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Tring in Malaysia

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
800 Tring Ethnic Religions 4.00 % 2.00 % No No   

Tring in Malaysia

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Introduction / History
Tring is more of a language than an ethnic group. It is spoken by less than 1,000 people in Malaysia.

Where are they located?
Tring speakers live in Sarawak, a state in northern Borneo.

What are their lives like?
Tring speakers live a simple existence. They farm, fish, and hunt for a living.

What are their beliefs?
The primary religion practiced by the Tring speakers is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

What are their needs?
Tring speakers need the opportunity to find ways to flourish in Malaysia's rapidly modernizing economy.

Prayer Points
* Pray for dreams and visions among Tring speaking people that will lead them to seek and find Christ.
* Pray for spiritual openness that will lead to the cross.
* Pray for many to come together to learn of and obey the teachings of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for a powerful disciple making movement among Tring speaking people of Malaysia.
* 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, Lower Tutoh river, Long Terawan village.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
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People Name in Country: Tring
People Name General: Tring
ROP3 Code: 115549
Joshua Project People ID: 19545
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 800
Population all Countries: 800
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
People Cluster: Malay
People Name General: Tring
Ethnic Code: MSY44k
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Tring (800 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): tgq    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity4.00 %(Evangelical: 2.00 %)
Ethnic Religions96.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
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 5   Greater than or equal to 5% 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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Tring in Malaysia

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Malay     Asia, Southeast    
      Tring Malaysia    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Tring in Malaysia          
      Religion Language  
      Ethnic Religions     Tring  
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