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About – People International mission agency


The main aim of People International is to recruit, train and send new gospel workers to Central Asia whose 1/2 billion people are the least reached in the world. Workers to evangelise in the places that remain stubbornly unreached, to disciple to enable the church to grow and reach the unreached, and to show Christ’s compassion to meet the very real social and humanitarian needs that exist across Central Asia.


Sending Missionaries

There is still a strategic role for missionaries to stand alongside our brothers and sisters in Central Asia. Evangelism in the places that remain stubbornly unreached, discipleship to enable to the church to grow and reach the unreached, compassion to meet the very real needs that still exist across Central Asia.


Most people in Central Asia have not heard that God himself came to earth to forgive them from their sin, and offer them salvation for eternity. We are committed and passionate about sharing the good news of the gospel with Central Asians through presenting Jesus Christ in a culturally sensitive manner. This involves learning language, reading and re-telling the biblical narrative in a Central Asian mother tongue, and praying that God will reveal himself to these beloved people.


The fastest way to grow the church in Central Asia will be via the slowest route – discipleship. The church in Central Asia is not much more than 30 years old and still suffers from growing pains. Many believers come from broken family backgrounds that you just wouldn’t believe: broken marriages, drugs, alcoholism and prison are sadly all too common. The Bible needs not only to be taught but lived publically as an example and believers gently encouraged.

Church Planting

Many parts of Central Asia have no living, witnessing church. People International’s vision is to see fellowships grow in every community by supporting church planting by nationals or by pioneering ourselves in new areas. In all we do we strive to gather new believers together to study the Bible, worship and encourage one another in styles that are comfortable and fitting within Central Asian culture.

Leadership and Development

Central Asia has a small but vibrant church that is growing in the hostile environment of persecution. Many of its leaders are young in years and faith, and carry great responsibility. We are increasingly involved in supporting the Central Asian church by training leaders to teach from the Bible and develop Biblical leadership patterns, as well as developing areas of pastoral care such as marriage courses and developing Christian character.

Bible Translation

How wonderful to have the Bible open in front of you in your own language and confidence that it has been translated well. You read Galatians and see grace, the Psalms and see poetry. We work with others to translate the Bible into the heart languages of Central Asia. But it doesn’t stop there – next there’s the challenge of putting God’s word into the hands (or phone) of those who want to read it.

Gospel Media

Television, mobile phones and the Internet are as important to Central Asians as they are to the rest of the world, and are a vital means of communicating the gospel and truth, especially in societies where the written word is not so prevalent. As wells as translating and distributing Christian books, music, satellite TV, video and Central Asian Christian internet sites are effective tools to build up the church. Mobile phone technology means scripture can be distributed and read more securely.

Community Projects

We believe God has called us to serve the great practical needs as well the spiritual, and Central Asia despite its rapid change and development over the last two decades nevertheless has many needs that the state is not always able to meet. We carry the biblical mandate to serve the most poor and vulnerable through projects with disabled children, orphans and the elderly, supporting businesses to create employment opportunities as well as digging wells in remote and difficult areas.

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These organisational core values shape the way People International works. Together with our Statement of Faith (what we believe), they describe the heart of who we are and how we live.


God Centered

We are passionate in our love for God and His Word, and we strive for purity of heart towards Him, the world around us, and those we serve.

Love for Muslims

God has put a deep love for Muslim people in our hearts which we express by sharing Christ in biblically and culturally appropriate ways.

Teamwork and Partnering

We strive to serve in teams that are united in strategy and purpose, with team members serving together and dependent upon one another. Where possible we partner with others who share our values and purpose.

Creativity and Flexibility

We encourage original and bold initiatives resulting in diverse, effective, Spirit led ministries.

Church Focused

We serve the Church from all the world by sending members to plant, develop, and equip missional churches that are locally led and resourced.

Care for One Another

We celebrate God’s work in us individually, recognising our human frailties and limitations, forgiving, respecting, and investing in each other in an ethos of grace.

Integrity and Stewardship

We are diligent in using the resources God has entrusted to us, acting with integrity in our dealings with those we serve, our members, donors, partners and governments.

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Principle of Unity

All members of People International are united in our Statement of Faith. These beliefs are held historically by the Church. However, our Statement of Faith does not attempt to describe all beliefs and practices of the Church. PI is composed of people from many cultures and church backgrounds.

We acknowledge our diversity and celebrate the unity in the Body of Christ on many other issues and practices which are clearly based upon the Bible. We are committed to working together in one spirit and relating to one another and our local church partners in an ethos of grace, humility and love. In all things, we endeavour to be kind, sensitive and loving towards each other, seeking unity and peace. By working together we demonstrate practical unity in Christ to the lost and to the Church.

Statement of Faith

The members of People International believe in:

  • The one true God who lives eternally in three persons—the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
  • The love, grace and sovereignty of God in creating, sustaining, ruling, redeeming and judging the world.
  • The divine inspiration and supreme authority of the Old and New Testament Scriptures, which are the written Word of God—fully trustworthy for faith and conduct.
  • The dignity of all people, made male and female in God’s image to love, be holy and care for creation, yet corrupted by sin, which incurs divine wrath and judgment.
  • The incarnation of God’s eternal Son, the Lord Jesus Christ—born of the virgin Mary; truly divine and truly human, yet without sin.
  • The atoning sacrifice of Christ on the cross: dying in our place, paying the price of sin and defeating evil, so reconciling us with God.
  • The bodily resurrection of Christ, the first fruits of our resurrection; his ascension to the Father, and his reign and mediation as the only Savior of the world.
  • The justification of sinners solely by the grace of God through faith in Christ.
  • The ministry of God the Holy Spirit, who leads us to repentance, unites us with Christ through new birth, empowers our discipleship and enables our witness.
  • The Church, the body of Christ both local and universal, the priesthood of all believers—given life by the Spirit and endowed with the Spirit’s gifts to worship God and proclaim the gospel, promoting justice and love.
  • The personal and visible return of Jesus Christ to fulfill the purposes of God, who will raise all people to judgment, bring eternal life to the redeemed and eternal condemnation to the lost, and establish a new heaven and new earth.

(Based on the European Evangelical Alliance statement of faith)

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