Otomi, Tilapa in Mexico

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People Name: Otomi, Tilapa
Country: Mexico
10/40 Window: No
Population: 600
World Population: 600
Primary Language: Otomi, Tilapa
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 95.00 %
Evangelicals: 2.00 %
Scripture: Unspecified
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Otomi
Affinity Bloc: Latin-Caribbean Americans
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

Tilapa is one of the Otomi subgroups. They are defined by their language and history.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Today most of them grow corn, beans and chili peppers, but they also grow coffee as a cash crop. Tilapa Otomi men often work in the cities to supplement their income. Others are blacksmiths and artisans.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Traditionally the Otomi peoples worshipped the moon as the supreme god. Even today they include shamanistic practices, though they are primarily Roman Catholic.

What Are Their Needs?

The Tilapa Otomi people need to put Jesus Christ first in their spiritual lives. No other spirit being can stand up to the Lord of lords.

Prayer Points

Pray for the Lord to give the Tilapa Otomi people an abundant harvest as a testimony of his power and goodness.
Pray for Tilapa Otomi Christian believers to lead others towards a Christ-oriented spirituality.
Pray for disciples who will make more disciples who will make even more disciples.

Text Source:   Joshua Project