Dzakhchin, Zahchin in Mongolia

Joshua Project has identified the Dzakhchin, Zahchin only in Mongolia
Population
35,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge

Introduction

The religion of the early residents of the Mongolian region recognized only one uniform godly power, localized in the celestial vault. They also worshiped certain natural phenomena, and believed in a life after death in the form of spirits (demons). The artwork of the people, their great poetic talents, their epic works and the lyric poetry are outstanding. Singers and poets used to walk from camp to camp, singing their songs and epics, reflecting the expression of freedom and the immensity of the Mongolian steppes.


Ministry Obstacles

Mongolia is a large country, and many people live in rural areas.


Outreach Ideas

Perhaps Mongolian Christians will be burdened to carry the Gospel to the Dzakhchin people. We can pray to that end.


Pray for the Followers of Christ

The Lord is building his church in Mongolia. Pray for Dzakshin believers to be well instructed in the faith, resting fully on Christ and his finished work on the cross.


Pray for the Entire People Group

Pray the Dzakhchin people won't be overlooked as Christian workers take the Gospel throughout Mongolia. Pray also that these people will be able to care adequately for their families.


Profile Source:   Joshua Project  

Prayer Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2009-07-27
People Name General Dzakhchin, Zahchin
People Name in Country Dzakhchin, Zahchin
Population in Mongolia 35,000
World Population 35,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Least-Reached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Dzakhchin, Zahchin
People ID 11668
Country Mongolia
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Former Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of the Russian Federation and Issyk-Kul Oblast of Kyrgyzstan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Country Mongolia
Region Northeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Former Buryat Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic of the Russian Federation and Issyk-Kul Oblast of Kyrgyzstan.   Source:  Ethnologue 2010
Primary Language: Mongolian, Halh (35,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: khk   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mongolian, Halh (35,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: khk   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Mongolian, Halh

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible Portions Yes   (1979-1991)
New Testament Yes   (1990)
Complete Bible Yes   (2000)
 
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Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Building a Family of Love (Indigitube.tv)
Film / Video General Ministry Resources
Film / Video God's Story Video
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Mongolian, Halh
Film / Video Magdalena (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video My Last Day (Jesus Film Project Anime)
Film / Video Story of Jesus for Children (JF Project)
General Four Spiritual Laws
General Got Questions Ministry
Text / Printed Matter Bible: Mongolian Ariun Bible, 2004 Edition
Text / Printed Matter Fathers Love Letter
Text / Printed Matter World Missionary Press Booklets
Primary Religion: Non-Religious

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
5.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 1.70 %)
2.00 %
Ethnic Religions
20.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
73.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
40.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
60.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Photo Source: Create International   Copyrighted ©   Used with permission
Map Source: Mongolian Traditional Costumes  
Profile Source: Joshua Project  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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