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What is the 10/40 Window?

10/40 Window

The 10/40 Window is a rectangular area of North Africa, the Middle East and Asia between 10 degrees north and 40 degrees north latitude.  This area is often called “The Resistant Belt” and includes the majority of the world’s Muslims, Hindus, and Buddhists.  Most of the people living in this region are still waiting to hear the gospel for the first time.

2,000 years ago Jesus gave us a commission and said,
“Go therefore, and make disciples of all the nations.”

Understanding The Great Commission Today

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Of the World's population lives in the 10/40 Window

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Of Muslims, Hindus, & Buddists do not personally know a Christian

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Of all missionaries worldwide are working among the most unreached

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Of America's total missions donations are going to the 10/40 window

Helpful Links

These links will help you understand what remains to complete the Great Commission.

2016 Map of the Unreached

Updated 2016 World Map of the Unreached. This map shows the progress of the Gospel among the mosaic of ethnic people groups around the world.

Joshua Project

A complete study of the people groups that still need the Gospel with resources & downloads of articles, maps, power points, and prayer guides.

Countdown Facts from USCWM

What Is Left To Do? An updated chart from the U. S. Center for World Missions.

William Carrey Library

The William Carey Library provides missions resources like: Books, DVDs, & PDF articles

3.5 Billion Without Hope – Tears of the Saints

A great short 6min video about the unreached of the world.

Cultural Training Book Recommendations

A list of helpful books for short-term and long-term missionaries.