Hmu, Northern in China

Unreached of the Day  8/09/2019

Hmu, Northern in China

The main center for the Northern Hmu is the city of Kaili. The Chinese people have despised the Hmu people for centuries, and have called them "men-dogs." When a Hmu dies, a shaman "opens the road" by giving directions to enable the soul of the deceased to reach heaven after a long journey. The Gospel of Christ has never taken root among the Northern Hmu. In 1898 missionary W. S. Fleming and the first Hmu convert, Pan Xiushan, were murdered. 32 Christian inquirers were seized and beheaded.

Ministry Obstacles

In the past the Northern Hmu have strongly resisted the good news of Christ. Probably they did not understand it well. This history of resistance may linger today.

Outreach Ideas

Christian workers can tell stories from Scripture to these people, and use videos and recordings as well.

Pray for the followers of Christ

Pray for the Holy Spirit to work powerfully through those ministering to the Hmu people. There are some followers of Jesus among the Northern Hmu people. Pray they will be nourished by the Lord's Spirit, and will faithfully fellowship together. Pray they will have nothing to do with the deeds of darkness, living as children of light.

Pray for the entire people group

Pray the Lord will prepare the hearts of the Northern Hmu to receive the good news of Christ when it comes. Pray they will be given understanding.

Scripture Focus

"Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples. For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised." 1 Chronicles 16:24-25

People Name Hmu, Northern
Country China
10/40 Window Yes
Population 2,079,000
World Population 2,079,000
Language Miao, Northern Qiandong
Primary Religion Ethnic Religions
Bible New Testament
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film No
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image