Mesmedje in Chad

The Mesmedje have only been reported in Chad
Population
73,000
Main Language
Largest Religion
Christian
Evangelical
Progress
Progress Gauge

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.


References

http://www.peoplegroups.org/Explore/GroupDetails.aspx?peid=11415
https://books.google.com/books?id=MdaAdBC-_S4C&pg=PA393&lpg=PA393&dq=Mesmedje+people+of+Chad&source=bl&ots=dObKmHte8R&sig=UCyR-0gDdH8mwnBWoqvaxZbSHtM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjG0o-CpabOAhUO02MKHQouAqQQ6AEIKjAD#v=onepage&q=Mesmedje%20people%20of%20Chad&f=false


Profile Source:   Global Prayer Digest 

People Name General Mesmedje
People Name in Country Mesmedje
Population in Chad 73,000
World Population 73,000
Total Countries 1
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Pioneer Workers Needed 1
Progress Scale 1
GSEC 0  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Alternate Names Masmaje
People ID 13691
ROP3 Code 106566
Country Chad
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Batha region: Batha Est department, Oum Hadjer subprefecture, southwest of Oum Hadjer, north of Mubi [mub] language area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Chad
Region West and Central Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank Not ranked
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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Primary Language Masmaje (73,000 speakers)
Language Code mes   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Unknown
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Masmaje
Primary Language Masmaje (73,000 speakers)
Language Code mes   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Masmaje

Primary Language:  Masmaje

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions No
Bible-New Testament No
Bible-Complete No
Resource Type Resource Name
None reported  
Primary Religion: Islam
Major Religion Percent *
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.01 %)
0.01 %
Ethnic Religions
0.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.99 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
100.0 %
Protestant
0.0 %
Roman Catholic
0.0 %
Profile Source Global Prayer Digest 
Data Sources Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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