Unreached of Day: 2023-9-2



Teli (Muslim traditions) in India

The word Teli is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning "oil pressed from seeds." They are a community that presses mustard or sesame oil. In India, they can be Hindu or Muslims. Among the Muslims, they are also known as "Shaikh Mansuri." Some are landless farmers.

Ministry Obstacles

It is very difficult for Muslims to listen to someone who tells them that Jesus Christ is essential for salvation. They have been taught their entire lives that the way to please God is through obedience to the teachings of Mohammed.

Outreach Ideas

This community places great importance on oil. Therefore, since the Bible identifies oil as a symbol of the Spirit of God, it could be helpful in creating a connection between the Holy Spirit and their daily lives.

Scripture Focus

"But he answered, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God."  Matthew 4:4

Scripture Prayer

Pray that today’s people group to learn and understand that the Bible comes from the mouth and mind of the one, true God.

Prayer Focus

There are no Christ followers among the Muslim Teli now. Pray for church planters and disciplers to reach out to this community. Pray for the Lord to thrust out loving workers who will not stop until Teli Muslim leaders have heard of the saving power of Christ. Pray for a spiritual hunger and a desire for the "oil" of the Holy Spirit to guide their families and communities.

Teli (Muslim traditions) in India

People Name: Teli (Muslim traditions)
Pronunciation:TEL-ee
Country: India
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 2,026,000
World Population: 5,069,000
Language: Urdu
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherent: 0.00%
Evangelical: 0.00%
Bible: Complete
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
Status: Unreached
Progress Level:
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