Kazakh in United States

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People Name: Kazakh
Country: United States
10/40 Window: No
Population: 55,000
World Population: 16,736,600
Primary Language: Kazakh
Primary Religion: Islam
Christian Adherents: 0.50 %
Evangelicals: 0.30 %
Scripture: Complete Bible
Online Audio NT: Yes
Jesus Film: Yes
Audio Recordings: Yes
People Cluster: Kazakh
Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples
Progress Level:

Introduction / History

Kazakh Americans have complete or partial Kazakh ancestry. Kazakhs migrated to the United States after World War II. Kazakhs have also come from Turkey and China. Many Kazakhs have married non-Kazakhs.

What Are Their Lives Like?

Since the ending of the Soviet Union, more Kazakhs have come to live in America. Some are engineers and some are scientists. Kazakh orphans have also been adopted in America.
There are Kazakh Associations in America dealing with cultural and other needs of the Kazakh people living in the country. The Kazakhs speak Kazakh, Russian and English.

What Are Their Beliefs?

Most are atheists or Muslims.

What Are Their Needs?

Kazakhs in the US have the chance to hear and respond to the gospel. They need spiritual discernment, and American Christians need to reach out to them.

Prayer Points

Pray that God will give the Kazakh Muslims dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.
Pray that God will show atheists that Jesus Christ is real and is who he says he is.
Pray for a “Book of Acts” type of church planting among the Kazakhs in the US.

Text Source:   Joshua Project