Berber, Canary Islands in Spain

Map Source:  People Group location: IMB. Map geography: ESRI / GMI. Map design: Joshua Project.
People Name: Berber, Canary Islands
Country: Spain
10/40 Window: No
Population: 964,000
World Population: 964,000
Primary Language: Spanish
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 85.00 %
Evangelicals: 1.00 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Berber-Shilha
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

The first settlers on the Canary Islands came around 1,000BC. They are ethnically related to the North African Berber peoples.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The culture and language of the Canary Islands is Spanish.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Like the other ethnic groups native Spain, the Canary Islands Berber are Roman Catholic. Many are secularized, but the Catholic Church is still the place to be married and buried.

What Are Their Needs?

The Canary Islands Berber need a Christ-centered theology. As it stands, they look to a religious institution or to themselves to find life’s answers.

Prayer Points

Pray for the Canary Islands Berber to have enough spiritual hunger that they seek and find the living Christ.
Pray for Canary Islands Berber disciples to make more disciples.
Pray for a spiritual revival to deeply affect the Catholic Church in Spain.

Text Source:   Joshua Project