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Mesmedje in Chad

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
85,000 Masmaje Islam 0.01 % 0.01 % No No   

Mesmedje in Chad

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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.


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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)
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Ethnolinguistic Map:University of Texas or other map
Linguistic Map:Ethnologue language map
  Peoples [3]
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People Name in Country: Mesmedje
People Name General: Mesmedje
Alternate People Names:
ROP3 Code: 106566
Joshua Project People ID: 13691
Indigenous: Yes
Population in Country: 85,000
Population all Countries: 85,000
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
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Primary Language: Masmaje (85,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): mes    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Religion [4]
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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 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 0   No evangelical Christians or churches. No access to major evangelical print, audio, visual, or human resources
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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Mesmedje in Chad

Global                 Global
  Affinity Bloc             Global  
People Cluster
    Chadic     Africa, West and Central    
      Mesmedje Chad    
            People-by-Country (Profile)          
            Mesmedje in Chad          
      Religion Language  
      Islam     Masmaje  
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