Philip Locho Nakwawi

    PHILIP LOCHO NAKWAWI

    Wife: Esther Yerkwel Eyapan

    Kids:

    Ikal Natapar (8 years), Damaris Atomenya (5 years)

    Nichodemus Ekalimon (2 years)

    Adopted Kids:

    Ikal Natapar (14 years), Angor Natapar (13 years)

    Ekamais Natapar (11 years), Esirite Natapar (8 years)

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Block: Katapakin Block

    Village: Nanyangakipi (population 440)

    The inhabitants believe in many gods as a source of life and protection.

    The villagers practice agricultural and small scale business.

    Church Progress:

    Upon the witnessing of Philip, he has a membership of 17 women, 7 men, 10 youth, and 30 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Philip continued to spend time in his church taking the members through the new discipleship curriculum. An average of 92 believers attended Sunday services this month. He prays for the construction of the church to continue and for a water borehole to be drilled. Philip is thankful for the prayers and support he receives from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to provide water

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear sponsors, Carol and John Steward,

    How are you fairing with the family? Thank you for the monthly support and prayers. May God bless you and the entire family. Thank you.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Philip spent time in his church taking the members through the new discipleship curriculum. An average of 97 believers attended Sunday services this month. He prays for the construction of the church to continue and for a water borehole to be drilled. Philip is thankful for the prayers and support he receives from his sponsors.


    May 2019

    In May, the average attendance in the mother church in Nanyengakipi Village was 59. The daughter church in Katoriomog Village had 37 believers attend services.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to strengthen the faith of the believers

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Migration of people

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear sponsors, Carol and John Steward,

    How are you fairing with the family? Thank you for the monthly support and prayers. May God bless you and the entire family. Thank you.


    April 2019

    In April, the mother church in Nanyangakipi Village gained 3 new members, and had an average attendance of 70 believers each Sunday. This month, Missionary Philip reach the Nawoyapua Village (pop. 250), and 3 people gave their lives to Christ.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Philip had an average of 72 members attend church at the mother church in Nanyangakipi Village. The church gained one new member this month. Philip has 6 evangelists/elders trained to help him with the ministry work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church structure

    – Lack of water

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Migration of some church members to nearby centers in search of food

    Note To Sponsor

    I appreciate your support that has enabled me to reach my people with the Gospel of Christ Jesus. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    February 2019

    In February, the average attendance for the church in Nanyangakipi was 64. They added 2 new members. The attendance at Katorimongo was 49.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church structure

    – Lack of water

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Migration of some church members to nearby centers in search of food

    – Water

    – Building the church

    Note To Sponsor

    I appreciate your support that has enabled me to reach my people with the Gospel of Christ Jesus. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    January 2019

    Missionary Philip is the pastor of the church at Nanyangakipi, where the average attendance in January was 53. They did an outreach to the village of Kokipetot, and 17 people accepted Christ as Savior. Missionary Philip has six elders that are trained to help him in his work of evangelism. He also serves the village Katorimongo, where the attendance was 40. They are planning on doing an outreach in the village of Kairima in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church structure

    – Lack of water

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Migration of some church members to nearby centers in search of food

    – Water

    – Building the church

    Note To Sponsor

    I appreciate your support that has enabled me to reach my people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.