Bintauna in Indonesia

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People Name: Bintauna
Country: Indonesia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 15,000
World Population: 15,000
Primary Language: Bintauna
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.20 %
Evangelicals: 0.20 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Minahasa-Sangir of Sulawesi
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The Bintauna live on the northern peninsula on the island of Sulawesi. They are part of the Minahasa-Sangir of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Their primary language is Bintauna.

What Are Their Lives Like?

We know very little about their lifestyle. However, they probably are an agrarian people like those around them.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The Bintauna practice Sunni Islam, likely mixed with some animistic beliefs and practices.

What Are Their Needs?

The Bintauna do not have the Bible or any Christian resources in their primary language.

Prayer Points

Pray for a translation of the New Testament into Bintauna.
Thank God for the believers among the Bintauna and ask that he will draw the families of these believers to the only savior.
Ask God to create a movement of multiplying disciples and churches among the Bintauna.

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