Our Purpose

The mission of EMNR is to recognize, encourage, and strengthen responsible ministry to new religious movements.

That mission includes the following purposes and aims:

  1. Missions. Facilitate mission to new religious movements through networking and the stimulation and formulation of mission strategy to new religions as frontier mission to unreached people groups.
  2. Accountability. Maintain worthy theological, ethical and missiological standards among members.
  3. Scholarship. Stimulate the scholarly and popular production of research and writing on neglected aspects of strategies, methods and materials important to reaching these unreached people groups.
  4. Recognition. Recognize the qualified and credentialed ministries reaching the unreached in the new religions and cults.
  5. Networking. Encourage mutual understanding and cooperation among evangelical Christian agencies and individuals, as well as secular organizations where appropriate.
  6. Referrals. Recommend to the public, churches and schools those agencies and materials which meet quality standards and may help as a protective to involvement with a non-Christian or pseudo-Christian religious movement.