The 31 are the largest and most influential Frontier People Groups, each with population ranging from nearly 10 million up to 150 million. One tenth of mankind—half the population of all FPGs, live in "the 31".
I urge you, first of all, to pray for all people. Ask God to help them; intercede on their behalf, and give thanks for them. (1 Tim 2:1)
What remains unfinished in God’s Global Purpose?
Much has been done and is being done to complete the Great Commission—but little among Frontier People Groups.
This six minute video overview provides essential background for prayer, partnerships, and strategy.
From one person God made all peoples … . He decided when and where every nation would be … so they would seek Him and perhaps reach out for Him and find Him …. (Acts 17:26–27)
We pray... because God answers prayer!
Throughout history, the effectiveness of mission efforts has been tied directly to informed prayer. And as prayer for Unreached People Groups (UPGs) has increased since the late 1970’s, so have Jesus movements among UPGs. Today researchers are tracking 70 million new disciples in more than 700 Acts-like Jesus movements…
I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me because of their message. I pray they may all be one. (Jn 17:20-21)
When prayer network leaders learned that half the population of all Frontier People Groups,
live in just the largest 31 groups, they sensed the Lord saying:
31 IS A GOOD NUMBER FOR A PRAYER GUIDE
Through collaboration this first edition was on it’s way to the printer just 40 days after the prayer guide was first conceived. This newest edition is the fruit of collaboration among these ministries: