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Miana in India

Miana

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
73,000 Gujarati Islam 0.00 % 0.00 %   

Miana in India

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Summary
The Miana mostly subsist on agriculture and fishing while the landless depend on wage-labor. Some are marginal farmers. They have their own traditional council and the headman or mukhi presides over it. Traditionally, they accept both cooked and uncooked food from all Muslims but not from the scheduled castes, Bhangi and Chamar. They maintain cordial relations with the Bania, Lohana and other Hindu communities living in the region. Only sons inherit property among them.

Ministry Obstacles
The people of the Miana community may not fully understand who Jesus is, and possibly may not have known disciples of Christ who follow him with a whole heart. Pray for understanding. Pray for committed disciples of Christ to visit the Miana community.

Outreach Ideas
Christians can bring the good news of Jesus to the Miana community by using stories from Scripture, and also use Gospel recordings and films. Much prayer is needed to prepare hearts.

Pray for the followers of Christ
There may be no followers of Jesus among the Miana community today, but pray for the many that will soon come to Christ. Pray that Christ may dwell in their hearts through faith. Pray they will find each other, and fellowship faithfully together.

Pray for the entire people group
Pray for the Miana community to be able to provide adequately for their families, and for employment opportunities. Pray they will have schools available for their children, and will make schooling a priority.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2018-10-05
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Country: India
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:10 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:73,000
Largest States:
Gujarat (72,000)Rajasthan (600)
Maharashtra (100)Uttar Pradesh (100)
Madhya Pradesh (60)
Total States on file:5
   
 
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  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Miana
People Name General: Miana
Alternate People Names:
MiaMian
Miyanaमियाना
ROP3 Code: 112979
Joshua Project People ID: 17555
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 73,000
Population all Countries: 73,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Other
People Name General: Miana
Ethnic Code: CNN25p
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
   
 
Language
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Primary Language: Gujarati (53,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): guj    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Kacchi (11,000)Urdu (6,900)
Marwari (500)
Total Languages: 4
   
 
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
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: 1809-1965
New Testament:
1820-1985Audio
Complete Bible: 1823-2005
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 RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsOnline New Testament (FCBH)
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / VideoCreation to Christ
Film / VideoFollowing Jesus (India, JF Project)
Film / VideoGod's Story Video
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Gujarati
Film / VideoMagdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / VideoStory of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
GeneralBible Visuals
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGod's Simple Plan
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Mobile AppDownload Bible from Google Play Store
Text / Printed MatterBible
Text / Printed MatterBible: ગુજરાતી - Gujarati
Text / Printed MatterBibles, Bible League
Text / Printed MatterFather's Love Letter
Text / Printed MatterOneHope resources for children and youth
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible (Bibles India)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
 
 
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Miana in India

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