Ekidor Ewoton Akoroto, Toposa Team

    EKIDOR EWOTON AKOROTO

    SIMI Class: 2017-18

    Wife: Christine Lobongon Ekidor

    Children:
    Priscar, Jonathan,
    Manasse, Faith,
    Lokaale, Michael

    Location: Toposa, South Sudan

    Note to Sponsor:
    I would like to thank my brother in Christ for standing with me in doing the work of God. Thank you.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    October

    In October, Ekidor revisited Chumalem and Nalere Villages. 3 people were saved this month and were baptized. Ekidor spends time with new believers listening to the Audio Bible and discussing the lessons. Ekidor is still training 5 believers how to become Champions. He is grateful for the rains they have been receiving.

    September

    In September, Ekidor revisited Chumalem and Nalere Villages. 10 people were saved this month, and 17 believers were baptized! Ekidor spends time with new believers listening to the Audio Bible and discussing the lessons. He distributed 20 more Audio Bibles this month. Ekidor is still training 5 believers how to become Champions. He is grateful for the rains they have been receiving.

    August

    In August, Ekidor continued sharing the Gospel in Nalemusekon Village. 5 people were saved this month. Ekidor spends time with new believers listening to the Audio Bible and discussing the lessons. He is still training 5 believers how to become Champions. He looks forward to establishing Lighthouses. They are grateful for the rains they have been receiving.

    June

    In June, Ekidor shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Nalere, Chumalem and Nalemusekon. 3 people were saved this month. Ekidor plans to revisit these villages weekly. He is training 5 believers how to become Champions. He looks forward to establishing Lighthouses and sharing more of God’s story. They are grateful for the rains they have been receiving.

    May

    In May, Ekidor shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Napusitirae, Moru angiilimo, and Nalemusekon. Reception of the Gospel has been good, and many have a desire to draw closer to God. 6 people were saved this month. Ekidor plans to meet with these new believers weekly. He prays for relief from hunger for the Toposa people, clean drinking water, and a medical facility to be established nearby. He is grateful for the rain that has come this month.

    April

    In April, Ekidor continued sharing the Gospel and developing relationships in 2 Toposa villages – Chumalem and Nalemusekon. The Audio Bibles and Jesus Film projectors have been very helpful. 6 people accepted Christ as Savior this month. Ekidor is training 3 people how to be Champions; they should be forming Lighthouses soon. He prays for relief from hunger for the Toposa people, clean drinking water, and a medical facility to be established nearby.

    March

    In March, Ekidor shared the Gospel in 2 Toposa villages – Chumalem and Natere. Reception of the Gospel has been good, and many have a desire to draw closer to God. Ekidor is training 2 people how to be Champions. He prays for relief from hunger for the Toposa people, clean drinking water, and a medical facility to be established nearby.


    2021

    September

    In September, Ekidor and the rest of the Toposa Missionary Team traveled back to Kenya to attend driving lessons and receive their new motorbikes. The Team will head back to Toposa soon to continue with surveying, evangelizing, and establishing their mission base. Ekidor has handed off leadership of his churches in Turkanaland to a trained pastor, Peter Morukirion Eregae. More information on Peter and the churches/villages he serves will be available soon.

    August

    On August 16th, Ekidor (along with 6 other missionaries) left for their new calling to minister to the people of Toposa, South Sudan. However, Ekidor’s churches continued to meet each Sunday, and 1 person was saved. About 64 members attended regularly in the mother church, and 126 attended in the 2 daughter churches combined. Ekidor is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He requests prayers for God’s favor and protection in his new mission field in Toposaland.

    July

    In July, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 57 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 55 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village and 65 in Pringan Village. He also did and outreach to Nayanae Kabaran Village. At this time no one made a decision to accept Christ. He is planning on going back in the future. It is about 8kms/5 miles away. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village. He has completed his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field of South Sudan soon.

    June

    In June, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 60 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 103 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village and 65 in Pringan Village. He also did and outreach to Lochor-Edome Village and 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. There are now 11 disciples attending Lighthouses. Ekidor is planning an outreach to Nayanae Kabaran Village (8 kms/5 miles away) sometime in the future. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for water for this region and for the members of his congregations that are migrating in search of water for their livestock. He has completed his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field of South Sudan in July.

    May

    In May, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 102 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 93 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village. He also did and outreach to Nayanae-kabaran Village and 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized. There are now 2 Champions leading 2 Lighthouses with 8 disciples attending. Ekidor is planning an outreach to Lochor-edome Village (9 kms/5.6 miles away) sometime in the future. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is working on his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field by the end of June.

    April

    In April, Motivator Ekidor ministered to his church family and to the Village of Nayanae-edome and 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized! An average of 90 members attended services in the mother church this month and 116 in the daughter church. Ekidor is working on the goverment paperwork that is needed for him to begin his new ministry in South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment, hopefully by the end of June. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    March

    In March, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nayanae-Kabaran Village where 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 66 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 101 members attended in the daughter church in Nachukui Vllage. He is planning an outreach to Mlango Village (7 kms/4.3 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nagis Village where 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 74 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 116 members attended in the daughter church in Nachukui Vllage. He now has 2 Champions leading 2 Lighthouses and 8 discples attending. He is planning an outreach to Todonyang Village (30 kms/18.6 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him that he would stay strong in his faith.

    January

    In January, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nagis Village where 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 95 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 82 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village. He is planning an outreach in Nebuin Village (13 kms/8 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength to minister.


    2020

    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Lochor-edome where 4 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 85 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 98 members attended services in the daughter church. He is planning an outreach in Elelea Village (6 kms/3.7 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he ministers.

    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Lochor-edome where one person accepted Christ. 20 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church, and 20 members attended church each Sunday. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church, and 1 person accepted Christ. Approximately 18 members attended church each Sunday. Ekidor has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 6 disciples attending. Pray with us that many more will join the church and Lighthouses soon.

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Nachukul and Piringan, and 2 people gave their lives to Christ. A new church was planted in Piringan! An average of 170 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nayanae Kabaran in the future after the stay at home order has been lifted.

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ and 83 people were baptized. He is discipling 10 people and those 10 people can share their faith with non believers with confidence. An average of 125 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ and 80 people were baptized. He is discipling 10 people and those 10 people can share their faith with non believers with confidence. An average of 77 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.