People Group Highlights

“All nations will come and worship before you."

- Revelations 15:4

Central Africans of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 250

ROP3 Code: 115187
IMB Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African
People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi
Language: French - (fra)
Religion: Christianity - Protestant
Country of Origin: Central African Republic

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Majority Located Where

  Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC - 250

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Brief Profile

Central African people are a people group cluster possibly including the Baya, Banda, Mandjia, Sara, Mboum, M'Baka, Yakoma, and Fula or Fulani people groups. They migrated from the Central African Republic, a volatile and poor region that has a long history of development, governance, and human rights problems.

Many Central Africans converse in French with one another yet at the same time can speak English.

A large percentage, upward to 25%, of Central Africans are Protestant Christians. However, animistic beliefs and practices strongly influence the Christian majority. Other large percentages of Central Africans adhere to Roman Catholicism or indigenous beliefs. A small percentage adhere to Islam.

When meeting Central African people, please email if you discover that any belong to one the following people groups ... Baya, Banda, Mandjia, Sara, Mboum, M'Baka, Yakoma, Fula, or Fulani.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for Central Africans to live lives that are above reproach and to be bold in their testimonies.
  • Pray for Central African Christians to be pure in their faith and not allow the mixture of traditional animistic beliefs and practices.
  • Pray for Central African believers and Churches to catch a vision for reaching not only their people, but other near-culture unreached people groups.

Learning Resources

Learn more about "Learning Paths"
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Learn more about "Reaching the Nations"
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Other Resources

Know God in 98 Languages
A CRU resource with 9 different witnessing models (e.g. 4 Spiritual Laws, etc.) in 98 languages.

Prayer Guide for Unreached Peoples
A 30 day guide to pray for unreached people groups.

Bible - French
The Biblica translation of the Bible for the French language.

Prayer Guide using the GOSPELS acronym
A prayer guide that utilizes the acronym GOSPELS to pray for workers among diaspora.

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United StatesD.C.Washington-Arlington-AlexandriaDC250

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