The organization names various Jewish and Hasidic groups in a listing of the most significant unreached people group
communities in Metro NY.
The father had explained their mission in his blog: "The Japanese people are either the largest or second largest unreached people group
on earth .
"The reality is that those in the workplace are often the most unreached people group
in our lives," he said.
Given the opportunity, they often choose to live in capital cities (or in another country), rather than in the midst of their unreached people group
, as did their predecessors.
Because the book's core assumptions are shaped by the Unreached People Group
(UPG) and burgeoning "Diaspora Missiology" perspectives, its data and methodology need to be understood in that light.
Fred Klett of the Presbyterian Church of America, a Gentile missionary among the Jewish people and a church planter, put it this way: The Jewish people are an unreached people group
who need the Good News proclaimed to them, regardless of one's eschatological position.
Therefore for Winter the AD 2000 goal is to plant a church in every unreached people group
, not to guarantee a presentation of the Gospel to every person.
In the church, pastors generally feel that "mission" encompasses outreach to all people groups; missionaries, however, consider that mission is specific to the apostolic function, namely, reaching out with the Gospel where no one has gone before--to unreached people groups
Williams had travelled to Cyprus as part of an evangelical movement called Team Expansion, which aims to "to plant indigenous churches among unreached people groups
It should be said, however, that evangelical missiology has also dealt with many other issues, such as unreached people groups
(reminding the church of the continuing geographical aspect of the great commission), gospel and culture, the role of the Holy Spirit, the character of conversion, the demonic and spiritual conflict in mission, and other issues.
South Korea presently sends 34 percent of its missionaries to unreached people groups
, and many of the missionaries go directly from churches and receive no support from denominational agencies.
Cross-Cultural Church Planting for Probies: Envisioning and Lacilitating Holistic Church Planting among Unreached People Groups
from Preparation to Closure.