Unknown Nations Podcast

Unknown Nations Podcast

Journey with Greg Kelley, a visionary author, and the driving force behind Unknown Nations, as we explore reaching the nations where Jesus is unknown. Immerse yourself in compelling stories, profound Bible teachings, and thought-provoking conversations that will redefine your perspective on global missions.

Episodes

May 20, 2024 31 mins

Join our CEO Greg Kelley on the ground in Lahore, Pakistan. In this special field episode, Greg brings you the reality of life in one of the world's most populated Muslim countries. This episode explores the stark contrasts within Pakistan’s subcultures, focusing on the harsh conditions of brick kilns and slum communities. Discover the heartbreaking realities of those trapped in slavery for generations and how the gospel is transfo...

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Join Greg Kelley in this Bible Teaching episode as he examines "What is a Church" through a biblical lens. Drawing insights from Acts chapter 2:42-47, explore the four key ingredients that make up the early church. Greg draws insightful comparisons between the church in the US and in spiritually antagonistic regions, shedding light on the resilience and struggles of believers across the globe in areas like Nigeria, Pakistan, and In...

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Explore mission strategy with Greg Kelley and Dr. Mark on the Unknown Nations Podcast. This episode shares behind the scenes details of distributing audio Bibles and accessing communities with the gospel message. Hear Greg's moving account of a miraculous healing in the Brick Kilns and the formation of impactful listening groups. Dr. Mark offers perspectives from scientific studies on healing and sheds light on the challenges faced...

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Back from the field, Greg Kelley is joined by Hope Loomis, Chief Development Officer, to recount their recent trip to Pakistan. From the bustling chaos of Ramadan to confronting the stark realities of slum life and engaging with witch doctors, they emphasize the importance of gospel access and humanitarian aid. Join them on this journey as they share the profound impact of serving others in Jesus' name by addressing both their phys...

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Join Greg Kelley in his latest Bible Teaching episode as he offers insightful perspectives on humanitarian projects through a biblical lens. Step by step, Greg walks through the famous story of Jesus and the woman at a well. He also explores the connection between physical persecution and matters of the heart through the lens of active war zones. Diving into Matthew 13 and the parable of the sower, Greg emphasizes the crucial role ...

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Join our CEO Greg Kelley in a special field episode as he travels to Pakistan, bringing you firsthand insights into Ramadan. Joined by our local indigenous leader, Greg explores the significance of Ramadan, provides a unique perspective on daily life in Pakistan during this sacred month, and discusses our response as believers. Tune in to this engaging conversation for valuable insights into Islamic culture and a deeper understandi...

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Tune in to the Unknown Nations Podcast with Greg and Dr. Mark as they unpack the dynamic relationship between gospel proclamation and demonstration through humanitarian projects. This episode highlights how initiatives like clean water projects, medical aid, and emergency relief play a significant role in spreading the gospel. Don't miss the compelling field testimonies, sharing firsthand experiences that illustrate how serving as ...

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We are honored to welcome Charles Cibene, the CEO of MegaVoice, as our special guest on the Unknown Nations Podcast. Since 2005, Charles has been a longtime friend and partner through manufacturing our Treasure audio Bibles. Discover the story behind MegaVoice's innovative technology, crafted to bridge the gaps of orality and provide access to the Word of God. Together, Greg and Charles dive into the power of strategic Kingdom part...

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No matter how dark and desolate the world may seem, there's always hope. In this episode, Greg Kelley sits down with Randy, a dear friend and ministry partner, to discuss sharing the gospel in some of the most difficult places on planet Earth. Learn more about Randy's story and the amazing ways God is at work, bringing light to the darkness. You will be inspired by hearing their conversation!

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In this Bible Teaching episode, Greg dives into the powerful impact of simply hearing God's Word. Drawing from Romans 10:17, Isaiah 55:11, and Hebrews 4:12, Greg unpacks how the Word of God has the power to genuinely transform lives. Plus, don't miss a captivating story from the field! Tune in as Greg shares the testimony of two robbers attempting to steal Treasures, only to encounter a lifesaving message. You won't want to miss th...

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Join Greg and Dr. Mark on the Unknown Nations Podcast as they explore the significance of audio Bibles in spoken-word reliant nations. Dive into the history of the Talking Bible and discover how technology is making an impact comparable to the Gutenberg Printing Press. From the translation process to the importance of mobilizing the distribution of the Word of God, this episode sheds light on the power of audio Bibles when sharing ...

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Join Greg as he introduces Jerry Smith, the International Training Director of Unknown Nations. Together, they reflect on their shared field experiences and dive into Jerry's journey from a field missionary to his current role of mobilizing and training indigenous leaders. Discover how mission strategies have changed and the unique roles for expat missionaries. Don't miss Jerry's heartfelt prayer for listeners. Tune in and be inspi...

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Join Greg in this field episode as he visits Indonesia. Greg sits down with one of Unknown Nations' indigenous leaders to discuss ministry in the world's largest Muslim-majority country. From the influence of Hinduism in Bali to engaging with the Muslim community, Greg and his guest dive into the challenges facing new believers when they accept Christ as well as the importance of raising up leaders. Tune in to learn more about how ...

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Have you ever wondered how Unknown Nations meets their partners? Find out in the latest episode of the Unknown Nations Podcast, where Greg returns with a deep dive into Acts 8. Discover how God intersects lives and mobilizes the body of Christ to fulfill the Great Commission. Greg sheds light on the inspiring story of missionary A.W. Milne and delves into the strategic utilization of our own lives, drawing from powerful passages li...

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Join Greg Kelley and Dr. Mark Young as they take a deep dive into the topic of indigenous partnerships on the Unknown Nations Podcast. Gain valuable insights into the global shift of Christianity, the impact of cultural differences, and the strategic approach to collaborating with same-culture missionaries. In this episode, Greg unpacks striking examples, addressing issues of dependency and offers insights on creating sustainable p...

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Hope is back on the Unknown Nations Podcast, joining forces with Greg to tackle the question: What should the body of Christ be doing to reach the nations? Prepare for a surprising answer as they share insights on being a kingdom-focused Christian and discover the strategy required to reclaim ground from the enemy. Tune in now and be part of the conversation!

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In this episode, Greg is on the field in the Philippines talking with one of our indigenous leaders, Pastor Alex. Join the conversation, as the guys share about life and ministry in the Philippines. You’ll hear about threats to the gospel by radical groups, compelling testimonies, and Alex’s passion for multiplication and discipleship through his training center. Listen and be encouraged!

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Introducing a new voice on the Unknown Nations podcast—Hope Loomis, Chief Development Officer at Unknown Nations. In this episode, Greg and Hope shed light on the critical need to educate the body of Christ locally on the nations where Jesus is still unknown. Hear from their own personal experiences and their genuine burden to make an impactful difference. This episode paves the way for the next, where we'll explore practical steps...

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This is the second episode of our two-part series on barriers to the gospel with Greg Kelley and Dr. Mark Young. In this segment, the focus shifts to spiritual and political barriers. Greg shares sobering stories of vigilante justice from recent mob attacks in India and Pakistan, offering a stark view of the challenges believers face. Dive into the conversation as the guys explore persecution within the family, life for Christians ...

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In Episode 3 of the Unknown Nations podcast, Greg Kelley and Dr. Mark Young launch into a compelling two-part series, dissecting barriers to the gospel. Join the guys as they dive deep into the first part, exploring the harsh realities of physical barriers—war, climate, natural disasters, remote locations, and cultural obstacles. Tune in for valuable insights into the challenges faced by those living in darkness and the profound im...

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