Eastern Ghao-Xong in China

Unreached of the Day  1/12/2021

Eastern Ghao-Xong in China

Fish swim in water, birds fly in the air, Miao live on the mountains. Today's people group, the Eastern Ghao-Xong, are one of the Miao peoples. The Eastern Ghao-Xong are the smaller but more independent of the two Ghao-Xong groups. Their villages are on the northern mountaintops where they seek privacy in the eastern part of Hunan Province.

Ministry Obstacles

Traditional animistic religion holds a central role in Ghao life as they worship many deities, some of whom require blood sacrifice.

Outreach Ideas

Indigenously-led churches honoring their specific identifying tribal markers is key to reaching the Eastern Ghao-Xong. Their tradition of sprinkling a sacrificed pig's blood above the doorway alludes to the Passover, which represents a redemptive analogy for faith in sacrificial blood.

Scripture Focus

"Then the cloud covered the tent of meeting, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle. And Moses was not able to enter the tent of meeting because the cloud settled on it, and the glory of the Lord filled the tabernacle."  Exodus 40:34-35

Scripture Prayer

Pray for many from this people group to experience the glory of the Lord and allow Him to transform them forever.

Prayer Focus

Pray that the believers among the Ghao-Xong would form multiplying fellowships that would reveal the loving power of Christ to their unreached neighbors. Pray for the spiritual eyes of the Eastern Ghao-Xong to be opened to see the power and authority of the Holy Spirit above their traditional spirits.

People Name Eastern Ghao-Xong
Pronunciationgao shong
Country China
10/40 Window Yes
Population 138,000
World Population 138,000
Language Miao, Eastern Xiangxi
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Bible Translation Needed
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film No
Audio Recordings No
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image