Mission Maker Magazine recently come out with their latest magazine (and best one to date)! You can find them on the web at http://www.missionmakermagazine.org/ ; it has a fascinating section on stats and figures. Did you know that 9 of the top ten least evangelized cities in the world are located in one country? That country is
It seems that after the Wednesday prayer service that some people didn’t quite understand how to pray for the various areas we brought up. So I just wanted to take some time to explain. The world is split into reached and unreached. Meaning that a certain percentage of the globe has been touched by the gospel message (52%) and also has ready access to the gospel. The unreached portion does not have a ready access to the good news (or none whatsoever). Of the unreached areas, there are several large groupings of people. The largest is of course the Muslim bloc where 20% of the world’s population can be grouped. The Middle East, North Africa and
In the Muslim world, there are 306,238 people per missionary compared to 798 in the Christian bloc. That is a huge difference. Again, how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can they preach unless they are sent. (Romans 10:14b-15). My cry is that each one of us would be involved in missions by Going and serving, if not by Going, then by PRAYING, and lastly, by Sending. Helping a missionary financially or with your time makes all the difference to our small army of missionaries. But most of us haven’t considered our role in this battle. Will you pray about how you can respond? Are you available to whatever God would desire from you whether it is Going, Praying or Sending? Maybe he won’t send you to
Pray about it.