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Jat Langah in Pakistan

Jat Langah

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Map source: Omid / Joshua Project
Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
60,000 Punjabi, Western Islam 0.00 % 0.00 % No   

Jat Langah in Pakistan

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Some experts believe the Langah Jats are related to the Pashtun people groups who live in Afghanistan. Others believe they came from Arabia. What is known is that in 1445 Saikh Yousaf Qureshi, a powerful Langah leader, took control of Punjab and founded a dynasty that ruled this region until 1460. Today the Langah are no longer politically powerful, but they haven't lost their faith in Allah. All of them are Sunni Muslims.

Ministry Obstacles
Langah Jats are taught at an early age that Islam is the perfect religion and that the Bible is in error. Very few of them have a chance to hear a Christian tell them otherwise.

Outreach Ideas
This people group speaks Western Punjabi, a language with many Christian resources. Perhaps someone can call their attention to gospel recordings, the JESUS Film, and radio broadcasts that they can access via the Internet in the privacy of their own homes.

Pray for the followers of Christ
They are 100 percent Muslim, with no known followers of Christ.

Pray for the entire people group
* Ask God to break the hold that Islam has on the Langah Jats of Pakistan and replace it with a dedication to Jesus Christ.
* Pray that the Lord will open doors for true believers to reach out to them to invite them to become part of the kingdom of God.
* Pray that believers will soon give them scripture, tracts and gospel recordings in Western Punjabi.

Scripture Focus
But my (Paul’s) life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the good news about the wonderful grace of God.

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Global Prayer Digest: 2015-10-24
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Country: Pakistan
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, South
Persecution Rank:5 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Population in Country:60,000
Largest Provinces:
Punjab (58,000)Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (2,200)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Jat Langah
People Name General: Jat Langah
Alternate People Names:
Sarengiaजाट, लंगाह
ROP3 Code: 115913
Joshua Project People ID: 20005
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 60,000
Population all Countries: 61,000
Least-Reached: Yes
Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples
People Cluster: South Asia Muslim - Jat
People Name General: Jat Langah
Ethnic Code: CNN25
Ethnic Relationships: Affinity Bloc -> People Cluster -> Peoples Ethnicity Tree
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Primary Language: Punjabi, Western (48,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): pnb    Ethnologue Listing
Secondary Languages:
Saraiki (8,000)Urdu (4,600)
Hindko, Southern (100)
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
Bible Translation Status
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Bible Portions: 1885-1922
New Testament:
Complete Bible: None Reported
Possible Bible Sources: Forum of Bible Agencies
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 World Christian Resource Directory
 Gospel Go
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio RecordingsFather's Love Letter
Audio RecordingsOnline Scripture / Bible
Audio RecordingsStory of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project ...
Film / Video / Animation
Film / VideoJesus Film: view in Punjabi, Western
Film / VideoThe Return
Film / VideoThe Return
GeneralFour Spiritual Laws
GeneralGospel website in this language
GeneralGot Questions Ministry
Text / Printed MatterCartoon Gospel tract
Text / Printed MatterOnline Bible text (Scripture Earth)
Text / Printed MatterWorld Missionary Press Booklets
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Jat Langah in Pakistan

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    South Asia Muslim - Jat     Asia, South    
      Jat Langah Pakistan    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Jat Langah in Pakistan          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Punjabi, Western  
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