Traditional Missions (since Biblical Times):
Get a pushpin and pick a physical location.
Get passport, buy plane ticket, relocate family, experience culture shock, learn the language, build relationships while you launch your ministry.
But the fact is... the world looks a lot more like this [keep scrolling]
Digital Cultural Shift
The world is undergoing a major digital culture shift, where more and more of people's lives are spent online using digital tools.
If the goal of missions is to meet people where they're at with the gospel, then missionaries should be going to the digital world.
But, reaching the digital world typically requires a different kind of skillset and focus than what we've used in traditional missions.
Because of the internet, "closed countries" is becoming an outdated term.