Introduction and Context - Over 35 years ago, a seemingly lone voice at the Lausanne Congress in 1974 raised a cry for the 2.7 billion in 17,000 unreached people groups. Today, the number of those living among unreached peoples has actually increased from those days by one hundred million, though the actual number of unreached peoples [...]
It is imperative for those of us who follow Christ to disciple all peoples. Of the many peoples that need missionaries, which are highest priority? We believe it is the groups which, so far as we know, have no Christ-followers among them, no books of the Bible, and no missionaries with the intent of bringing [...]
The Rev. Dr. David B. Barrett passed away on August 4 in Richmond, Virginia after a brief illness. He was 83. Following receipt of his B.A. in aeronautics from Cambridge University, Barrett began his career at Britain’s Royal Aircraft Establishment in 1948 (he would received his M.A. from Cambridge in 1952).
Global Migration Trends: Fall 2011 by Justin L. on JULY 27, 2011 – in ANALYSIS - We’ve written quite a bit recently about migration trends, and now would be a good time to step back and take a global and region-by-region look at the force of immigration. The UN releases regular information on migrants both on CDROM, [...]
Donald McGavran commented, “At the International Congress on World Evangelization, Dr. Ralph Winter proved beyond any reasonable doubt that in the world today [year 1974] 2,700,000,000 men and women cannot hear the gospel by ‘near neighbor evangelism.’ They can hear it only by E-2 and E-3 evangelists who cross cultural, linguistic and geographical barriers, patiently [...]
Hello Everyone! In This Issue: *Introduction of New Team Members *Indonesian Team completes 300 People Profiles! *New Language Portal – Telugu *Upgrade of Etnopedia’s Mapping System *Questions on the Process of Updating and Translating People Profiles *New Mapping System *Prayer Requests
Several people have asked why Etnopedia does not use programs to automatically update or translate information between the different language portals. So I would like to take some time to answer the questions in-depth.
Ethnê06, is a global gathering of people, churches and organizations focused on ministering to Unreached People Groups (UPGs). The gathering will be held 7-10 March 2006 and is designed to energize the body of Christ for continuing work among the twenty-seven percent of the world which has little or no access to hear or experience [...]
World people group databases are complicated. They have so many fields and related tables, it is no wonder we have not yet gotten many local mobilization efforts involved in field research. Actually, the global people database has little value without field research driving it. We need field researchers gathering fresh data on the people groups [...]
There is a lot of buzz these days about Cloud computing. It is unusual to me that with so much technology available to us, the Mission movement has not yet caught on to using the Cloud to work on unreached people group information. What is Cloud computing? The simplest way of explaining it is this [...]