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Fula Jalon in United States

Fula Jalon

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
8,100 Pular Islam 0.50 % 0.20 %   

Fula Jalon in United States

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Introduction / History
The Fula Jalon people are from the West African nations of Mali, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Senegal. They are part of the much larger Fulani peoples who are among the largest and most powerful in West Africa.

Where are they located?
Starting around 2000, there has been an increase in the number of African migrants to the United States. They are most likely to live in Texas, New York, California, Maryland, New Jersey, Massachusetts or Virginia.

What are their lives like?
The policy of the United States gives preference to immigrants with money, education, and certain needed skills. That goes for West Africans like the Fula Jalon people.

As a general rule, when West Africans migrate to the US, they form their own ethnic specific neighborhoods. That way they only deal with people from their own language and culture. When their population is big enough, they form their own ethnic group specific mosque.

What are their beliefs?
The Fula Jalon are almost completely Muslim, faithfully believing the teachings of Islam. They believe that Allah is the only god and that Mohammed is his prophet. Most likely they also believe in the spirit world and in ancestral spirits. Those who live in the West are likely to become either more faithful to Muslim teachings (as opposed to animistic beliefs), or become more secularized.

What are their needs?
The Fula Jalon, be they in West Africa or the US, need the opportunity to allow Jesus Christ to transform their lives. They have a much better chance of that happening in the US if believers reach out to them.

Prayer Points
* Ask God to raise up prayer teams who will begin breaking up the soil through worship and intercession.
* Ask the Lord of the harvest to send full-time missionaries to share the gospel with Muslim African peoples in the US.
* Pray that God will give the small number of Fula Jalon believers boldness to share Christ with their own people.
* Ask the Lord to bring forth a triumphant Fula Jalon church for the glory of His name!
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to birth a cascading discipleship movement among the Fula Jalon people for God's glory.

References
https://joshuaproject.net/people_groups/11769/SG
http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/02/14/african-immigrant-population-in-u-s-steadily-climbs/

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Country: United States
Continent: North America
Region: North America and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Fula Jalon
People Name General: Fula Jalon
Alternate People Names:
Fulbe Futa Jalon Futa Dyalon
Futa FulaFuta Jallon
Futa Jalon FulaniFuuta Jalon
Kebu FulaPeul
ROP3 Code: 103072
Joshua Project People ID: 11769
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 8,100
Population all Countries: 6,326,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe
People Name General: Fula Jalon
Ethnic Code: NAB56c
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Language
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Primary Language: Pular (8,100 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): fuf    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.50 %(Evangelical: 0.20 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.50 % 
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
GSEC Status:Level 1   Less than 2% Evangelical. Some evangelical resources available, but no active church planting within past 2 years
 
 
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1929-2011
New Testament:
2011Audio
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Pular
Text / Printed MatterBible: Pular
 
 
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Fula Jalon in United States

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