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Joshua Project Overview
Joshua Project Overview
Joshua Project Overview
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Joshua Project Overview
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Joshua Project Overview

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  • YWAM / SIL / Patrick Johnstone - VOW Grace Brethren / IMB-SBC MANI Vision 5:9, P3K Ethne Movement
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    • 1. Joshua ProjectBringing Definition to the Unfinished Task
    • 2. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to stimulate pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Sonar of India: 6.9 million, Hindu, unreached
    • 3. What is the Great Commission?Mahratta of India: 27.3 million, Hindu, unreached“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations”Matthew 28:19How many nations are there?Where are they?Which are the least-reached?Joshua Project exists to helpanswer these questions.
    • 4. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to catalyze pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Shaikh of Bangladesh: 122.1 million, Muslim, unreached
    • 5. What are people groups? People groups = Nations (ethne in Greek) Nations is a key Biblical word:“in you all the nations of the earth will be blessed”“as a witness to all the nations and then the end willcome”“for the healing of the nations” Definition: “For evangelization purposes, a people group isthe largest group within which the Gospel can spread as achurch planting movement without encountering barriers ofunderstanding or acceptance."Isaan of Thailand: 17.9 million, Buddhist, unreached
    • 6. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to catalyze pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Jat of Pakistan: 29.4 million, Muslim, unreached
    • 7. How does Joshua Project bring definition? Developed and continually update a comprehensivelist of approximately 16,600 ethnic people groups. Specific focus on the 7,100 unreached (the redsection below) people groups which have less than2% followers of Jesus Christ._____16,6009,5007,100Koiri of India: 7.1 million, Hindu, unreached
    • 8. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to catalyze pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Tajik of Tajikistan: 4.3 million, Sunni Muslim,
    • 9.  Extensive people profiles including photos,maps, text, statistics and links. Gathering and presenting progress of theChurch for every people group primarily bytracking the percent of Christ-followers.How do you highlight the unreached?Tujia of China: 7.3 million, Animist, unreached
    • 10.  Exposes over 6,000 people per day to thechallenge of unreached peoples and theunfinished task of the Great Commission. Over 6.5 million page-views and 17,000 datadownloads in last twelve months. Numerous data perspectives, unreachedpeoples materials and download capabilities. Extensive linking to online ministry tools,profiles and web audio / video recordings.www.joshuaproject.netHow is this information shared?Kashmiri of India: 6.1 million, Muslim, unreached
    • 11. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to catalyze pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Burmese of Myanmar: 28.7 million, Buddhist, unreached
    • 12. Who does Joshua Project impact? Global mission agencies and organizations Local churches and whole denominations National church-planting movements Prayer movements Bible Colleges and SeminariesRajput of India: 39.2 million, Hindu, unreached
    • 13. What is Joshua Project? An unreached peoples research initiative … seeking to bring increased definition to theunfinished task of the Great Commission … by highlighting the ethnic people groups of theworld that have the least Christian presence … in order to stimulate pioneer church-plantingmovements in their midst … to the end that there will be worshipersbefore the Lord’s throne from every tribe,tongue, nation and people.Sonar of India: 6.9 million, Hindu, unreached
    • 14. What is the ultimate goal?“And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preachedin the whole world as a witness to all the nationsand then the end shall come.” Matthew 24:14The King will not come until the job is done.“You were slain, and purchased for God with Yourblood men from every tribe and tongue and peopleand nation” Revelation 5:9There will be worshippers from every people group.Moroccan Arab of Morocco: 14.5 million, Muslim, unreached
    • 15. Joshua ProjectBringing Definition to the Unfinished Task

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