Reaching the Unengaged

This Month's Articles

Rick Wood Editorial

Editorial

The God-Given Right 
to “Access”

They are some of the most eloquent and profound words ever put to paper. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable...

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Tags: access, declaration of independence, gospel, right

Reaching the Unengaged Feature

Reaching the Unengaged

It's Time to Act

I was in a small Karamoja village in northern Uganda. One hundred and eighty thousand people had died of starvation the year before. On the outskirts of the village was a pile of human skulls that...

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Tags: engage, reach, task, unengaged, unreached

Cultivating a Passion for All Peoples Feature

Cultivating a Passion for All Peoples

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the “Peace Child” story—my parents’ 14-year adventure of obedience among the Sawi people of Papua, a journey that culminated in the dramatic breakthrough of...

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Tags: buddhist, hindu, muslim, peace child, unengaged

The Most Abominable “Word” Feature

The Most Abominable “Word”

The term “unengaged” is the most offensive in missionary terminology. It is a blatant acknowledgement of the missionary community’s refusal to fulfill the minimal apostolic prerequisite of being...

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Tags: buddhist, hindu, muslim, restructure, unengaged

Disciple-Making Movements Among Unreached Muslims Feature

Disciple-Making Movements Among Unreached Muslims

I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the increase. So then neither he who plants is anything, nor he who waters, but God who gives the increase. —1 Corinthians 3:6-7 (NKJV)

One of Cityteam’s...

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Tags: cityteam, disciple-making movements, muslims, unreached

Effective Engagement After 6 Years Feature

Effective Engagement After 6 Years

In the spring of 2006 I was asked to identify and create strategic initiatives that would lead our mission and its partners to “engage all Muslim peoples with a population over 100,000 by 2012.” As...

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Tags: engagement, muslims, strategic, unengaged, unreached

Engaged Unreached People Groups Feature

Engaged Unreached People Groups

A Call for Reaching the Under-Engaged

In recent years, a great deal of attention, energy and resources have been dedicated to engaging unengaged unreached people groups (UUPGs). Certainly, joining hands to engage the unengaged is a...

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Tags: engaged, reaching, task, unengaged, unreached

Organizational Reset Feature

Organizational Reset

Agencies Prioritizing to Reach the Unengaged

An Interview with Brent Preston, TEAM; D. Ray Davis, IMB; Bob Blincoe, Frontiers; Fred Ely, SIM

Editor’s Note: Recently leaders from four mission agencies shared with Mission Frontiers the...

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Tags: frontiers, imb, sim, team, unengaged

What’s Getting in the Way? Feature

What’s Getting in the Way?

The Five Greatest Roadblocks to Engagement

The world is a big, complicated place. The Muslim world is a 1.5+ billion person segment of that world with significant Muslim populations stretching from West Africa to the southern Philippines....

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Tags: engage, laborers, roadblocks, strategy, unengaged

The Voices of Practitioners Feature

The Voices of Practitioners

The Ears of Mission Exectutives

At the beginning of the new millennium Rick Love and other young leaders reflected on the Apostle John’s vision of the Lamb who with his blood “purchased for God persons from every tribe and...

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Tags: a fruitful practices, consultation, global trends, muslims, unengaged

From Conflict 
To People Group Focus Feature

From Conflict 
To People Group Focus

A Brief History of How the Church has Related to Muslims up to Recent Times

When an obscure Arab citizen of Mecca claimed to have met a spirit-being in the year 610 CE, the world could never have imagined that this man, under the influence of that spirit, would birth a...

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Tags: conflict, history, muslims, people groups

Affinity Blocs Other

Affinity Blocs

Spotlights for January and February 2013

Spotlight for January 2013

Peoples of the Horn of Africa

With Emphasis on the Cushitic Family 

 

Approximately 150 people groups inhabit the Horn of Africa, a region including Djibouti,...

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Tags: cushitic, discipel-making movement, fulani, horn of africa, sub-saharan africa

Greg H. Parsons Further Reflections

Further Reflections

Lasting Impact Comes in the Simplest Way

I’ve heard a lot of people share their vision during my 30 years on staff at the USCWM. Naturally, they believe it is God’s vision—and it sometimes is pitched as God’s vision for the USCWM or for...

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Tags: barna, impact, lasting, results, spiritual health