Yugoslav former, general in Czechia

Yugoslav former, general
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People Name: Yugoslav former, general
Country: Czechia
10/40 Window: No
Population: 1,400
World Population: 111,400
Primary Language: Serbian
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 50.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.50 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Slav, Southern
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
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Introduction / History

After the USSR dissolved in 1991, many of their “client states” such as Yugoslavia made radical changes in their economic policies. It was difficult for Yugoslavia to move from a socialist to capitalist economic system. As a result, many were unemployed, and those who had jobs were often not paid. To make matters worse, Yugoslavia broke up into several smaller nations, and there was fighting. For these reasons, many Yugoslavians had to move to places where they had safety and job opportunities. These included Luxembourg, Czechia, Netherlands and Canada.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Yugoslavs have been in other countries for more than 30 years, so they are acculturated. They speak the language of the host country and work just about any kind of job.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Most of these people are ethnic Serbs who are Orthodox Christians. They have a foundational Christian belief, but there is sometimes a tendency to look to traditions instead of the living savior. Like many Europeans, the Serbs often have a secular worldview.

What Are Their Needs?

The former Yugoslavians need to find their way to the cross and the empty grave and put all their trust in Jesus Christ.

Prayer Points

Pray for Serbian disciples to make more disciples who will make even more disciples.
Pray for a spiritual hunger that will lead Serbians to focus on Jesus Christ.
Pray for the Lord to use Serbian Christ followers to teach others the principles of the Bible.

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