Khampa, Western in China

Unreached of the Day  7/17/2018

Khampa, Western in China

For centuries the Khampa have terrorized other Tibetans. During the 1950s they formed guerrilla groups and took over considerable territory. Many Khampa wear lucky charms, magical strings, or amulet boxes around the neck. The men are never without a weapon. The practice of brothers sharing one wife still occurs in some places. The Khampa rely on demons, ghosts, and the spirits of disembodied deities to guide their decisions. Many monks are able to call up fearsome demons, who sometimes become visible in front of them. The Western Khampa are "the epitome of an unreached people group."

Ministry Obstacles

To follow Christ within the Khampa community is likely to require overcoming fear. Fear of evil spirits, and fear of other people's reactions.

Outreach Ideas

Pray for movements to Jesus to sweep through Khampa families, permeating the group from within.

Pray for the followers of Christ

There may be a few followers of Jesus among the Western Khampa. They need prayer support. Pray they will grow in Christ, resting fully in his provision. Pray they learn to live in the power of His Spirit, demonstrating love, joy, peace, and all the fruit of the Spirit. Pray they will forgive one another, just as Christ forgave them.

Pray for the entire people group

Pray the Western Khampa people will be released from the bondage and fear of evil. Pray they will be fully set free by the power of Christ.

Scripture Focus

"Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble at them, for the Lord your God is the one who goes with you. He will not fail you or forsake you." Deuteronomy 31:6



People Name Khampa, Western
Country China
10/40 Window Yes
Population 265,000
World Population 265,000
Language Tibetan, Khams
Primary Religion Buddhism
Bible None
Online Audio NT No
Jesus Film Yes
Audio Recordings Yes
Christ Followers Few, less than 2%
Status Unreached
Progress Level: progress level image