Michael Lokatur

    MICHAEL LOKATUR

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    SIMI Class:

    Block: Chokchok

    Zone: Chokchok

    Village: Kakwanyang

    Village: Kakwanyang

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    Updates from the field:

    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Michael shared the Gospel in Kaloolel Village to 184 people, and 29 were saved and 37 baptized! Michael has 12 students in Discipleship Class. Michael is currently leading 5 churches. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 57. The attendance in the 4 daughter churches combined was 547. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    – Church construction – they are currently worshiping under a tree

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to walk between villages

    – Lack of water

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    May God bless you as you continue to give so the people of Turkana can be reached with the Gospel. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Michael shared the Gospel in Kaloolel Village to 95 people, and 29 were saved and baptized! Michael has 14 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – That the church continues to grow strong in faith and increase in number

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Diseases

    – Floods

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    May God bless you abundantly for standing with us in sharing the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ through this monthly financial and prayer support. Thank you.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Michael continued to minister to the villages around him. 383 people attended services in the mother church and daughter churches combined. Michael is planning an outreach in the Village of Naemrisinyen in the future. He is grateful for the continued support and prayers from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – That the church continues to grow strong in faith and increase in number

     

    Challenges

    – Church building

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    May God bless you abundantly for standing with us in sharing the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ through this monthly financial and prayer support. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Michael shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Lolemgete (pop. 80). 5 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 10 students. 398 people attended services this month in the mother church and 4 daughter churches combined. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a church building as we are currently meeting under trees

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Traditionalism

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    May God bless you as you continue to give to the people of Turkana and the Gospel. Thank you.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Michael Lokatur shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Namus (pop. 240). 30 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 15 members. 237 people attended services this month. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – For the church to continue to grow strong in faith and increase in number

     

    Challenges

    – Church building

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    God bless you abundantly for standing with us in sharing the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ through this monthly financial and prayer support.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Michael Lokatur taught the new discipleship methodology at Kouriang Village. He is discipling a class of 18 members. 288 people attended services this month. He is looking to plant a church in Lolemgete Village in the future. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Worshipping under trees

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear sponsors, Jean and Wayne Wuebbels,

    God bless you abundantly for standing with us in sharing the Gospel of our Lord, Jesus Christ through the monthly financial and prayer support. Thank you.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Michael Lokatur taught the new discipleship methodology at Kouriang Village. He prays that rains may come and refresh the dry earth and for the roads to be fixed to make getting from village to village a little easier. 266 people attended services this month. He is looking to plant a church in Lolemgete Village in the future. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – More unsaved to be saved

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear sponsors, Jean and Wayne Wuebbels,

    May God bless you as you continue to give for the people of Turkana and the Gospel. Thank you.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Michael had an average of 49 members attend church each Sunday in the mother church in Kakwanyang Village. 10 new members were added this month. Michael has 5 elders/evangelists trained to help him with his work in the ministry.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Michael Lokatur reached 147 people with the Word of God. He targets the Lolemgete Village for church planting. A total of 556 believers attended the church services this month. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church to continue to grow stronger in faith

    – Church attendance to continue to increase

    – Rainfall

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    I want to thank you for your prayers and continued support. God bless you.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Michael Lokatur reached 147 people with the Word of God, and 50 people got saved. He disciples a class of 20 people. He targets the Lolemgete Village for future church planting. A total of 368 believers attended the church services this month. Michael is grateful for the continued support and prayers.


    February 2019

    Missionary Michael serves the church in Kakwanyang. The average attendance is 181. They had nine new members join the church. They did an outreach in the village of Namerisiny, and twenty one people came to Christ. There are currently ten people enrolled in discipleship class. Michael has three elders who are trained to help him with the ministry. He also serves the villages of Kouriong, Lolim, and Komorunyang. They had 21 new members join the church this month. The combined attendance at these villages is 315.

    Prayer Needs

    – For the provision of materials for construction of the church building

    – For the gift of life in this new year

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Wayne & Jean,

    We are grateful for your support and please pass along our greetings to your family as well. Thank you