Kazakhstan

Praise the Lord that Christian Aid is reaching the nations!

— Donna K., PA

The letters we get from Christian Aid keep us informed of the needs of our brothers and sisters in Christ. Thank you so much.

— Charles and Susana C., KY

Thank God for the good work you are doing.

— David E., NY

I praise God for the GREAT and MARVELOUS work He is doing through your ministries to our Brethren.

— DonnElise K.

Thank you for the letters included with our receipts. They help me understand your work. They remind me to pray for you….because you are missionaries too.

— Janet H., MT

Praise God for your ministry! Many others need to do missions this way.

— Sonja K., ME

Top 5 People Groups

Kazakh: 10,627,000

Russian: 4,217,000

Northern Uzbek: 498,000

Ukrainian: 498,000

German: 419,000

Religion

Muslim: 50.1%

Non-Religious: 27.9%

Christian: 21.7%

Evangelical: 0.6%

Reference:

Operation World

CIA Factbook

Joshua Project

About Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan is a central Asian country with 66 different people groups, 31 of whom are classified as unreached. Kazakhstan´s largest people group is the Kazakhs who are a Turkish people and the second largest Muslim people group within Central Asia. The Kazakhs were traditionally nomadic shepherds and even though they are practicing Muslims there is still a large element of traditional animism evident in their beliefs and practices. Kazakhs are unusually open to evangelization efforts although radical Muslim clerics have arrived to preach a very strict form of Islam. Kazakhstan functions as a gateway to many isolated People Groups that may otherwise be very difficult to reach; for example Kazakh missionaries are able to evangelize to Afghan refuges who may in the future be able to bring Christianity back to the isolated villages of Afghanistan.

Christian Aid supports indigenous missionaries who seek to engage the unevangelized by working with the children and ministering to Afghan refugee camps.

Recent Prayerline Posts

KAZAKHSTAN. A 15-year-old boy in Kazakhstan, Ravil, could put on a confident front, but within he was riddled with insecurities magnified by an absent father and a complete lack of any personal identity. His Russian Orthodox family rarely attended services ...

KAZAKHSTAN. More than 70 percent Muslim, Kazakhstan has seen steady evangelical growth since 1991. To ensure there is leadership in the next generation, youth conferences are organized to equip young hearts with a Spirit-filled burning to devote their energies to Christ. ...

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