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Komodo in Indonesia


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
1,900 Komodo Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No No   

Komodo in Indonesia

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Introduction / History
Wikipedia describes the Komodo people as "extinct" because their language is all but dead.

Where are they located?
If they even exist any more, the Komodo people live on the Komodo Island in Indonesia.

What are their lives like?
The Komodo Dragon is better known than the people they share an island with.

What are their beliefs?
The Komodo people are Sunni Muslims who believe the prophesies of Mohammed and agree to the basic tenets of Islam. However, as people living in rural Indonesia, they tend to add pre-Islamic beliefs to their form of Islam. They fear the spirit world, for example.

What are their needs?
The Komodo people need to put their trust in Jesus Christ so they can be freed from fear. They need to allow Him to give them life to the full.

Prayer Points
Pray for the Lord to raise up a strong disciple making movement to saturate the hearts and minds of the Komodo people of Indonesia.
Pray for God's blessing, strengthening and healing of Komodo families and communities through the abundant life Jesus offers to all who call on His name.
Pray for God's blessing on the leaders of the Komodo people, along with their families, and for their communities to welcome and enjoy God's blessing.
Pray for the Lord to multiply the reception and influence of His Word among the Komodo people, leading them to love Him with their whole being.
* Pray for translation of the Bible to begin in this people group's primary language.
* Pray for the availability of the Jesus Film in the primary language of this people.
* Pray for Gospel messages to become available in audio format for this people group.


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Country: Indonesia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:28 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Nusa Tenggara Timur Province, Manggarai Barat regency, Komodo island.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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Country Map:Political map
Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Komodo
People Name General: Komodo
ROP3 Code: 105157
Joshua Project People ID: 12768
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 1,900
Population all Countries: 1,900
Least-Reached: Yes
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor
People Name General: Komodo
Ethnic Code: MSY44t
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Komodo (1,900 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): kvh    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
Engagement Status:Unengaged (per Finishing the Task)
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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
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Komodo in Indonesia

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Flores-Sumba-Alor     Asia, Southeast    
      Komodo Indonesia    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Komodo in Indonesia          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Komodo  
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