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The 10/40 Window is the epicenter of the world’s spiritual darkness. This region of the world—spanning North Africa, the Middle East, and most of Asia—is where the majority of unreached people groups live. They are concentrated here for multiple reasons, including spiritual strongholds, governmental barriers, and developmental hurdles.

Geography also plays a role in slowing the advance of the gospel in the 10/40 Window. Some villages are simply not accessible by vehicle. Still, that has not stopped God from shining His light among the unreached.

In South Asia, near the heart of the 10/40 Window, one man heard the gospel and placed his faith in Jesus despite living in an unengaged unreached people group. When Kavi became a believer, he wanted nothing more than to tell others about Jesus—especially those who had never heard the gospel. Committed to this calling, Kavi would travel to places where taxis and buses couldn’t go. That meant walking up to 35 miles at times.

As Kavi shared the gospel in unreached villages, a movement began to form. He raised up more than 50 local leaders and planted more than 100 churches in his first four years of knowing Jesus.

Though the Lord was blessing Kavi’s work in various unreached areas, God was calling him to a new place—back to his own people group. Last year, Kavi began sharing his testimony and Jesus’ story among his own people. By God’s grace, there are now two churches in Kavi’s people group.

Kavi’s story shows how the gospel is bringing people out of darkness and into God’s marvelous light in the 10/40 Window.

Names have been changed for security purposes.


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