Koy Sanjaq Surat in Iraq

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People Name: Koy Sanjaq Surat
Country: Iraq
10/40 Window: Yes
Population: 1,100
World Population: 1,100
Primary Language: Koy Sanjaq Surat
Primary Religion: Christianity
Christian Adherents: 75.00 %
Evangelicals: 1.00 %
Scripture: Translation Needed
Online Audio NT: No
Jesus Film: No
Audio Recordings: No
People Cluster: Assyrian / Aramaic
Affinity Bloc: Arab World
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Introduction / History

The Koy Sanjaq Surat are defined by their language and their Chaldean Catholic religion.

What Are Their Lives Like?

The Koy Sanjaq Surat are a minority in Muslim Iraq. Their form of Christianity provides them with an ethnic identity. Being Christian in a Muslim country makes them vulnerable to those who wish to eliminate all Christians from the country.

What Are Their Beliefs?

As Chaldean Catholics, they are part of Syriac Christianity. There are differences in rites and slight theological differences between the various forms of Christianity in the Middle East. Often rituals and historical events become more important to them than the finished work of Christ.

What Are Their Needs?

The Koy Sanjaq Surat need God’s protection from the Muslim majority. There are groups in Iraq that would like to drive out all Christian groups.

Prayer Points

Pray for Koy Sanjaq Surat families to be abundantly blessed by the Lord, leading others to find hope in Jesus Christ.
Pray for Koy Sanjaq Surat disciples who will make more disciples who will make even more disciples.
Pray that soon there will be Koy Sanjaq Surat workers who will take the name of Christ to their Muslim neighbors.

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