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Zhuang, Zuojiang in Vietnam

Zhuang, Zuojiang

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Population [2] Language Religion % Christian % Evangl Online NT Jesus Film Progress
427,000 Zhuang, Zuojiang Ethnic Religions 0.20 % 0.14 % No No   

Zhuang, Zuojiang in Vietnam

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Introduction / History
The Zhuang are the largest minority group in China, linguistically separated into 16 Zhuang language groups. Those speaking the Zuojiang Zhuang language are mostly located in southeastern China, but a sizable group resides in extreme northeastern Vietnam.

What are their lives like?
The Zuojiang Zhuang are typically engaged in agriculture and are known as "people of the soil." A newly married woman stays with her parents until after the birth of the first child. Only then does she go to live with her husband in his village.

What are their beliefs?
Zhuang religion is a blend of animism, which they call Shigongism or Moism, and ancestor worship. The Zuojiang Zhuang people fear evil spirits; appeasing them dominates much of their daily existence. They serve and worship the spirits of the water, forest, mountain, village, etc.

What are their needs?
These people need to put their hope and identity in the King of kings and Lord of lords.

Prayer Points
Pray for workers to go to the Zuojiang Zhuang people, and for their hearts to be ready to receive their Savior.

Pray for families of believers loving and serving others to grow reproducing churches.

Pray for a chain reaction of families reaching families that results in thousands of new believers who share their faith with others.

Pray for grace and truth expanding into their entire society as all believers learn to love others.
* 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.

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Country: Vietnam
Continent: Asia
Region: Asia, Southeast
Persecution Rank:25 (Only top 50 ranked, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
10/40 Window: Yes
Location in Country:Lang Son province.
(Source: Ethnologue 2016)
   
 
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People Name in Country: Zhuang, Zuojiang
People Name General: Zhuang, Zuojiang
ROP3 Code: 115007
Joshua Project People ID: 19687
Indigenous: No
Population in Country: 427,000
Population all Countries: 2,143,000
Least-Reached: Yes
   
 
Affinity Bloc: Southeast Asian Peoples
People Cluster: Zhuang
People Name General: Zhuang, Zuojiang
Ethnic Code: MSY49a
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Language
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Primary Language: Zhuang, Zuojiang (427,000 Speakers)
Language Code (ISO): zzj    Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
   
 
Religion [4]
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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Major Religions:
Buddhism0.00 % 
Christianity0.20 %(Evangelical: 0.14 %)
Ethnic Religions90.00 % 
Hinduism0.00 % 
Islam0.00 % 
Non-Religious9.80 % 
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: Help start a Bible Translation
New Testament: None Reported
Complete Bible: None Reported
 
 
Ministry Resources [7]
Audio RecordingsMegaVoice Audio Bible and Stories
Audio RecordingsAudio Bible teaching
 
 
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Zhuang, Zuojiang in Vietnam

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