John Emmanuel Ebongon

    JOHN EMMANUEL EBONGON

    SIMI Class: 2016-2017

    Zone: Sopel

    Village: Nagetei

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator John continued to share the Gospel in his area. 184 believers attended Sunday services in the mother church and the daughter churches in Loreng and Lotesiro. Two new members were added to the church this month. John is grateful for Share International for the support that he receives.

    Prayer Needs

    – God’s protection against the Coronavirus

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Water

    – Traveling long distances to reach other villages


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator John again shared the Gospel in the Village of Nangatunyo, and 3 people accepted Christ. 220 believers attended Sunday services in the mother church and the daughter churches in Loreng and Lotesiro. Four new members were added to the church this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Increase in church members

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    December 2019


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary John again shared the Gospel in the Village of Kaipokok, and 3 people accepted Christ. 209 believers attended Sunday services. Five new members were added to the church this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – For the needy

    – Church construction

    – The need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Water problems

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary John shared the Gospel in the Village of Kaipokok, and 2 people accepted Christ. 221 believers attended Sunday services. Seven new members were added to the church this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Increase of church members

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Water problems

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary John shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowoikoyan, and 6 people accepted Christ. Three people are attending the discipleship class. 200 believers attended Sunday services. Two new members were added to the church this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Water borehole

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Low church attendance

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary John Ebong’on shared the Gospel in the Village of Kaipok, and 3 people accepted Christ. Three students are attending Discipleship Class. 210 believers attended Sunday services. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Increase of church members

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary John Ebong’on shared again in the Village of Lokoukwee. 157 believers attended Sunday services. He is looking at planting a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the future. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Increase of church members

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Water scarcity

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary John Ebong’on reached the Lokoukwee Village, (pop. 54) and 4 people gave their lives to Christ. He disciples a class of 2. 157 believers attended Sunday services. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kaipokok in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – More souls to be saved

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Lack of support to the needy

    – Low church attendance


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary John ministered in the Kaipokok Village. There are currently 15 students attending Discipleship Class regularly. John is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary John Ebong’on reached the Sopel Village, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. He prays for the church construction and for more church members. 150 believers attended Sunday services. He targets the Kaipokok Village for future church planting. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Increase of church members

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Traditional practices

    – Low church attendance


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary John Ebong’on reached the Kaipokok village with the Gospel. 3 people came to Christ Jesus. He disciples a class of 3 people in the village. He prays for church construction. 326 believers attended Sunday services. He targets Kaipokok village for future church planting. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for clean water

    – Church reinforcement

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Witchdoctors in the area


    February 2019

    In February, Missionary John Ebong’on reached the Kaipokok village with the Gospel, and 2 people came to Christ. He prays for the sick, the church repair, and for rainfall. 144 believers attended Sunday services. He targets the Kaipokok village for future church planting. John is grateful to Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Pray for the sick people.

    – Need for a borehole in his village

    – Teaching generosity with the local church

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Opposition from traditional witchdoctor

    – Lack of support to the needy


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary John Ebong’on reached the Kaipokok village with the Gospel. 2 people came to Christ, and 36 people were baptized. He prays for the sick, the church repair, and for rainfall. 210 believers attended Sunday services. He targets the Kaipokok village for future church planting. John is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for church building repairs

    – Pray for the sick people

    – Need for a borehole in his village

    – Need for rain

    – More church members

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach villages

    – Inadequate water

    – Lack of support to the needy