY ACTIVITY AMONG BLACK AMERICANS

1. A DISAPPOINTING HISTORY OF MISSIONARY ACTIVITY

2. A GROWING MISSIONARY CONCERN

3. A COMPLEX PROBLEM FOR MISSIONS

4. MISSIONARY OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE LOCAL CHURCH

G. DIFFICULT ISSUES

H. IN CONCLUSION

I. BLACK BIBLE SCHOOLS

J. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRY TO BLACK AMERICANS

K. MISSION BOARDS SERVING BLACKS

CHAPTER 5. -- HISPANICS IN NORTH AMERICA…………………………………..5.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. HISTORICAL OVERVIEW

C. MEXICANS

D. CUBANS

E. PUERTO RICANS

F. CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICANS

G. FILIPINOS

H. HISPANIC CONCENTRATION

I. THE MIGRANT

1. Major migrant streams.

J. THE SOCIAL SITUATION OF THE HISPANIC

K. THE SPIRITUAL NEED OF THE HISPANIC

L. MISSIONARY ACTIVITY AMONG HISPANICS

M. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRY TO HISPANIC

N. MISSIONS MINISTERING TO HISPANICS

CHAPTER 6. -- OTHER ETHNICS………………………………………………………6.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. ESTABLISHED ETHNICS

1. CHINESE AMERICANS

2. JAPANESE AMERICANS

3. PORTUGUESE AMERICANS  Brazil

4. FRENCH-SPEAKING AMERICANS, Cajuns, Haitians

5. SLAVICS AND CZECHS

C. NEWER ETHNICS

D. ASIANS

1. AFGHANISTAN

2. AZERBAIJAN

3. INDIA

  4. KAZAKSTAN

5. KOREA

6. KYRGYZSTAN

7. MONGOLIA

8. PAKISTAN

9. RUSSIA

10. SLOVENIA

11. TAJIKISTAN

12. TURKMENISTAN

13. UZBEKISTAN

E. SOUTHEAST ASIAN REFUGEES

1. BENGAL

2. CAMBODIA

3. HMONG/MIAO

4. INDONESIA

5. KMHMU

6. LAOS

7. PHILIPPINES

8. THAILAND

9. VIETNAM

F. MIDDLE EAST

       1. ARABIA

       2. EGYPT

       3. IRAN

4. IRAQ--KURDS

5. ISRAEL

6. JORDAN

7. LEBANON

8. PALESTINE

9.SYRIA

10. TURKEY

G. CARIBBEAN ISLANDERS

1. BAHAMAS

2. CUBA

3. DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

4. HAITI [see 5]

5. JAMAICA

6. PUERTO RICO [see 5]

H. AFRICA

1. NORTH AFRICA    

2.  SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

A. NIGERIA

B. SOMALIA

C. SUDAN

H. CONCLUSION

I. STUDY CENTERS FOR ETHNIC MINISTRIES

J. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR ETHNIC MINISTRIES

K. SOURCES OF INFORMATION

L. MISSION BOARDS SERVING THE ETHNICS

PART 3 -- RELIGIOUS MINISTRIES

Introduction

Catholics

CHAPTER 7. -- AMERICAN JEWS………………………………………………..7.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PRESENCE

C. EXPOSURE TO CHRISTIANITY

D. JEWISH MISSIONS

E. MATERIALS FOR JEWISH MISSIONS

F. MISSION BOARDS SERVING JEWS

CHAPTER 8. -- NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS………………………………………..8.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. AMERICAN MUSLIMS

1. BAHAISM.

2. AHMADIYA MOVEMENT

3. BLACK MUSLIM MOVEMENT

4. WAHHABI OF SAUDI ARABIA

C. AMERICAN BUDDHISTS

D. CONFUCIANISM / SHINTOISM / TAOISM

E. AMERICAN HINDUS

1. Hare Krishna

2. Transcendental Meditation

3. New Age

F. JAINISM

G. SIKHS

H. SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRIES AMONG NON CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS

1. Bible Conferences

2. Radio Ministry

3. Training

4. Materials

I. MISSION BOARDS SERVING NON CHRISTIAN RELIGION

CHAPTER 9. -- AMERICAN CULTS…………………………………………………9.1

A. UNCONVENTIONAL RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS

B. EXTENT OF THE PHENOMENON

C. MORMONISM

D. JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES

E. NEW AGE

F. CONCLUSION

G. LIST OF CULT MEMBERSHIP

H. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRY TO THE CULTS

I. MISSION BOARDS SERVING MORMONS

J. MISSION BOARDS SERVING JEHOVAH'S WITNESSES

PART 4 -- INSTITUTIONAL MINISTRIES

Introduction

CHAPTER 10. -- PRISON/JAIL MINISTRIES…………………………………….10.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. HISTORY OF CHURCH INVOLVEMENT

C. EXTENT OF THE PROBLEM

D. CHAPLAINCY

E. MISSIONS ACTIVITY

F. SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR PRISON MINISTRIES

G. MISSION BOARDS SERVING PRISONERS

CHAPTER 11. -- INSTITUTIONS OF MERCY………………………………….11.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. MINISTRIES TO ABANDONED AND ABUSED CHILDREN

1. CHILDREN’S HOMES

C. MINISTRIES TO YOUTH IN TROUBLE

D. MINISTRIES TO HANDICAPPED

E. MINISTRIES TO ADDICTS AND ALCOHOLICS

F. MINISTRIES TO HOMOSEXUALS

G. MINISTRIES TO SENIOR CITIZENS IN REST HOMES

H. MATERIALS FOR SERVING THE HANDICAPPED

I. CHILDREN'S HOMES

J. MISSION BOARDS SERVING THE BLIND

K. MISSION BOARDS SERVING THE DEAF

L. MISSION BOARDS SERVING THE HANDICAPPED

M. MISSION BOARDS SERVING INSTITUTIONAL MINISTRIES

CHAPTER 12. -- THE MILITARY ESTABLISHMENT

    A. INTRODUCTION

B. EXTENT OF OPPORTUNITY

C. CHRISTIAN SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

D. MATERIALS FOR SERVING THE MILITARY

E. MISSION BOARDS SERVING THE AMERICAN MILITARY

CHAPTER 13. --THE EDUCATIONAL COMMUNITY………………………….12.1

A. INTRODUCTION

B. PUBLIC SCHOOL MINISTRIES

1. Released-Time Bible Classes

2. Bible Clubs

C. Christian Camping

D. COLLEGE MINISTRIES

1. INTERVARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP

2. THE FOREVER GENERATION

3. CAMPUS BIBLE FELLOWSHIP / CAMPUS AMBASSADORS

4. NAVIGATORS

5. CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST

6. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS INCORPORATED

E. CONCLUSION

F. SERVICES AND MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MINISTRY

G. MISSIONS SERVING EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES

PART 5 -- GEOGRAPHIC MINISTRIES

Introduction

CHAPTER 14. -- RURAL/MOUNTAIN MINISTRIES…………………………….13.1

A. Rural/Mountain Areas

B. DEFINING RURAL AMERICA

C. THE RURAL CHURCH

D. RURAL MINISTRIES

E. MISSION BOARDS SERVING RURAL/MOUNTAIN AREAS

CHAPTER 15. -- URBAN/SUBURBAN AREAS…………………………………..14.1

A. Urban America as a Mission Field

B. BIBLICAL PRECEDENT FOR URBAN MINISTRY

C. HISTORY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT

D. THE URBAN CHURCH

E. URBAN MINISTRIES

1. RESCUE MISSIONS

2. JEWISH MISSIONS

3. ALL KINDS OF MINISTRIES

F. CONCLUSION

G. SCHOOLS OFFERING SPECIAL STUDIES FOR URBAN MINISTRIES

H. MISSION BOARDS SERVING URBAN AREAS

I. MISSIONS BOARDS WITH URBAN MINISTRIES

CHAPTER 16. -- ALASKA………………………………………………………..16.1

A. ALASKA AS A MISSION FIELD

B. LOCATION

C. GEOGRAPHY

D. CLIMATE

E. PEOPLE

F. MISSIONS ACTIVITY

G. MISSION BOARDS SERVING ALASKA

CHAPTER 17. -- HAWAII……………………………………………………..17.1

A. Hawaii As A Mission Field

B. HISTORY

C. RELIGIOUS HISTORY

D. MISSIONARY ACTIVITY

E. UNIQUE PROBLEMS FOR MISSIONARY SERVICE

F. MISSION BOARDS SERVING HAWAII

CHAPTER 18. MOBILE AMERICANS……………………………………..18.1

A. MOBILE AMERICANS AS A MISSION FIELD

B. JOB-RELATED MOBILITY

1. SEAMEN

2. MARINAS

3. TRUCKERS

4. TRAVELERS

5. VACATIONERS

C. OTHERS

1. RACE TRACK PERSONNEL

2. GYPSIES

D. MISSION BOARDS SERVING MOBILE AMERICANS

1. SEAMEN

2. TRUCKERS

3. TRAVELERS

4. VACATIONERS

5. PORTS/MARINAS

6. OTHERS

PART 6 -- NATIONAL MINISTRIES

Introduction

CHAPTER 19. -- CANADA…………………………………………………………19.1

A. CANADA AS A MISSION FIELD

B. RELIGIOUS HISTORY

C. IMMIGRATION

D. MISSIONS IN CANADA

1. FIRST NATION PEOPLES / ABORIGINES

2. ASIANS

3. MIDDLE EASTERN

4. LATIN

5. EUROPEAN

6. CARIBBEAN

7. EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

E. MINISTRY RESOURCES

F. MISSIONS SERVING CANADA

CHAPTER 20. - MEXICO……………………………………………………………20.1

A. MEXICO AS A MISSION FIELD

1. MEXICO’S BORDER WITH THE US

B. RELIGIOUS HISTORY

C. MISSIONS IN MEXICO

D. SOURCES OF INFORMATION

E. MISSION ORGANIZATIONS

PART 7 -- SERVICE MINISTRIES

Introduction

CHAPTER 21. -- SERVICE MINISTRIES…………………………………………21.1

A. INTRODUCTION

1. BUILDING TRADES

2. COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

3. PRINTING/DISTRIBUTION

4. PURCHASING

5. RELIEF ORGANIZATIONS are listed in the Mission Handbook published by Missions Advanced Research Center........

6. RECORDING

7. SCRIPTURES

8. TRANSLATION

9. TRANSPORTATION

B. MISSIONS PROVIDING SERVICE

EPILOG

INDEX