We have some super exciting news and want to make sure you all hear it from us before any confusion sets in.
The organization we are about to enter into training with has changed their name after 75 years and with great reason! New Tribes Mission has decided to change their name to adapt to a changing world, we truly appreciate the leadership of this organization that want to make sure the Gospel can go out to all people without hindrances and without offending people groups who would refer not to be addressed as ‘tribes’. They also work in some areas where missions are restricted and dropping the word ‘mission’ from the organization’s name would be very helpful.
The new name is Ethnos360
(copied from ethnos360.org/about)
Ethnos is the “nations” that Christ referred to when He commanded His followers to “make disciples of all nations” (Matthew 28:19) and “…that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all the nations…” (Luke 24:47). It’s the word from which we get ethnic, and it means people groups. Ethnos is pronounced with a long ‘o’ sound, as in the word ‘go’.
360 represents the entirety of the globe — all 360 degrees. Our goal is to go wherever in the world is necessary to see a thriving church for every people, not only to focus on one particular type of people group.
360 also represents the full-circle work of a Great Commission ministry. We begin with thriving churches sending believers to an unreached people group, and keep working until there’s a thriving church sending out believers.
You can check out the new introduction video at