Ingolan Ekidor Lokiyor

    INGOLAN EKIDOR LOKIYOR

    Wife: Leah Akatorot Ingolan

    Children:

    James Ekuyen, Joseph Lore

    Esther Asinyen, Irine Ebei

    Eliud Ekal

    Adopted Children:

    Arot Lokyor

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Chokchok

    Village: Narengo

    The population of Narngo Village is 600 people. Their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming, while some are doing small scale business. The village is known for general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits, in which, witchdoctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship in the area are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe these idols to be the source of life and protection.

     

    Church Progress:

    As a result of evangelizing and witnessing by Missionary Ingolan, the church members enrollment is increasing rapidly. 100 adults have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly. The number of born again youth is 60, and there are 120 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel in the Village of Kawayakipor, and 2 people accepted Christ. He has 2 students in Discipleship Class. 67 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work. He is planning an outreach in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Traditions

    – Lack of water

    – Drought


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel, and 2 people accepted Christ. He has 3 students in Discipleship Class. 70 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 4 person accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 students. 69 people attended church services this month, with 2 new members added. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwat in the near future. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

     

    Challenges

    – Cult churches

    – Migration of people in search of water and food for their families and livestock

    – Diseases


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Napak, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 people. 58 people attended church services this month, with 3 new members added. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Kakwat in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Ing’olan shared the Gospel again with the people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 1 person accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 4 students. 86 people attended church services this month, with 2 new members added. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwat in the near future. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel to 36 people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 people. 90 people attended church services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwaat in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

    – Water

    – Health facility

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Migration of people


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with 28 people in the Village of Nawoyakipor village, where 3 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 3 people. 97 people attended church services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Witchcraft


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Ingolan witnessed 3 people give their lives to Christ. He targets to reach the Kakwat Village in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Low funds

    – Famine and drought


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Ingolan had 5 people from Apak Village attend Discipleship Class. An average of 84 believers attended service each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Low funds

    – Famine and drought


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Ingolan ministered in the Apak Village, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. An average of 108 members attended service each Sunday, with 4 new members added.


    February 2019

    Missionary Ingolan is the pastor of the church in Narengo, where the average attendance each Sunday is 77. They saw five new members join the church this month. They did an outreach to the village of Lokutama, where six people accepted Christ. Missionary Ingolan has four elders who have been trained and work with him doing evangelism in the area. He is planning to do an outreach in the village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Drought and famine in Narengo

    – Insufficient family needs (clothing and medicine)

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a medical clinic nearby

    – Lack of support to the needy members in our church

    – Witchdoctors preaching their traditional beliefs

    – Low church attendance due to migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock