People-in-Country Profile

People Selector:
Step 1 - Select a Country:   Send us your updates!
Step 2 - Select a People:  

Mesmedje in Chad



Send us a photo of this people.  [1]

Mesmedje in Chad map
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
79,000 Masmaje Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % No No   

Mesmedje in Chad

Profile Text
Submit Profile Text:

Introduction / History
Mesmedje is a place in Chad, a language, and a people group that is part of the larger "Chadic" people group cluster. We know very little about the history of the Mesmedje people.

Where are they located?
The Mesmedje people are only found in Chad, central Africa.

What are their lives like?
They are mostly small farmers, laborers, or nomadic herdsmen.

What are their beliefs?
The Mesmedje people are Muslims, but they are divided into several sects. To complicate things further, they blend their traditional religion with Islam.

Prayer Points
* Pray that they eyes of their hearts will be open to Jesus Christ and His ways.
* Pray for believers to produce skits, plays, songs, and other oral materials to share the gospel with them.
* Pray for the Holy Spirit to draw hundreds of Mesmedje people to His side, and inspire them to begin a disciple making movement throughout Chad.
* Pray for the Lord to reach the Mesmedje people of Chad through dreams and visions.
* 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.

References
http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/GroupDetails.aspx?peid=11415
https://books.google.com/books?id=MdaAdBC-_S4C&pg=PA393&lpg=PA393&dq=Mesmedje+people+of+Chad&source=bl&ots=dObKmHte8R&sig=UCyR-0gDdH8mwnBWoqvaxZbSHtM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjG0o-CpabOAhUO02MKHQouAqQQ6AEIKjAD#v=onepage&q=Mesmedje%20people%20of%20Chad&f=false

View Mesmedje in all countries.

Prayer Links  
PrayerGuard.net
  Submit Update:
Country: Chad
Continent: Africa
Region: Africa, West and Central
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Batha region: Batha Est department, Oum Hadjer subprefecture, southwest of Oum Hadjer, north of Mubi [mub] language area.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
Maps
Submit Map:
Country Map:Political map
Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
 
  Peoples [3]
Submit Update:
People Name in Country: Mesmedje
People Name General: Mesmedje
Alternate People Names:
Masmaje
ROP3 Code: 106566
Joshua Project People ID: 13691
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 79,000
Population all Countries: 79,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan Peoples
People Cluster: Chadic
People Name General: Mesmedje
Ethnic Code: NAB60b
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
Submit Update:
Primary Language: Masmaje (79,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mes    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
Submit Update:
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.01 %(Evangelical: 0.01 %)
Ethnic Religions0.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam99.99 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant0.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian100.00 %
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 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
 
 
Bible Translation Status
Submit Update:
Bible Portions: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
None Reported
 
 
Ministry Activity
Register Ministry Activity:
Networking: Visit LinkingGlobalVoices.org for networking possibilities.
Description: Register your ministry activity among this people group. Contact the Adopt-A-People Clearinghouse and Unleashed for the Unreached to learn about others that might be focused on this people group.
 
Data Notes
Data Sources
 
 

Mesmedje in Chad

Peoples
               
Geographic
Global                 Global
           
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
           
   
People Cluster
       
Region
   
    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
     
People-Group-Across-Countries
   
Country
   
      Mesmedje Chad    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Mesmedje in Chad          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Masmaje  
    Global    
Language
 
    All Religions                              
   
Religion
                             

Direct link:  http://legacy.joshuaproject.net/people-profile.php?peo3=13691&rog3=CD