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find and engage
unreached people groups
right where you live.

Little Rock derives its name from a small rock formation on the south bank of the Arkansas River called la Petite Roche (French: “the little rock”).

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  • Become Aware - Who are these strangers next door?  Where did they come? What language do they speak? Where do these people gather? These are a few questions that answers.
  • Get Involved - Help clarify the picture of unreached people groups in your locale by becoming an editor or moderator.  Challenge your church to pray for and intentionally plant churches among unreached people groups in your locale.
  • Live Missions - Attend a workshop and become equipped in ways for naturally encountering people groups, finding people of peace, dealing with spiritual warfare, making disciples and planting churches among unreached people groups.
Unreached people groups in metro areas a springboard for spreading the gospel to all nations.

Pinpoint Icon Upcoming Workshop

March 7-10, 2016 (McAllen, Texas)

David Platt and NC Baptist on the People Groups in North American.

For more information or to request training email

features People Group Strategic Needs

The following pie charts and graphs reflect real-time current status of people groups in the United States. The three pie charts show the (1) Percent and Number of PGs No Longer Unreached and Unreached PGs in USA, (2) Percent and Number of PGs No Longer Unreached, PGs Engaged Yet Unreached, and PGs Unengaged and Unreached in the USA, (3) Percent and Number of Engaged PGs and Unengaged Unreached PGs in USA.  The bar graphs show the (1) No Longer Unreached People Groups in USA by Largest Population, (2) Engaged Yet Unreached PGs by Largest Population, and (3) Unengaged Unreached People Groups (UUPGs) by Largest Population.  Hover over the charts and graphs to learn more, then click on the Name of the People Group in the pop-up window to view its Profile.

Color Legend for PG Markers:  = No Longer Unreached,  = Engaged Yet Unreached,  = Unengaged and Unreached

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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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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