The Tibetan people of the Himalayas are still one of the least reached areas in the 10x40 window that need pioneer workers. Many various ethnicities are scattered throughout the remote regions and speak various dialects. Many are illiterate, while some don’t even have a written language!
While the governments are a distinct barrier with limitations with strict regulations for the propagation of the Gospel, it is the Buddhist religion that keeps the hearts in captivity blinded by traditions and superstitions. Effective bridges must be built from their worldview to clearly communicate the Gospel before indigenous church planting can take place.
However, there are some known believers trying to survive among the these groups. Many are illiterate and have a limited knowledge of the Bible, making them easy prey for false teachers. There is a great need to provide adequate doctrinal training for those who are not able to come to the city for formal education.