It was while he was helping to establish a new School of World Mission at Fuller Theological Seminary that Dr. Ralph D. Winter realized that the mission movement was overlooking many people groups and that there was a need for a specialized institution that probed the problems of missions.
What Is and What Is Not Being Done: Article From 1987 MARC – MARC, 919 W. Huntington Blvd., Monrovia, CA 91109, has published in the past the World Christianity series, the Missions Handbook, and the Unreached Peoples volumes. he World Christianity series, containing broad overviews of individual countries, has been contracted out to editors. Volumes in […]
Suppose the dam breaks twenty miles up the valley from your small hometown of ten thousand people. A wall of water fifty feet high is surging down the canyon. You have just thirty minutes to warn as many people as possible to scramble up the valley slope out of danger. But evacuating ten thousand people […]
About Inter-portal links Note: When making a profile, can you place the inter-language links in alphabetical order please? Just use the language code as your guide. I am trying to correct all these on the English portal as I have made this error too. The reason for this is that when there are profiles in […]
These are suggestions are for those who are thinking about starting a major peoples research project. I have heard this year that there are a few out there. 1. Your project needs to reach other languages. They are the majority mission senders and the trend is rising. 2. Your project (if internet based) should not be too heavy for end […]
Apples to oranges to bananas? Sometimes, it seems the various people group lists, let alone separate priority people group lists, constitute just such a comparison. However, in the fruit bowl that is mission research, we are often simply comparing varieties of apples – Red Delicious to Granny Smith to Macintosh.
On 1 July, 2007, just after midnight, 1,850,401,827 people will be unevangelized. Beyond the number, consider that these are not people who have some vague perception of Jesus from Sunday School days, nor people with a token Bible on the shelf, nor people who can flick over worship services on television, nor people who work […]
(sub-title) Seeking Agreement on the “Core of the Core” In November 2004, January 2005, and January 2006 three articles on “Which peoples need priority attention?” were published in Mission Frontiers. Each was written by a different set of writers, representing different research groups: Dan S. for Joshua Project (JP), Todd J. and Peter C. for […]