“Around the globe, 232 million people live as immigrants. The United States alone hosts the largest amount of immigrants compared to other countries, with 45.8 million migrants living here.
That’s why one of the major themes of the 2014 Missio Nexus conference, held this September in Atlanta, Ga., addressed the trend of diaspora around the world. The concept of diaspora—originating with the Jews leaving Israel for homes across the world—refers to migrants who live somewhere foreign, but still retain a desire for their homeland.
The effectiveness of reaching people groups in diaspora with the Gospel comes with its own challenges and advantages. Among the speakers addressing these issues were Jenny Yang, Vice President of Advocacy and Policy, and Leith Anderson, president of the National Association of Evangelicals.” READ MORE