Bud Houston, a Hub Leader for Global Gates, shares his passion to reach unreached people who are living in cities in Canada and the USA. He offers four action steps, a starting point for urban churches and organizations to get involved. He is also the Director of Research for UPG North America and host of the Let’s Talk Diaspora Podcast.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:
- About the two basic types of people who migrate to the USA and Canada
- About the resources available at UPG North America for churches and organizations
- Four tips for urban churches to start engaging unreached people groups locally
ABOUT THE GUEST:
Bud is the husband of Jessica and father of 5. He serves in Dallas – Fort Worth, engaging the unreached diaspora as Global Gates Hub Leader.
SCRIPTURE RELATED TO EPISODE:
00:34 – Topic: Unreached People Groups and Diaspora Populations
01:21 – Bud Houston Family and Testimony
02:46 – Bud’s Call to Close Culture and Same Culture Missions
04:36 – What is an Unreached People Group – UPG?
05:41 – People Groups Self-Defined
06:57 – Defining Unreached
07:46 – What Does Diaspora Mean?
09:06 – Challenges of Two Different Types of Diaspora Populations
09:29 – 1. People Pushed from Home
10:34 – 2. People Drawn to a New Home
11:06 – International Students
11:25 – Professionals
12:01 – Answering the Prayers of Lost People
12:40 – UPG North America Supporting Churches and Organizations
14:00 – Really Seeing UPGs in North American
14:23 – Mobilizing Prayer with Virtual Prayer Walks
15:12 – Prayer Walking In Person
16:08 – Multi-Lingual, Multi Media Resources
17:24 – Let’s Talk Diaspora Podcast — Vision and Strategy
19:38 – Tips for Urban Churches to Reach out to Local UPG’s
20:09 – God Acting On Purpose and for Purpose
22:19 – Finding God at Work in Your City
22:37 – 1. Who’s in Your City?
22:47 – 2. Pray
23:05 – 3. Mobilizing Prayer
23:26 – 4. Finding Places and Points of Engagement
25:48 – Contacting Bud Houston
26:22 – Joke: Baseball in the Kitchen
DID YOU APPRECIATE THIS PODCAST?
Checkout previous episodes, leave a review, drop us a note or support the mission here: oururbanvoices.com