Abai Sungai in Malaysia

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Abai Sungai
Photo Source:  WWF-Malaysia Caroline PANG 
Map Source:  Joshua Project / Global Mapping International
People Name: Abai Sungai
Country: Malaysia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 1,500
World Population: 1,500
Primary Language: Abai Sungai
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

This is actually a language group more than an ethnic group.

Where Are they Located?

This people group only lives in Sabah, Malaysia. Almost all of them live in one village.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The primary occupation of the Abai Sungai people is fishing.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Abai Sungal people are Muslim. They adhere to the basic tenets of Islam, but like other peoples of Indonesia, they also believe in the power of the Evil Eye, etc.

What Are Their Needs?

The Abai Sungai people need to understand that Jesus Christ offers them far more than they could ever imagine, if they would only put their faith in Him.

Prayer Points

* Pray for dreams and visions among Abai Sungai people that will lead them to seek and find Christ.
* Pray for spiritual openness among these Muslims.
* Pray for many to come together to learn of and obey the teachings of Jesus Christ.
* Pray for a powerful disciple making movement among the Abai Sungai people of Malaysia.

Text Source:   Keith Carey