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Muslim Man Burdened with Guilt Finds Freedom in Christ

Ronnie is a guy from a small village in a regency that is known to have a very strong influence of Islam. He grew up as a Muslim though he was also practicing local indigenous belief. He was raised as a rice farmer. Ronnie really enjoys growing plants and other crops. Every weekend he likes…

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3 Prayers of Thankfulness for What God is Doing in Indonesia

Thankful for Raising up Indonesian Laborers Heavenly Father, we thank you that you are answering the prayer of Luke 10:2 in Indonesia. Thank you for raising up Indonesian workers to be sent out into the harvest field. “He told them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest,…

The most isolated people groups in Indonesia

The Most Isolated People Groups in Indonesia (and how to pray for them)

Indonesia consists of 787 people groups ranging from a few hundred to millions of people. Some are close to large cities and popular tourist destinations. But others are more isolated and have little contact with outsiders. There are over 17,000 islands in Indonesia so there are many isolated groups! The following people groups are just…

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7 Prayers for the 7 Largest UPGs in Indonesia

The 7 largest UPGs in Indonesia are comprised of 132 million people. Half the population of Indonesia! Learn about each of these unreached people groups and join us in praying specific prayers for them. The top 6 largest UPGs in Indonesia are in the top 100 largest UPGs in the world. 1. Sunda Sunda is…

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What is an Unreached People Group?

There are still 3.2 billion people in the world who have never heard about Jesus or the gospel. These people are called “unreached” because they have not been reached with the gospel. And unless someone comes to share the gospel with them, they will never hear about Jesus. Most of these unreached people live in…

Sasak people in Lombok, Indonesia

Sasak People in Lombok

The New Bali Lombok is now becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations of Indonesia and many tourists prefer visiting Lombok instead of Bali! This island is located next to Bali and has just as many beautiful beaches and surfing spots. People are more drawn to Lombok because the beaches are more pristine than…

Tengger People in Mount Bromo

Tengger People in Mount Bromo

  The Tengger people in East Java are a small unreached people group consisting of around 100,000 people. They live around Mount Bromo which is an active volcano in The Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park. It is named after Brahma, the Hindu god of creation, and is 2 hours from Surabaya, the 2nd largest city…

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Bali – Island of the gods

Bali is the most well known and visited island in Indonesia. Its beautiful beaches, mountains and rice fields have made it world renowned and a popular tourist destination for those seeking an island retreat.  There are a little over 4 million Balinese. Despite millions of visitors yearly, Bali is still an unreached people group. Only…

Indonesian children in Aceh

Aceh – The UPG that practices Islamic Law

Aceh is an autonomous special district of Indonesia located in north Sumatra. There are around 4.2 million Acehnese who are considered some of the most devout Muslims in Indonesia.  This unreached people group became the first Muslim stronghold in Indonesia in the 13th century. They been instrumental in spreading Islam in Indonesia and surrounding countries….

Indonesian women sewing clothes - UPGs in Indonesia

3 of the Largest Unreached People Groups in Indonesia

Indonesia is made up of 789 people groups and 235 are still unreached. These unreached people groups (UPGs) make up more than half of the population and range from a few hundred people to millions of people. There are still so many people in Indonesia who desperately need to hear the gospel! Here are 3…