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Gospel ready countries
Numbers: One village
THUMB -- the unreached
"What if?" scenario
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need another surge into the darkness! May God give us the necessary urgency and
] Dale Butler, Nazarene Bible College student
Most of the people groups still unreached by the gospel live in places stretching across the maps of northern Africa and Asia. Christian missions strategist Luis Bush started calling this rectangular area or band: "the 10/40 window." He used that easy-to-remember name because it lies across Africa and Asia from 10 degrees latitude north of the equator to 40 degrees latitude north of the equator.
Read Luis Bush' April 1996 10-40 window message: Getting to the Core of the Core"
The task remaining: Click on
World evangelism statistics: Of the 55 least evangelized countries, 97% of their population lives within the Ten-Forty Window.
Unless something changes soon, huge numbers of these unreached people will never hear the Gospel. Why? Well, researcher Justin Long has estimated that only about 10% of the global missionary force is working there. Open evangelism is difficult and even impossible because of governmental restrictions in many 10/40 Window countries. Those are creative access areas.
Working on a school report about missions? Here are some facts to use.
The statistics of the numbers of non-Christians can be staggering [ fate of the unevangelized? ]
"I will praise you among the nations, O Lord" -- Psalm 18:49
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|Four things you can start doing today. Also, read what Phil Bogosian says about those 66,000 people who are dying without any knowledge of Christ every day. [ read more ]|
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