Bedawi Beja in Sudan

Unreached of the Day  10/09/2021

Bedawi Beja in Sudan

The Beja are a pastoral tribe who have made their home in the desert between the Nile River and the Red Sea for over 4,000 years. The Beja do not refer to themselves as Beja, but call themselves by the land in which they are living. The Beja consider life good if they have numerous livestock and green, well-watered pastures. Nearly all Beja live in rural areas.

Ministry Obstacles

The Beja tribe lives in rural areas in a region that is difficult for outsiders to enter, and they are somewhat nomadic.

Outreach Ideas

Christians need to find ways to help the Beja with material and physical needs, caring out of genuine concern for their well-being.

Scripture Focus

"But Peter and John answered them, Whether it is right in the sight of God to listen to you rather than to God, you must judge, for we cannot but speak of what we have seen and heard."  Acts 4:19-20

Scripture Prayer

Pray for this people group to listen to and to obey God. Pray that they hear God’s message and tell others about His marvelous works.

Prayer Focus

There are few if any followers of Jesus among this large tribe, but pray for those the Lord will soon call to himself. Pray the Lord is even now preparing pastors and teachers to help them become established in the faith. Pray for Scripture availability, and for other needed resources. Pray for God's blessing on the leaders in the Beja people group, along with their families, and for their communities to welcome and enjoy God's provision. Pray this tribe will be able to provide adequately for their families as they live in a harsh area of the world. Pray for good water, sufficient food, and peace with their neighbors.

People Name Bedawi Beja
Pronunciationbeh-DAH-wee BAY-zha
Country Sudan
10/40 Window Yes
Population 2,326,000
World Population 2,539,000
Language Bedawiyet
Primary Religion Islam
Bible Portions
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image