PEID: 14097

ROP: 108710

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sara-Bagirmi

Language: Mbay - (myb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Neo-Pentecostalism

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad

Population: 15,500

Global Population: 281,700

PEID: 14097

ROP: 108710

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Sara Mbai of Nigeria, numbering 15,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Sara-Bagirmi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 281,700 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Mbay. The primary religion practiced by the Sara Mbai is Neo-Pentecostalism, a movement characterized by manifestations in non-Pentecostal churches of what have been traditionally categorized as Pentecostal experiences, frequently combined with prosperity gospel theology.

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