Persian Muslims of North America
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Persian Muslims of North America

Some have claimed that Persians have the fastest growing church in the world right now. This growth may not necessarily be reflected among Persian Muslims in North America, though. And that growing church could certainly use our prayer as well! Persians represent the second largest population of unreached peoples on our UPG Priority Matrix. There…

Using Technology to Reach the Unreached
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Using Technology to Reach the Unreached

Before the coronavirus pandemic hit, it was normal for Global Gates missionaries in Queens, New York to meet Bengali Muslims in homes, at parks, on the streets, and in restaurants and stores. Now, they are using other avenues to interface with Bengalis not only in New York City but also in Bangladesh and other parts…

Your Next Overseas Mission Trip: DFW
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Your Next Overseas Mission Trip: DFW

The sprawling metropolis of Dallas Fort Worth (DFW)  is more than just a bunch of large trucks, cowboy hats and cheap real estate for Californians. It is also a global gateway city–home to nine significantly unreached people groups. These nine groups from our list comprise nearly 175,000 people. So if you’re looking for a chance…

Your Next Overseas Mission Trip: Vancouver
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Your Next Overseas Mission Trip: Vancouver

We’re all aching for some travel right now. Even just a road trip to another state sounds like a big adventure. Seeing as international travel, especially short-term mission trips may not pick up any time soon, here’s an idea: Canada. That’s right. That giant piece of land just north of the United States can offer…

Pathways Texas Gives Young Family Glimpse of Missionary Life
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Pathways Texas Gives Young Family Glimpse of Missionary Life

Elijah was in a car in a South Asian country when the locals riding with him asked, “Can you tell us a story?” They had already discussed baptism the night before, so Elijah shared the story of “Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch” (Acts 8:26-40). The men Elijah rode with were a former Sufi Muslim leader…

Access the full “Nik Ripken, Muslim Background Believers, and the West” series
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Access the full “Nik Ripken, Muslim Background Believers, and the West” series

Global Gates interviewed missionary Nik Ripken, who is the author of “The Insanity of God.” The contents from the interview were crafted into a multi-part series of articles titled “Nik Ripken, Muslim Background Believers, and the West.” We believe this series is a helpful resource that God can use to equip the American church in…

Nik Ripken, Muslim Background Believers, and the West: “Rooting Muslim Background Believing Families in Christ” (Part Six of Six)
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Nik Ripken, Muslim Background Believers, and the West: “Rooting Muslim Background Believing Families in Christ” (Part Six of Six)

In communist China the government is the primary persecutor of Christians. In Islam, however, the family members of Muslim background believers are the chief persecutors. Author and missionary Nik Ripken said unless we reach the entire family for Jesus, then there is not much hope for a single believer to thrive in that context. “If…