PEID: 13196

ROP: 100267

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Mbere - (mdt)

Alternate Name(s): Ambede, Lembaamba, Limbede, Limbere, Mbaama, Mbédé, Mbété, Obamba

Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Gabon

Also found in: Congo (Brazzaville)

Population: 87,000

Global Population: 204,000

PEID: 13196

ROP: 100267

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity

Overview: The Mbede of Gabon, numbering 87,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 204,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mbere. The primary religion practiced by the Mbede is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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