• PEOPLE NAME: SUMBA TIMUR OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22744

ROP: 114440

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor

Language: Kambera - (xbr)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 200,000

Global Population: 200,000


PEID: 22744

ROP: 114440

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Sumba Timur of Indonesia, numbering 200,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Flores-Sumba-Alor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Kambera. The primary religion practiced by the Sumba Timur is Evangelical Protestantism, a worldwide trans-denominational movement within Protestant Christianity that believes the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace alone, solely through faith in the atonement of Jesus Christ.


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