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Sekapan in Malaysia


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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
2,000 Sekapan Ethnic Religions 40.00 % 6.00 % No No   

Sekapan in Malaysia

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Introduction / History
The Sekapan are a small, minority group located in Malaysia.

Where are they located?
They live in the Belaga district of Sarawak in Malaysia.

What are their lives like?
The people make their living hunting, selling jungle products and farming. A few work in the publc sector.

What are their beliefs?
Though some still practice their traditional religion, many have become Christians. From 1920 onward BEM (Borneo Evanglical Mission) did work among them.

What are their needs?
There is a need for the local believers to undertake the support of a pastor.

Prayer Points
* Pray for the gospel to be declared in this region.
* Pray for an improvement in the quality of life for the people.
* 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: Malaysia
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:46 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Sarawak, Kapit Division, Belaga.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Sekapan
People Name General: Sekapan
ROP3 Code: 108797
Joshua Project People ID: 14821
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 2,000
Population all Countries: 2,000
Least-Reached: No
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan
People Name General: Sekapan
Ethnic Code: MSY44z
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Sekapan (2,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): skp    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity40.00 %(Evangelical: 6.00 %)
Ethnic Religions60.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious0.00 % 
Other / Small0.00 % 
Unknown0.00 % 
Christianity Segments:
Anglican0.00 %
Independent0.00 %
Protestant70.00 %
Orthodox0.00 %
Other Christian0.00 %
Roman Catholic30.00 %
(Evangelicals distributed across Christianity segments)
Progress Indicators [5]
Progress Scale[6]   Evangelicals have a modest presence.
Least-Reached: No
GSEC Status:Level 6   Greater than or equal to 10% Evangelical
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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Sekapan in Malaysia

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People Cluster
    Borneo-Kalimantan     Asia, Southeast    
      Sekapan Malaysia    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Sekapan in Malaysia          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Sekapan  
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