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Small Collection 32 - Planning Proposal of the Evangelical Missions Information Service

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Small Collection 32 [February 5, 1996]

Evangelical Missions Information Service; 1964-

Planning Proposal; 1967

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Historical Background

Evangelical specialized service agency; established in 1964 under the joint efforts of the Interdenominational Foreign Mission Association (IFMA) and the Evangelical Foreign Missions Association (EFMA) providing mission executives, missionaries, professors, pastors, laymen, church and school libraries, and overseas church leaders with information service through publications, consultation and overseas workshops.

Scope and Content

Report written by Osborne Buchanan of the National Liberty Foundation on the status and future of the 3-year old Evangelical Missions Information Service. Document summarizes EMIS history and makes recommendations for increasing its usefulness with support from National Liberty Foundation, by developing a research center or provide research services for mission agencies. Report written in response to recommendation of mission executives at Colorado Springs meeting in early 1967.


The materials for this collection were received by the Center in March 1977 from Dr. John Gration.

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