Finish Initiative

GO THEREFORE AND MAKE DISCIPLES OF ALL NATIONS, BAPTIZING THEM IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER AND OF THE SON AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, TEACHING THEM TO OBSERVE ALL THAT I HAVE COMMANDED YOU. AND BEHOLD, I AM WITH YOU ALWAYS, TO THE END OF THE AGE.”
MATTHEW 28:19-20
Let’s FINISH the Great Commission by making disciples of every major people group in our state.

FIND PEOPLE GROUPS
  • Map ethnic points of interest
  • Research immigration data on-line
  • Identify places of engagement

IDENTIFY UNREACHED AND UNDER SERVED
  • Determine largest unreached or underserved people groups
  • Pick potential target groups
  • Build relationships with local ethnic associations

NURTURE CHURCH ENGAGEMENT
  • Pray for workers (Luke 10:2)
  • Work with leaders in your Baptist Association
  • Invite other churches to join the process

INITIATE MINISTRY
  • Identify basic needs of the people group
  • Start ministries that share the Gospel
  • Pray for unreached people groups

SUPPORT STARTING CHURCHES
  • Pray for church planters
  • Help sponsor a new church
  • Support a church planter

HELP ETHNIC CHURCHES MULTIPLY & SEND
  • Pray for pastors of ethnic churches
  • Help train church leaders
  • Support ethnic churches to engage all people groups

SOUTH CAROLINA IMMIGRATION FACTS
  • From 2000 – 2010, the immigrant population increased by 88%, while the national rate was 28%.
  • In 2018, there were 256,765 foreign born immigrants in South Carolina.
  • There are 700+ foreign-owned companies in South Carolina, many who employ international workers.
  • 3,000 Vietnamese in the midlands have NO evangelical church.
  • 2,000 Laotians in the upstate have NO evangelical church.
  • 1000s of refugees, business people, and international students are in South Carolina.

MORE WORKERS & CHURCHES ARE NEEDED TO:

  • Pray for unreached people groups in South Carolina
  • Help map points of engagement in communities
  • Volunteer in ministries to reach people groups
  • Sponsor new churches