• The South is home to 88 million people of diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds.

• The Hispanic population of Georgia and Tennessee has doubled in the last 10 years.

• Though church attendance in the “Bible belt” is higher than the national average, a large percentage of church-goers are not born again.

• Florida is home to 1.35 million Cuban-Americans and more than 300,000 Haitian immigrants.

• Missionary teams are needed in the South for multi-cultural church plants and university campus ministries.

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There has been tremendous growth in the already large population centers of the South. Notice the vital “mega regions” in the map below.