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Berber, Warain in Morocco

Berber, Warain

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
309,000 Tamazight, Central Atlas Islam 0.01 % 0.00 % Not available   

Berber, Warain in Morocco

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Summary
The name Berber comes from an Arabic name for the aboriginal people west and south of Egypt. Contrary to the romantic, popular image that portrays Berbers as nomadic people who cross the desert on camels, their main activity is sedentary agriculture. Nowadays, besides the traditional means of living, there is a new element which is part of the economy of Berber families, namely income from the large number of immigrants in Europe, especially in France.

Ministry Obstacles
Morocco is closed to Christian missionaries. Creative approaches to ministering to the Berbers are required.

Outreach Ideas
Gospel radio and recordings, and the Jesus film are available in the language of the Berbers. Literature and Scripture are often made available on the docks of southern Europe as these people who work in Europe go home for holidays.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are few if any believers among the Warain Berbers at present, but pray for those who will become believers. Pray that Christ may dwell in their hearts through faith.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray that the Berbers, mainly Christian before the 7th century, will once again know and follow Christ the Savior.

Scripture Focus
"The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord, and of His Christ; and He will reign forever and ever." Revelation 11:15

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Country: Morocco
Continent: Africa
Region: Middle East and North Africa
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Widespread, especially Middle and east High Atlas Mountains, adjacent valleys to Taza, Rabat area; 1,200,000 in rural areas between Taza, Khemisset, Azilal, Errachidia; 100,000 outside the language area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Berber, Warain
People Name General: Berber, Warain
Alternate People Names:
Warain Berber
ROP3 Code: 101278
Joshua Project People ID: 10805
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 309,000
Population all Countries: 309,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Berber-Shilha
People Name General: Berber, Warain
Ethnic Code: CMT32b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Tamazight, Central Atlas (309,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tzm    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: 0.00 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.99 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent11.00 %
Protestant11.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic78.00 %
 
(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: 1919-1981
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Portions, NT
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Tamazight, Central A ...
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
 
 
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Berber, Warain in Morocco

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