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Joshua Project 2000 logo Now available on the AD2000 web site – the updated Joshua Project 2000 Unreached Peoples List. As research has come in, some peoples from the original 1739 have been removed from the current list, others have been added. Now on the web you can see not only the original Joshua Project 2000 list of 1739 peoples, but also the latest, updated list. There’s also a combined list to help you find your favorite people easily. It’s all at


Need a good source for AC power as you tool down the dusty roads of Central Africa? Got a spouse that’ll drive while you labor away on the laptop? :-) Sounds like you need “Tripp Lite,” a 300-watt compact inverter with dual AC plugs. Low-battery alarm in case you start to drain your car battery in excess. Shuts down when unattended. Available at lots of retailers, but also directly, in the USA, via 773-869-1234. Turns DC power into 120V AC. I don’t have a web site but I bet someone will find it on the web.


Carl had trouble accessing the sites mentioned for currency exchanges online. He found to be a lot more dependable.


WebWatch If you’re still searching for search pages, try and see if you don’t find SOMETHING helpful!


 Remember the list of Christian publications that appeared Sept. 11 (“IN THE MOOD FOR A CHRISTIAN BOOK? CHECK HERE!“)? If you’d like to add to that list, check out and for additional Christian publications.


If you’ve got West Africa on your mind, consider the West African Conference, which reportedly is bringing together 500 Christian leaders (from the West African sub-region) to Accra to consider how to use Resources from Africa for missions in Africa and beyond. The conference is scheduled for November 2-6, 1998. For more info., contact Solomon


The “new and improved” CENTRAL ASIAN STUDY CENTER will meet from March 29th to April 30, 1999 in Chicago, IL. Graduate and undergraduate course credit is available for students. Courses will cover, Central Asian History and People Groups, Introduction to Islam, Folk Islam and Sufism, Church Planting Principles for Central Asia, and practical interaction with Muslims. Costs are $350 for tuition, $300 housing, $150 board per person. Group rates are also available. For more information please contact either Dr. Robert Douglas or Dr. Jim Romaine


Got a vision for mobilizing prayer and resources for a specific unreached people group? Register now for Caleb Project’s next Advocate Training Seminar, December 3-5, 1998 in Denver Colorado. Meet with like-minded people to learn more about people-specific advocacy. Learn how to form partnership coalitions and how to help churches adopt a people group. Discover the complexities missionaries face in the 10/40 window. Come away from this time with practical and specific plans! Read all about it at For more info. contact Marti Smith at Caleb Project Advocacy Staff (303) 730-4170


 In the worst floods in their history, 125 million Bengalis have to seek shelter wherever they can–by moving their beds on to bamboo stilts, or by moving to their rooftops, or by fleeing to flood shelters set up in schools and public buildings. Estimates are that three-fourths of the country are under water. Crop loss and epidemics are inescapable. One Baptist relief worker wrote that in addition to the physical suffering, the heartache is eternally compounded when we realize most of those who have died have never had a reasonable chance to believe in Jesus Christ.” However, Aug 1 this year a first “International Consultation on reaching the Bengali People” was held in Calcutta and attended primarily by Indian Christians.
(Source: Baptist Press & AD2000)
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