Be salt and light to those who have either Buddhist worldviews, or are devoted followers of Buddhism. Most of them are in East Asia.
Diaspora / International StudentsWaves of migration have scattered 85 million East Asians across the world. East Asia and the Pacific are the largest sources of international students. Seize opportunities to share Christ with them in your home country.
Love our Muslim neighbours as ourselves. Reach out to 260 million of these friends in the East Asian backyard, and beyond.
Be a gospel witness to those in regular, secular jobs, challenging and equipping them to follow Christ in the workplace.
Young Adults and StudentsBefriend young adults and tertiary students, journey with them as they make the transition into adulthood and nurture them into life-long disciples of Christ.
Children and Youth
Serve in a Sunday School or youth group. Minister to children with special needs or teach Third Culture Kids. The opportunities to care and point the next generation to Christ are aplenty.
Animism is a complex belief system where everything that a person is, does and interacts with is interpenetrated with the spiritual. Help people influenced by animism to know the truth that lead to true freedom in Christ.
Followers of Chinese Traditional ReligionsMany East Asians practice a complex, syncretistic blend of Buddhism with traditional folk beliefs steeped in Taoism, Ancestor Worship and Confucianism.
Spiritual and physical transformation found in the love of Christ is especially needed even amongst these least reached who live on and below the poverty line.
ElderlyOften neglected and forgotten, the elderly urgently need to experience the love of Christ in their twilight years.
Ministry in the urban setting includes more than reaching the upwardly mobile urbanites. It also needs to serve the neglected, marginalised urban poor.
The Manobo of the Philippines. The Naxi of China. The Wa of Myanmar. The Jorai of Cambodia. These are just some of the unreached tribal people groups of East Asia.
Residents in rural areas are often trapped in the poverty cycle. They have little opportunity for education, poor access to healthcare and livelihoods that are dependent on the harvest of their cash crops.