The Dinangat people had Christian religious practices along with worship of their ancestors. Did the people need to hear about Jesus? A Dinangat leader, Areke, would tell you that they did need to hear about Jesus – in their own language. Everything the Dinangats knew had been taught to them 50 years ago in a trade language that only a few Dinangat people spoke with limited understanding.
Read more about the Dinangat people in the NTM@work article “The Village God Remembered" here: usa.ntm.org/mission-news/52402/the-village-that-god-remembered