The largest population of Syrian Jews is in New York, they desire to be completely American but also completely Syrian.

Our map is the heart of the initiative. Use the filters to narrow your results.

The Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metro, located just east of Los Angeles covering over 27,000 square miles, is referred to as The Inland Empire.

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The following pie charts reflect real-time current status of people groups. Hover over the charts/graphs and click on the pop-up window links to learn more about a specific people group.

PG* (People Group) is the largest group through which the gospel can flow without encountering significant barriers of understanding and acceptance.

UPG* (Unreached People Group) is when the percentage of evangelical Christians in the people group is less than 2 percent.

UUPG* (Unengaged Unreached People Group) is Unreached plus there is no intentional church planting strategy being implemented.

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Brentwood Baptist Church (Brentwood, TN)
August 26-27, 2016

Reaching the Nations in North America is designed to heighten the awareness and focus of Christian leaders upon diaspora missions. Church leaders will be equipped with practical tools for engaging immigrants, refugees and international students with the gospel for disciple-making. The summit will include three main sessions, practical breakout seminars and peer group strategy development.

International Mission Board, North American Mission Board, Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Tennessee Baptist Convention, Southern Baptists of Texas Convention

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  • Hinduism in USA (May 5, 2016 2-3pm CST)  
    Learn how the influx of Hindus is reshaping the United States. See where and how it is subtly influencing American core values, plus learn practical tips for engaging Hindus. Webinar will be led by practitioners who have researched and worked among Hindus for many years.
  • Women Engaging South Asians in North America (May 18, 2016 11-12 Noon CST)  
    Ladies you don't want to miss this!!! Learn practical tips and best practices for engaging South Asian Indians in North America from women practitioners who have years of experience.
  • Using to Mobilize Christians (May 19, 2016 2-3 PM CST)  
    Learn how to use to create awareness and mobilize Christians to engage unreached people groups in North America and your locale.
  • Islam in the USA (June 7, 2016 11-12 Noon CST)  
    Learn how the influx of Islam is reshaping the United States. See where and how it is subtly influencing American core values, plus learn practical tips for engaging Muslims. Webinar will be led by practitioners who have researched and worked among Muslims for many years.

Please Note: Registration is limited, so register quickly!!!

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar or workshop.

For more information or to request training email

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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

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

features Notable Quotes

God is bringing, orchestrating people from this place to that place and how He is bringing so many of those peoples right into our neighborhoods. The reality is God desires all nations, He is moving nations for the sake of His glory and one of the ways He is doing this is bringing the nations to our doorsteps.

by David Platt, IMB President

Our calling is to make Christ known to all the nations. Today, the nations have come to us and we need to be good stewards of the opportunity we’ve been given. is a great way to discover which people groups live near you. Then, it helps you get to know them better and plan ways to share the gospel with them.

by Kevin Ezell, NAMB President

We have better information on an unreached people group living on the backside of the Himalayas than we do on that same unreached people group living in North America. This initiative is one of the most important Kingdom endeavors taking place in the Western world today!

by JD Payne, Church of Brookhills

Our mission calling demands going 12,000 miles but also encountering people groups 12 feet away right here in North America.

by Bryan Galloway, IMB Global Research

What an opportunity we have to share the Good News with the nations right here at home. That doesn't mean we don’t go overseas, but it does mean we shouldn't miss the wonderful opportunities that the Father is giving His church. The nations are literally living next door.

by Terry Sharp, IMB Connecting

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