David Ekeno Koriang, Monitor

    DAVID EKENO KORIANG

    SIMI Class: 2016-2017

    Zone: Lokori

    Main Village: Kaaruko

    # of Churches: 4

    Total Members: 191

    Lighthouses: 11

    Champions: 11

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 101

    Next Targeted Church Plant: Nawoikiporo Village – October 2020

    Church Progress:
    A total of 93 members attend in the mother church in Kaaruko Village – 8 men, 20 women, 12 young men, 23 young women, and 30 children. A total of 98 members attend in the 3 daughter churches combined in the villages of Nakwakaal, Ngimeyena, and Katilia.

    David is grateful for God’s protection from COVID-19 and for providing him with Audio Bibles and DMM Signage Bookmarks for his Lighthouses.

     


    Updates from the field:

    January 2020

    In January, David became a Monitor of Lokori Zone! He shared the Gospel in Kaloitayeng Village, and 10 people accepted Christ and 15 were baptized. An average of 264 members attended church each Sunday in all 5 churches combined. David is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsor. He continues to pray for peace for the area.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace

    – Prayer for Pastor’s family protection and care from God and the church

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    – Insecurity on the road and the place where the church is located

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Mike & Marsha

    Thank you for your generous contribution towards the work of God’s ministry that we are doing in Turkana. It is a blessing. May God bless you daily. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary David shared the Gospel in Nakwakaal Village, and 21 people accepted Christ and were baptized. A new church was planted in Nakwakaal! An average of 289 members attended church each Sunday in all 5 churches combined. David is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsor. He continues to pray for rain for the area.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    – Prayer for my family

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    – Drought in the area due to short rainfalls

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Warm greetings in Jesus name. Thank for the financial and prayer support. God bless you daily. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary David shared the Gospel in Kaekinyate Village, and 8 people accepted Christ. He disciples a class of 8 students, 5 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 248 members attended church each Sunday in all 4 churches combined. David is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsor.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary David shared the Gospel with the people of Nayanaekatwan Village, and 10 people accepted Christ. He disciples a class of 5 students. He had 239 believers attend church services in the mother church and three daughter churches.  David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

    – Protection for the Pastor’s family and care from God and the church

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity on the road and where the church is located

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Your sincere contribution towards God’s ministry that we are doing in Turkana is a blessing. God bless you daily. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary David shared the Gospel with the people of Nakwakaal Village and 10 people accepted Christ. He continued to disciple a class of 10 students. 18 new members were added to the mother church and 20 new members to the daughter churches. He had 262 believers attend church services in all the churches combined.  David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity on the road and where the church is located

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Warm greetings in Jesus name. Thanks for the financial and prayer support.

    God bless you daily. Thank you.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary David continued to disciple a class of 10 students. He trusts God for the construction of a church building. He had 106 believers attended church services this month in the mother church and 126 in the daughter churches. 18 mew members joined the church and 7 people accepted Christ. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

    – Prayers for David’s family

    – Protection and care from God over the church

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity on the road and where the church is located

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor, Mike and Marsha,

    Your sincere contribution towards God’s ministry in Turkanaland is a blessing.

    God bless you daily. Thank you.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary David continued to disciple a class of 10 students. He trusts God for the construction of a church building. 632 believers attended church services this month. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

    – Prayers for David’s family

    – Protection and care from God over the church

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity on the road and where the church is located

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor, Mike and Marsha,

    Your sincere contribution towards God’s ministry in Turkanaland is a blessing.

    God bless you daily. Thank you.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary David shared the Gospel in the villages of Ngiimeyana and Karuko, and 3 people accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 10 students. He trusts God for the construction of a church building. 623 believers attended church this month. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity on the road and where the church is located

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor, Mike and Marsha,

    Your sincere contribution towards God’s ministry in Turkanaland is a blessing.

    God bless you daily. Thank you.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary David Koriang shared the Gospel at the Ngimeyana and Karuko villages, and 7 souls came to Christ. He disciples a class of 10 people. He trusts God for the church construction. 635 believers attended church services this month. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor .


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary David Koriang reached the Ngimeyana Village with the Gospel, and 5 souls came to Christ. He disciples a class of 10 people. He planted a new church at Ngimeyana. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor .


    February 2019

    In February, Missionary David saw an average attendance of 19 in the village of Kaaruko. They added three new members this month. They did an outreach to the village of Lomeyana, where 80 people attended, and five gave their lives to Christ. He has five attending discipleship classes in the area. He also visited the churches in Katilla and Echoke, where 72 came and worshiped.

    Prayer Needs

    – For church members to be baptized with the Holy Spirit

    – The need for Early Childhood Development Education program

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – Drought

    – Long distances to travel between villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Greetings to you in Jesus name. How are you? I hope you are fine. I am also fine and strong in Christ our Father. I thank you so much for your sponsorship and support. I am glad to be in the mission field and serving the Lord Jesus Christ. May God bless you and your family.


    January 2019

    Missionary David pastors the church in Kaaruko, where the average attendance in January was 102. He saw five new people join the church this month. He did an outreach in the village of Nakabosan, where 75 people attended, and five gave their lives to Christ. He has ten people enrolled in the discipleship classes. He also serves the villages of Echoke and Nakwamekwi, where the combined attendance is 118. He is planning on doing an outreach to the village of Epur in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church members to be baptized with the Holy Spirit

    – Pray for school children as they go back to school

    – Spiritual maturity of the Body of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distance

    – Insecurity on the road and the place where the church is located

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Mike & Marsha,

    Greetings to you. I am grateful for your financial support in the ministry here.


    December 2018

    In December, Missionary David Koriang reached Ngimeyana village with the Word of God and 10 souls came to Christ. He discipled a class of 10 people. He prays for Godly protection in 2019 and for the church construction. An average of 186 believers attended the church during this month. David is grateful for the support and prayers offered by his sponsor.


    November 2018

    In November, Missionary David Koriang reached Ngimeya village with the Word of the Gospel and 14 souls came to Christ. He discipled a class of 10 people. He prays for the residents in Turkana and all the believers. He faces challenges such as insecurity and walking long distances to preach the Gospel. An average of 187 believers attended the church during this month. David is much humbled for the love and care the sponsors have towards supporting the Gospel in Turkana.

    Prayer Needs

    – Pray for the residents in Turkana.

    – Pray for believers.

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distance

    – Insecurity

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear sponsor,

    May you be blessed for the good work God has instilled in you to support the people in Turkana for His work. We wish you Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019. Thank you.