Joshua Project Bringing Definition to the Unfinished Task
What is the Great Commission? Mahratta of India:  27.3 million, Hindu, unreached “ Go therefore and make disciples of all ...
What is Joshua Project? Shaikh of Bangladesh: 122.1 million, Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An  unreached peoples  research ini...
What are people groups? <ul><li>People groups = Nations ( ethne  in Greek)  </li></ul><ul><li>Nations  is a key Biblical w...
What is Joshua Project? Jat of Pakistan:  29.4 million, Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative...
How does Joshua Project bring definition? <ul><li>Developed and continually update a comprehensive list of approximately 1...
What is Joshua Project? Tajik of Tajikistan:  4.3 million, Sunni Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research i...
<ul><li>Extensive people profiles including photos, maps, text, statistics and links. </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering and trac...
How is this information shared? <ul><li>Exposes nearly 4,500 people per day to the challenge of unreached peoples and the ...
What is Joshua Project? Burmese of Myanmar:  28.7 million, Buddhist, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initi...
Who does Joshua Project impact? <ul><li>Global mission agencies and organizations  </li></ul><ul><li>Local churches and wh...
What is Joshua Project? Sonar of India:  6.9 million, Hindu, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … ...
What is the ultimate goal? “ And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in the whole world as a witness to  all the ...
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    1. 1. Joshua Project Bringing Definition to the Unfinished Task
    2. 2. 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 <ul><li>What is a nation? </li></ul><ul><li>How many are there? </li></ul><ul><li>Where are they? </li></ul><ul><li>Which are the least-reached? </li></ul>Joshua Project exists to help answer these questions.
    3. 3. What is Joshua Project? Shaikh of Bangladesh: 122.1 million, Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to bring increased definition to the unfinished task of the Great Commission … </li></ul><ul><li>by highlighting the ethnic people groups of the world that have the least Christian presence … </li></ul><ul><li>in order to catalyze pioneer church-planting movements in their midst … </li></ul><ul><li>to the end that there will be worshipers before the Lord’s throne from every tribe, tongue, nation and people. </li></ul>
    4. 4. What are people groups? <ul><li>People groups = Nations ( ethne in Greek) </li></ul><ul><li>Nations is a key Biblical word: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ in you all the nations of the earth will be blessed” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ as a witness to all the nations and then the end will come” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ for the healing of the nations” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Definition: “For evangelization purposes, a people group is the largest group within which the Gospel can spread as a church planting movement without encountering barriers of understanding or acceptance.&quot; </li></ul>Isaan of Thailand: 17.9 million, Buddhist, unreached
    5. 5. What is Joshua Project? Jat of Pakistan: 29.4 million, Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to bring increased definition to the unfinished task of the Great Commission … </li></ul><ul><li>by highlighting the ethnic people groups of the world that have the least Christian presence … </li></ul><ul><li>in order to catalyze pioneer church-planting movements in their midst … </li></ul><ul><li>to the end that there will be worshipers before the Lord’s throne from every tribe, tongue, nation and people. </li></ul>
    6. 6. How does Joshua Project bring definition? <ul><li>Developed and continually update a comprehensive list of approximately 16,500 ethnic people groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Specific focus on the 6,800 unreached (also called least-reached) people groups which have less than 2% followers of Jesus Christ. </li></ul>Koiri of India: 7.1 million, Hindu, unreached _____ 16,600 9,700 6,900
    7. 7. What is Joshua Project? Tajik of Tajikistan: 4.3 million, Sunni Muslim, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to bring increased definition to the unfinished task of the Great Commission … </li></ul><ul><li>by highlighting the ethnic people groups of the world that have the least Christian presence … </li></ul><ul><li>in order to catalyze pioneer church-planting movements in their midst … </li></ul><ul><li>to the end that there will be worshipers before the Lord’s throne from every tribe, tongue, nation and people. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Extensive people profiles including photos, maps, text, statistics and links. </li></ul><ul><li>Gathering and tracking progress of the Church for every people group primarily by tracking the percent of Christ-followers. </li></ul>How do you highlight the unreached? Tujia of China: 7.3 million, Animist, unreached
    9. 9. How is this information shared? <ul><li>Exposes nearly 4,500 people per day to the challenge of unreached peoples and the unfinished task of the Great Commission. </li></ul><ul><li>Over 5.1 million page-views and 16,000 data downloads in last twelve months. </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous data perspectives, unreached peoples materials and download capabilities. </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive linking to online ministry tools, profiles and web audio / video recordings. </li></ul>www.joshuaproject.net Kashmiri of India: 6.1 million, Muslim, unreached
    10. 10. What is Joshua Project? Burmese of Myanmar: 28.7 million, Buddhist, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to bring increased definition to the unfinished task of the Great Commission … </li></ul><ul><li>by highlighting the ethnic people groups of the world that have the least Christian presence … </li></ul><ul><li>in order to catalyze pioneer church-planting movements in their midst … </li></ul><ul><li>to the end that there will be worshipers before the Lord’s throne from every tribe, tongue, nation and people. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Who does Joshua Project impact? <ul><li>Global mission agencies and organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Local churches and whole denominations </li></ul><ul><li>National church-planting movements </li></ul><ul><li>Prayer movements </li></ul><ul><li>Bible Colleges and Seminaries </li></ul>Rajput of India: 39.2 million, Hindu, unreached
    12. 12. What is Joshua Project? Sonar of India: 6.9 million, Hindu, unreached <ul><li>An unreached peoples research initiative … </li></ul><ul><li>seeking to bring increased definition to the unfinished task of the Great Commission … </li></ul><ul><li>by highlighting the ethnic people groups of the world that have the least Christian presence … </li></ul><ul><li>in order to stimulate pioneer church-planting movements in their midst … </li></ul><ul><li>to the end that there will be worshipers before the Lord’s throne from every tribe, tongue, nation and people. </li></ul>
    13. 13. What is the ultimate goal? “ And this gospel of the Kingdom shall be preached in the whole world as a witness to all the nations and then the end shall come.” Matthew 24:14 The King will not come until the job is done. “ You were slain, and purchased for God with Your blood men from every tribe and tongue and people and nation” Revelation 5:9 There will be worshippers from every people group. Moroccan Arab of Morocco: 14.5 million, Muslim, unreached
    14. 14. Joshua Project Bringing Definition to the Unfinished Task

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