Joshua Project
Global Status of Evangelical Christianity (IMB)
Human Development Index
Legatum Prosperity Index
Norway Dawn DB
Operation World Database - Available on the Operational World Professional DVD-ROM available from
UN Databases
World Bank Database
World Christian Database
The World Factbook

Here are forms you can use for different types of interviews and case studies, Adapt these as you need.

Diva GIS (Free mapping software)
EP3 Church Mapping Software
ERSI (Global market leader in GIS)
Map Factory
Map Maker (Free mapping Software)
Map of France showing church locations
Map of Thailand showing churches
Mission Atlas Project
PhilCarto (Free mapping software)
QGIS - Free open source mapping software -

Community of Mission Information Workers
Evangelical Missions Quarterly
International Bulletin of Missionary Research
Mission Frontiers
World Mission Journals (Links to other periodicals)

Outreach Canada
Philippine Challenge
SEPAL Brazil (Portuguese)

It is important to communicate strategic information in a way that motivates people to action. Here are some presentations prepared by OC field workers.

CRIAN Christian Research in Action Network
CIA Factbook
Finish the Task
Gallup Research
Global Church Planting Network
Global Community of Information Workers
Gordon Conwell Center for the Study of Global Christianity
HIS Registry of Peoples / ROP
International Census statistics
International Conference on Computing and Mission
International Mission Board (IMB)
IMB Research Public site
IMB Research Downloads
Joshua Project
Lausanne Researchers
Library of Congress Area Studies
Linking Global Voices
Mission Info Bank
One Hope (Country Studies)
Operation World
Pew Forum on Religion
Strafor Global Intellegence
Survey Monkey
World Watch (Top 50 Persecution Countries)
YWAM 4K Project
Zip codes and US Census stats