A NATIONAL STUDY OF
HISPANIC PROTESTANT CHURCH GROWTH
IN THE USA

 

Preliminary Report

 

Produced by Clifton L. Holland
Executive Director of IDEA Ministries

 

October 13, 1993

 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

NOTE:  Some of the original documents included in this report are only available in hardcopy;
therefore, we have substituted them with other documents with similar information that
are now available on the Internet or from our electronic files.

1.    INTRODUCTION


2.    HISPANIC IDENTITY AND DIVERSITY

2.1    "Hispanics:  The Invisable Minority" (by Harvey Conn in Urban Mission magazine, June 1993)

2.2    Hispanics in North America (Missions in North America by Earl Parvin, 1985, Moody Press; updated version 2006)

2.3    Chart of Principle Components of Ethclass Identity in the USA ?? (scan)

2.4    "What does 'Hispanic' Mean?" (by Patricia Braus in American Demographics magazine, June 1993)       

2.5   " íVivan Los Suburbios!"  (by William H. Frey and William P. O'Hare in American Demographics magazine, April 1993)  

2.6   "Hispanic America" (in American Demographics magazine, Reprint #906, 1991)

2.7    Chart of Religious Preference among Hispanics in the USA Updated to 1993 (based on a series of Gallup Polls)

2.8    Chart of Churched and Unchurched Hispanics in the USA Based on Religious Preference (Gallup Poll, 1988)

2.9    Chart of Churched and Unchurched Hispanic Protestants in the USA (Gallup Poll, 1988)


3.    AN OVERVIEW OF HISPANIC POPULATION DISTRIBUTION IN THE USA, 1990

3.1    The Hispanic Population in the USA, 1990 (by Andrew L. Toth)

3.2    Hispanic Population in the USA 1990 (U. S. Bureau of the Census)  

3.3    Chart of Hispanic Population Increase Compared to Total U.S. Population Increase: 1970-1993 (Hispanic Business, October 1993, p. 10)

3.4    Maps of Distribution of Hispanic Population in the USA by Counties, 1990 (hardcopy only):

3.5    "American Diversity:   The Largest Hispanic Metropolitan Areas" (in American Demographics magazine, 1991)  

3.6    Census Bureau Releases 1990 Census Counts on Hispanic Population Groups (U. S. Bureau of the Census, CB91-216, June 12, 1992).
         See the following updated documents:   


4.    AN OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION OF KNOWN HISPANIC PROTESTANT CONGREGATIONS
       IN THE USA BY CENSUS REGIONS, STATES AND COUNTIES

4.1   Map of U. S. Census Regions and Divisions, 1990  

4.2    Chart of National Distribution of Hispanic Population and Protestant Churches, 1993.   

4.3    Chart of Distribution of Hispanic Protestant Churches by Census Regions with Church-to-Population ratios.

4.4    Map of Distribution of Hispanic Protestant Congregations by States (data point distribution by zipcode).

4.5    Chart of the Distribution of Known Hispanic Protestant Congregations by States and  Census Regions (number of churches)


5.     THE HISPANIC PROTESTANT CHURCH IN THE USA:  A SUMMARY OF CURRENT DATA
        AND PROJECTIONS FOR THE FUTURE

5.1     The Hispanic Protestant Church in the USA (by Andrew L. Toth)

5.2    Table of Hispanic Protestant Denominations in the USA by Major Traditions and Denominational Families, 1993

5.3    Hispanic Protestant Congregations in the USA by Denominational Families (October 1993)

5.4    Table of 20 Largest Hispanic Protestant Denominations (or Groups) ranked by Number of Congregations in the USA, 1993   

5.5    "A Special Report:   The Hispanic Impact on the U.S. Protestant Church, íViva Los Evangelicos!"
         (in Christianity Today magazine, 28 October 1991)


A PRELIMINARY BIBLIOGRAPHY ON HISPANIC MINISTRY IN THE USA, 1990


IDEA-PROLADES MINISTRIES

NATIONAL HISPANIC PROTESTANT DATABASE PROJECT

P. O. BOX 2410, ORANGE, CA 92669

(NOTE:  this address from 1992 is no longer valid!)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT:

PROLADES
Apartado 1524-2050, San Pedro, Costa Rica
Telephone: (506) 2283-8300
E-mail:  prolades@racsa.co.cr
Internet:  www.prolades.com