Chapter 2 – Environmental Analysis


Upon completion of this chapter you will be able to:

  • Write the Key Verse from memory.
  • Define the term “environmental analysis.”
  • Identify six types of environmental analysis to be discussed in this course.
  • List seven reasons why environmental analysis is important in taking the Gospel to all nations.
  • Summarize six perils to avoid in environmental analysis.


This chapter introduces “environmental analysis,” a skill which leads to understanding the environments in which people live and how they affect efforts to reach them with the Gospel. “Environmental analysis” is defined and types of such analysis are identified. Perils to avoid are discussed and the importance of environmental analysis explained.

Read over the chapter study material and complete the self-test at the end. After this chapter is completed, mark complete and go to the next lesson.