"God is the Divine Maestro orchestrating the movement of people."

The word "DIASPORA" comes from a Greek verb which means "scattering".  In other words, diaspora means "the movement, migration, settlement or scattering of people away from their indigenous homeland."   More specifically, in North America, DIASPORA PEOPLE comprise immigrants, refugees, and international students.

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Punjabi

Majority Located Where
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 10,000
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC - 4,500
Greensboro-High Point, NC - 3,500
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Cincinnati-Middletown

The Cincinnati-Middletown metro area is a fifteen county metro area located primarily in southern Ohio, with Cincinnati, also known as the Queen City, as its anchor city.After the mid 20th century, Cincinnati saw a significant drop in immigration, and foreign-born population. However, in recent years that trend has started to change. With a new plan set in place to make the city more immigrant friendly, Cincinnati looks to greatly increase their immigrant population. Over the past decade...

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Your CHURCH — regardless of SIZE, RESOURCES, or UNIQUE NEEDS — can play a vital role in taking the gospel to the diaspora people in North America. 

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Adyghe

Migrating from Jordan to the United States, the Adyghe people predominantly reside in Russia. Along with Jordan and Russia, they are also found in Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Israel. They are also known as West Circassian due to their geographic origin being the Russian Federation. The Adyghe who came from Jordan to the United States maintained their ethnic identity due to the fact that the Adyghe language is taught in a Jordanian School for the Jordanian Adyghes. This school, which was established by the Adyghe Jordanians with support...

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Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX metro area encompasses a 12 county area in north Texas and is commonly referred to as DFW, or the Metroplex. DFW is home to over 420 diaspora people groups, many are unreached and unengaged. They arrived as refugees, international students, and those who migrated from their indigenous homeland for a better life and education for their children.

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The IMB Diaspora Coalition is here to help you make disciples among diaspora people right next door in North America.  We offer consultation, coaching, mentoring and training on how to ... (1) Join God's Plan for Diaspora People, (2) Discover and Connect with Diaspora People, (3) Make Disciples among Diaspora People.

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“Who among the nations are your neighbors? What opportunities might you have to have a greater impact for the gospel? What opportunities might your church have to do even more to see the Revelation 7:9 vision fulfilled? How can we be better stewards of that vision when it comes to the nations who we find at our doorsteps?"

Paul Chitwood, IMB-SBC (International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention) President

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"And he made from one man every nation of mankind to live on all the face of the earth, having determined allotted periods and the boundaries of their dwelling place, that they should seek God, and perhaps feel their way toward him and find him."

Acts 17:26-27

"diaspora walk among us"

DIASPORA COALITION VISION

Diaspora people making disciples locally and in their indigenous homeland.

DIASPORA COALITION MISSION

Helping Churches take the Gospel to Diaspora People.

To GET STARTED, click one of three LEARNING Tracts.


EMBRACE

Join God's Plan for Diaspora People.

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ENCOUNTER

Discover and Connect with Diaspora People.

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ENGAGE

Make Disciples of Diaspora People.

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"The foreigner who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the foreigner as yourself."

Leviticus 19:34


People Group Name: Punjabi
Total Population: 304,150
Geographical Affinity: South Asian Peoples
Language: Panjabi - (pan)
Religion: Islam - Sunni
Country of Origin: Pakistan

Majority Located Where

  Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX - 10,000

  Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC - 4,500

  Greensboro-High Point, NC - 3,500

  Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC - 3,500

  Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX - 1,210




 

The Nations in South Carolina

Hear how during the summer of 2020 the South Carolina Baptist Convention utilized students to discover diaspora people in order to develop intentional church planing strategies.

From the USA to Vietnam

Hear the story of how a lady began naturally encountering a people group which led to sharing the gospel and traveling back to the people's homeland.


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"After this I looked, and there before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language, standing before the throne and before the Lamb."
(Revelation 7:9, NIV)
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