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Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken in Canada

Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
77,000 Arabic, Gulf Spoken Islam 1.90 % 0.80 % No   

Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken in Canada

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Summary
Most of the Arabs in Canada are college students. They come to Canada to receive a good education in medicine and other high level studies. Their numbers are increasing, and Canadians are also beginning to attend universities in Arab countries. In addition to studying, they like to celebrate their own holidays. For example, Kuwaiti Arabs celebrate National Day, held on February 25-26. This is Kuwait's independence day, and some of them celebrate by building snowmen, something which they cannot do in hot, dry Kuwait.

Ministry Obstacles
There are two main obstacles to Arabs in Canada hearing and responding to the gospel. First of all, they identify with Islam as their heart religion, even if they don't practice it. Islam is a key part of their identity. Secondly, Arabs in Canada have large amounts of money, a situation which makes it hard for them to accept new ideas.

Outreach Ideas
Pray the Lord will start a movement of Arab families experiencing God's blessings. Canadian believers can join Arabs in their celebrations, and offer them the JESUS Film and other appropriate materials. Canadian believers can probably share gospel materials with Arabs they meet while traveling to Gulf countries, so long as they do it discreetly.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There are a couple of Arab believers in Canada. Pray that they will become stronger in their faith and in the fruit of the Holy Spirit so they can be prepared to give an answer when Muslims question them.

Pray for the entire people group
* Pray that despite their wealth and relatively easy life that Arabs will knock, seek, and find the Savior.
* Pray for strong friendships to develop between Muslims and Canadian believers that will lead to opportunities to share Christ.
* Pray that Muslims will use the freedom of Canada to find out about Jesus.

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Country: Canada
Continent: North America
Region: America, North and Caribbean
10/40 Window: No
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken
People Name General: Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken
Alternate People Names:
Al-HasaaArab
Arab, Gulf Arabic SpeakingBahraini Arab
EmirianGulf Arab
Gulf Arabic SpeakingGulf Arabs
Gulf SpeakingIranian Arab
Saudi Arab
ROP3 Code: 100427
Joshua Project People ID: 10376
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 77,000
Population all Countries: 6,385,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
People Cluster: Arab, Arabian
People Name General: Arab, Arabic Gulf Spoken
Ethnic Code: CMT30
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Arabic, Gulf Spoken (77,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): afb    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
BuddhismUnknown 
Christianity1.90 %(Evangelical: 0.80 %)
Ethnic ReligionsUnknown 
HinduismUnknown 
Islam98.10 % 
Non-ReligiousUnknown 
Other / SmallUnknown 
UnknownUnknown 
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: Yes
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
 World Bible Finder
 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsArabic Bibles Online
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsAudio Recordings Resources
Film / VideoGod's Love Story
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Arabic, Gulf Spoken
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
 
 
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