Tring in Malaysia

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People Name: Tring
Country: Malaysia
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 700
World Population: 700
Primary Language: Tring
Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions
Christian Adherents: 4.00 %
Evangelicals: 0.00 %
Scripture: Translation Needed
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Malay
Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples
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Introduction / History

Tring is more of a language than an ethnic group. It is spoken by less than 1,000 people in Malaysia.

Where Are they Located?

Tring speakers live in Sarawak, a state in northern Borneo.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Tring speakers live a simple existence. They farm, fish, and hunt for a living.

What Are Their Beliefs?

The primary religion practiced by the Tring speakers is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

What Are Their Needs?

Tring speakers need the opportunity to find ways to flourish in Malaysia's rapidly modernizing economy.

Prayer Points

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

Text Source:   Keith Carey