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Bedouin, Arosien in Western Sahara

Bedouin, Arosien

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
7,700 Hassaniyya Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % Not available   

Bedouin, Arosien in Western Sahara

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Summary
The Saharan Bedouin have long been nomads, but in recent years have become more settled. Early converts to Islam came from Bedouin tribes, and Sunni Islam is embedded and deeply rooted in Bedouin culture. Prayer is an integral part of Bedouin life. As there are no formal mosques in the desert, they pray where they are, facing the Ka'aba in Mecca. Bedouins are suspicious and alert, not revealing much about their personal background.

Ministry Obstacles
Western Sahara is difficult for outsiders to enter, especially for any kind of Christian ministry. Also, the Bedouin will likely be suspicious of the intentions of workers.

Outreach Ideas
Much sustained prayer is needed to prepare the Bedouin to receive the good news of Christ. Christian radio can penetrate the remote regions of the Sahara, as prayer continues.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are likely no followers of Jesus among the Arosien Bedouin, but pray for those the Lord will soon lead to himself. Pray they will be sent disciplers and teachers to help them grow spiritually.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray the Bedouin will be given a growing desire to find forgiveness for their sin, and will yearn to know a loving God.

Scripture Focus
"For from the rising of the sun, even to its setting, My name will be great among the nations ... says the Lord of hosts." Malachi 1:11

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Global Prayer Digest: 2014-02-04
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Country: Western Sahara
Continent: Africa
Region: Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window: Yes
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Bedouin, Arosien
People Name General: Bedouin, Arosien
Alternate People Names:
ArosienBedouin
ROP3 Code: 100525
Joshua Project People ID: 10435
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 7,700
Population all Countries: 7,700
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Hassaniya
People Name General: Bedouin, Arosien
Ethnic Code: CMT30
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Language
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Primary Language: Hassaniyya (7,700 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mey    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.00 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam100.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic0.00 %
 
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
   
 
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Few evangelicals and few who claim to be Christians. Little, if any, history of Christianity.
Least-Reached: Yes
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOral Bible stories in Hassaniyya
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Hassaniyya
 
 
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Bedouin, Arosien in Western Sahara

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