26 LONG-TERM GOALS 1. TO MAKE THE GOSPEL AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE IN THE MIDDLE EAST NORTH AFRICA MENA especially to those who would never otherwise have the opportunity to hear it and to CHILDREN who are the least reached but most important audience and the main hope for change in tomorrows MENA. There are 150 million children in the MENA region under the age of 16 WOMEN who remain generally isolated from the Gospel and whose potential for influence has always been under-estimated The ILLITERATE whose only source of uncensored information is satellite TV Those in CLOSED HOMES in closed countries who may never even have met a Christian before. 2. TO ENCOURAGE SUPPORT AND EMPOWER THE CHURCH IN ITS LIFE WORK AND WITNESS FOR CHRIST especially in areas of political turmoil and Christian persecution and to be a catalyst for spiritual renewal church growth discipleship and social change in the fast changing MENA region.