David Ing’olan Nakokil, Monitor

    DAVID ING’OLAN NAKOKIL

    Wife: Mary Ingolan Maraka

    Children:
    Abel Etabo, Dan Engor,
    Mathew Ekai, Obadia Ekaalee

    Adopted Children:
    Alex Ekai, John Ekaru,
    Calos Ejikon, Emze Nabuin

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Kalemngorok

    # of Churches: 5

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 13

    Main Village: Lopur
    With a population of more than 980, their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming, while some are doing small scale business in Lopur Village. 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 are the source of life and protection.

     

    Church Progress:
    As a result of evangelizing and witnessing by Missionary David Ingolan, the church enrollment is increasing rapidly. 45 adults have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly. The number of born again youth is 15, and there are 40 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator David shared the Gospel in his church. An average of 178 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lopur Village. 269 members attended church in the 3 churches combined. David is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – For David’s family

    – That David’s children would be able to attend school

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior part of Kalemngorok Zone is a challenge

    – Walking long distances


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator David shared the Gospel. An average of 180 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lopur Village. 363 members attended church in the 3 churches combined. He is currently discipling 7 students. David is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors so as to reach more people with the Gospel

    – For his family

    – That his children would be able to attend school

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior part of Kalemngorok Zone is a challenge

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary David shared the Gospel. An average of 180 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lopur Village. 280 members attended church in the 3 churches combined. David 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 to the Village of Kangiragae in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors so as to reach more people with the Gospel

    – Spiritual support

    – That his children would be able to attend school

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior part of Kalemngorok Zone is a challenge


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary David shared the Gospel. An average of 180 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lopur Village. 130 members attended church in the 3 daughter churches combined. David is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk long distances to visit other villages

    – That his children would be able to attend school


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary David shared the Gospel in the Village of Aligoi, and 10 people accepted Christ. An average of 376 believers attended Sunday services. They added 10 new members.

    Prayer Needs

    – The need for a house

    – That his children would be able to attend school

     

    Challenges

    – Church construction


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary David shared the Gospel in the Village of Angarabat, and 20 people accepted Christ. An average of 311 believers attended Sunday services. They added 8 new members. There are 10 students attending discipleship classes. David is looking at doing an outreach in the Village of Kakipom in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors so as to reach more people with the Gospel

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Worshiping under a tree


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary David ministered to the mother church and daughter churches. An average of 369 believers attended Sunday services. They added 16 new members. There are 4 students attending discipleship classes. David also has 4 evangelist/elders that have been trained to help him with the ministry work. David is grateful to Share International for their support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Grace and favor of God upon David for His work in Lopur area

    – Spiritual maturity of the body of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach out to other villages

    – High rate of illiteracy

    – Stability of the daughter churches in terms of church leadership


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary David shared the Gospel again with the people in the Village of Lopur. An average of 217 believers attended Sunday services this month. David is grateful to Share International for their support.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors to reach more people with the Gospel

    – Strength to walk long distances to reach other villages

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior of their land is challenging

    – Illiteracy


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary David shared the Gospel in the Village of Lopur, and 162 people accepted Christ. 62 people were baptized. He is currently discipling a class of 21 students. An average of 191 believers attended Sunday services this month. David is grateful to Share International for their support.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors to reach more people with the Gospel

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior of their land is challenging

    – Walking long distances to reach villages


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary David had 21 students in Discipleship Class. The mother church had an average of 152 members attend service each Sunday. The daughter churches gained 7 new members.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to open doors to reach more people with the Gospel

    – David’s family

    – David’s children to be able to attend school

    – Completion of the church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Reaching the interior of their land is challenging

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages


    April 2019

    In April, the average attendance was 161, with 5 new members added in the mother church. There are currently 4 people enrolled in discipleship classes. In the daughter churches there are about 50 people attending weekly. They added 6 new members in the daughter churches this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Grace and favor of God upon David and His work in Lopur area

    – That the local children will be able to attend school

    – Spiritual maturity of the body of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – The distance of reaching out to other villages is vast, and walking is strenuous

    – Drought and famine

    – Stability of the daughter churches in terms of church leadership


    March 2019

    Missionary David serves as the pastor to the village of Lopur. The average church attendance each Sunday is 147. He saw 7 new members added to the church this month. They did an outreach to the village of Kagitonkori, where three people accepted Christ as Savior. There are four people attending the discipleship class in Kagitonkori. David has four men who have been trained to help him with his work of evangelism. He also serves in the following villages: Kekunyuk, Nakebusen, and Kagitankori. These churches are about 40 km from Lopur.

    Prayer Needs

    – Grace and favor of God upon David and His work in Lopur area

    – Financial breakthrough

    – Open doors for the Gospel to reach many more lost souls

     

    Challenges

    – The distance of reaching out to the villages is vast, walking is strenuous

    – Drought and famine