Ingolan Ekidor Lokiyor

    INGOLAN EKIDOR LOKIYOR

    Wife: Leah Akatorot Ingolan

    Children:
    James Ekuyen, Joseph Lore,
    Esther Asinyen, Irine Ebei,
    Eliud Ekal, Arot Lokyor

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Chokchok

    Main Village: Narengo (pop. 600)

    Village of Daughter Church:
    Nasigira (pop. 250; 4kms/2.5 miles away)

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 95

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 16


    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Napak Village, and 3 people accepted Christ. 117 members met each Sunday at the mother church in March and 70 members at the daughter church in Nasigira Village. A new Lighthouse was formed this month and there are now 21 disciples enrolled. Ingolan is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for rain for the parched land.


    February 2021

    In February, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Naoyakipor Village, and 2 people accepted Christ. Another Lighthouse was formed, now with 3 Lighthouses and 16 disciples.


    January 2021

    In January, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Akwanga Village, and 3 people accepted Christ. About 113members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 66 attended in the daughter church. Ingolan plans to reach Nabei Village (about 5 miles away) with the Gospel in February.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Naoyakipor Village, and 3 people accepted Christ. About 121 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 51 attended in the daughter church. Ingolan plans to reach Nabei Village (about 5 miles away) with the Gospel in January.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Lokutuoma Village, and 3 people were saved. He also did an outreach to Apak Village. About 111 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 75 attended in the daughter church. Ingolan plans to reach Nabei Village (about 5 miles away) with the Gospel in January.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Ingolan ministered in both churches and in Namorunyang Village, and 3 people were saved. About 137 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 57 attended in the daughter church. Ingolan plans to reach Kakwat Village with the Gospel in November.


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Ingolan resumed services in the mother church and planted a new church in Nasigira Village! Approximately 34 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Narengo Village, and 55 attended in the new daughter church in Nasigira Village. Ingolan has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 10 disciples attending. Read more about the church plant and one of the new believer’s testimony at shareint.org/praises-petitions-week22.

    Prayer Needs

    – Protection from COVID for the church members

    – Lighthouses to be established in Nasigira Village soon

    – Support for the orphans

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Witchcraft


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Ingolan shared the Gospel in the Village of Lokutwama, and 1 person accepted Christ. He has 4 students in Discipleship Class. 71 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan 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 in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Water


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Ingolan shared the Gospel in the Village of Napak, and 2 people accepted Christ. He has 4 students in Discipleship Class. 68 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan 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 in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    – Drought & famine


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel in the Village of Kawayakipor, and 2 people accepted Christ. He has 2 students in Discipleship Class. 67 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan 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 in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Traditions

    – Lack of water

    – Drought


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel, and 2 people accepted Christ. He has 3 students in Discipleship Class. 70 members attended church each Sunday. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 4 person accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 students. 69 people attended church services this month, with 2 new members added. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwat in the near future. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

     

    Challenges

    – Cult churches

    – Migration of people in search of water and food for their families and livestock

    – Diseases


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Napak, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 people. 58 people attended church services this month, with 3 new members added. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Kakwat in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Family needs

    – Orphans and widows needs


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Ing’olan shared the Gospel again with the people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 1 person accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 4 students. 86 people attended church services this month, with 2 new members added. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwat in the near future. Ingolan is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel to 36 people in the Village of Nawoyakipor, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is currently discipling a class of 3 people. 90 people attended church services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwaat in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church building

    – Water

    – Health facility

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Migration of people


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Ingolan shared the Gospel with 28 people in the Village of Nawoyakipor village, where 3 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 3 people. 97 people attended church services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Witchcraft


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Ingolan witnessed 3 people give their lives to Christ. He targets to reach the Kakwat Village in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Low funds

    – Famine and drought


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Ingolan had 5 people from Apak Village attend Discipleship Class. An average of 84 believers attended service each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Low funds

    – Famine and drought


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Ingolan ministered in the Apak Village, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. An average of 108 members attended service each Sunday, with 4 new members added.


    February 2019

    Missionary Ingolan is the pastor of the church in Narengo, where the average attendance each Sunday is 77. They saw five new members join the church this month. They did an outreach to the village of Lokutama, where six people accepted Christ. Missionary Ingolan has four elders who have been trained and work with him doing evangelism in the area. He is planning to do an outreach in the village of Kakwaat in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Drought and famine in Narengo

    – Insufficient family needs (clothing and medicine)

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a medical clinic nearby

    – Lack of support to the needy members in our church

    – Witchdoctors preaching their traditional beliefs

    – Low church attendance due to migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock