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Demonstrates the overwhelming need for missionaries and church planting for both foreign and home missions.


  • 1. World Missions Awareness An Overwhelming Need
  • 2. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. Matthew 9:36 ...and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they be sent? Romans 10:14c, 15a World Population 7 BILLION SOULS + 1.4 Billion Muslims + 1.3 Billion Chinese + 1.2 Billion Indians 3.9 Billion Alone! 100+ people Die Each Minute! 6,000+ people Die Each Hour! 150,000+ people Die Each Day! 1,000,000+ people Die Each Week!
  • 3. China 1.3B India 1.2B U.S. 312M Indonesia 238M Brazil 191M Pakistan 177M Nigeria 158M Bangladesh 151M Russia 143M Japan 128M Mexico 112M Philippines 94M Vietnam 87M Ethiopia 82M Germany 82M Egypt 81M Iran 76M Turkey 74M Thailand 67M Congo 66M France 66M U.K. 62M Italy 61M S. Africa 50M S. Korea 49M Myanmar 48M Spain 46M Columbia 46M Ukraine 46M Tanzania 43M Argentina 40M Kenya 39M Poland 38M Algeria 36M Canada 35M Morocco 32M Uganda 32M Iraq 32M Afghanistan 31M Sudan 31M MUCH WITNESS SOME WITNESS LITTLE WITNESS Top 40 Populations of the 225 Nations
  • 4. Peru 29M Venezuela 29M Nepal 28M Malaysia 28M Uzbekistan 27M Saudi Arabia 27M Ghana 24M N. Korea 24M Syria 24M Taiwan 23M Australia 23M Yemen 22M Romania 21M Madagascar 21M Sri Lanka 21M Mozambique 21M Ivory Coast 20M Cameroon 19M Angola 19M Chile 17M Netherlands 17M Kazakhstan 16M Burkina Faso 16M Niger 16M Malawi 15M Mali 15M Guatemala 14M Ecuador 14M Cambodia 13M Zambia 13M Zimbabwe 13M Senegal 12M Cuba 11M Chad 11M Belgium 11M Greece 11M Portugal 11M Tunisia 11M Czech Rep. 11M Bolivia 10M MUCH WITNESS SOME WITNESS LITTLE WITNESS The Next 40
  • 5. COUNTDOWN Only NINE with a major evangelistic effort. (11%) There are 44 with some evangelistic effort. (55%) There are 27 with little evangelistic effort. (34%) CONCLUSION If CALLED we need to surrender to GO!!! If ALIVE we need to surrender to GIVE!!! HOW SHALL THEY HEAR WITHOUT A PREACHER?
  • 6. Home Missions Awareness The Need Continues
  • 7. Not HALF Obedience, But FULL Obedience ...and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in JERUSALEM, and in all JUDEA, and in SAMARIA, and unto the UTTERMOST PART OF THE EARTH. ACTS 1:8 NOT... Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, Uttermost Part BUT... Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, Uttermost Part
  • 8. There Are Still Multitudes Of Our Countrymen Who Have Not Heard Brethren, my hearts desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved. Romans 10:1 California 1 IBC per 135,000 people New Jersey 1 IBC per 101,000 people New York 1 IBC per 84,000 people Massachusetts 1 IBC per 77,000 people Maryland 1 IBC per 73,000 people There are more IBCs in the small state of Kentucky than there are in Idaho, N.H., Wyoming, Utah, Nevada, Delaware, N.D., S.D., Hawaii, Vermont and R.I. combined!
  • 9. How Home Missions Church Planting Boosts Foreign Missions YEAR CHURCHES STARTED TOTAL SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 500 150 300 450 600 750 900 1,050 1,200 1,350 1,500 8,250 At rate of three new missionaries per church per year
  • 10. CONCLUSION The need continues for New Testament Churches to be planted in the U.S.
  • 11. ASK If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. James 1:5 ACCEP T For to their power, I bear record, yea and beyond their power they were willing of themselves... II Corinthians 8:3 ACT Now therefore perform the doing of it; that as there was a readiness to will, so there may be a performance also out of that which ye have. II Corinthians 8:11 FOLLOW THROUGH