In the past, the Axi chose to remain hidden in the hills and retain their own identity. They have a unique dance, the Axi Tiaoyue, which is now famous throughout China. A troupe of 50 Axi dancers has performed it all over the country. The Axi believe demons will afflict them should someone in their village upset the spiritual harmony. Chickens and other animals are immediately sacrificed in an attempt to placate the demons and prevent them from causing further harm.
Upsetting the spiritual harmony of the community will surely bring ostracism, separation from the community.
Gospel films, audio recordings, Gospel radio, stories told from Scripture, will be helpful. Workers are needed to carry these tools to the Axi people.
Pray for the Christian believers among the Axi people, that they will live holy lives and rest fully on the finished work of Christ on the cross. Pray for them to share their faith with family and friends not out of obligation, but from desire.
Pray that strong movements to Jesus will bring whole families into rich experiences of God's blessings. Pray these people will be released from honoring demonic spirits and being held in subjection to them.
"Tell of His glory among the nations, His wonderful deeds among all the peoples. For great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised." 1 Chronicles 16:24-25