Jacob Long’ol Ekai Topos, Monitor

    JACOB LONG’OL EKAI TOPOS

    SIMI Class: 2016-2017

    Zone: Lokori

    Main Village: Naukotlem

    # of Churches: 4

    Total Members: 146

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 16

    Next Targeted Church Plant: Nakaskou Village – October 2020

    Church Progress:
    A total of 82 members attend in the mother church regularly – 10 men, 31 women, 7 young men, 6 young women, and 28 children. The daughter churches are located in the villages of Lopeduru (28 members), Kangisaja (21 members), and Morukomol (15 members).

    Jacob is grateful for keeping his village safe from COVID and for providing Audio Bibles and DMM Signage Bookmarks for his Lighthouses.

     


    Updates from the field:

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Jacob shared the Gospel in Namoruakwan Village, and 12 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 16 students in Discipleship Class, 12 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 224 members attended church each Sunday in 4 churches combined. (Naukotolem, Kangisaja, Naukotlem, and Norukomol Villages) Jacob is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – For those taking the discipleship class to become stronger in their faith

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of people

    – Traditions

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise be to the living God, my Sponsor,

    I am very grateful for the support that you give to me so that I can spread the Gospel of Christ Jesus. May God bless you abundantly. Thank you.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Jacob shared the Gospel in Namoruakwan Village, and 12 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 16 students in Discipleship Class, 12 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 160 members attended church each Sunday in 3 churches combined. Jacob is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Christians in the church

     

    Challenges

    – Nomad-ism

    – Traditions

    Note To Sponsor

    My dear supporter,

    God bless you abundantly for the monthly financial and prayer support. Be blessed. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Jacob shared the Gospel in Namoruakwan Village, and 12 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 16 students in Discipleship Class, 12 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 115 members attended church each Sunday in 2 churches combined. Jacob is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Christians in the church

    Note To Sponsor

    My dear supporter,

    God bless you abundantly for the monthly financial and prayer support. Be blessed. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Jacob shared the Gospel in Ekabur Village, and 19 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 30 students in Discipleship Class, 19 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 308 members attended church each Sunday in all 5 churches combined. Jacob is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Christians in the church

     

    Challenges

    – Nomadism

    – Cultural practices

    Note To Sponsor

    My dear supporter,

    God bless you abundantly for the monthly financial and prayer support. Be blessed. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Jacob shared the Gospel with 285 people in the Village of Namoruakwan, and 16 people came to Christ. There are currently 24 people in the discipleship class that Jacob is teaching. 191 members attended the church services this month. Jacob thanks his sponsor for supporting him.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the Christians in the church

     

    Challenges

    – People moving from one place to another to find food and water for their families and livestock

    – Cultural practices

    Note To Sponsor

    My dear supporter,

    God bless you abundantly for the monthly financial and prayer support. Be blessed. Thank you.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Jacob is praying for rainfall in Turkanaland. 358 members attended the church services this month. He is looking at the villages of Lokaburu and Lokorokor for future church planting. Jacob thanks his sponsor for supporting him.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Jacob discipled a class of 26 people. He prays for rainfall in Turkanaland. 346 members attended the church services this month. He is looking at the villages of Lokaburu and Lokorokor for future church planting. Jacob thanks his sponsor for supporting him.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Jacob remained in the Naukotlem Village to disciple a class of 26 people. He prays for rainfall in Turkanaland. 356 members attended the church services this month. He targets the Lokaburu and Lokorokor villages for future church planting. Jacob thanks his sponsor for supporting him.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Jacob visited Lokaburu Village and shared the Word of God. He disciples a class of 26 people. He prays for rainfall in Turkanaland. 347 members attended the church services this month. He targets Lokaburu and Lokorokor for future church planting. Jacob thanks the sponsor for supporting him.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Jacob reached 350 people in the Lokaburu Village, where 4 souls came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 26 people. He prays for spiritual maturity. The persistent drought has triggered migration of pastoralist in search of pasture and water. 347 members attended the church services this month. He targets Lokaburu and Lokorokor for future church planting. Jacob thanks the sponsor for supporting him.


    February 2019

    In February, Jacob did an outreach to the village of Namouruakwan, where 16 people gave their lives to Christ. He also held services in the villages of Morukomol, Lopeduru, Kangisaja, and Namourakwan. The attendance at these services combined was 210.

    Prayer Needs

    – More people to become followers of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – People moving from one place to another to find food and water for their families and livestock

    – Drought

    – Long distance travelling on rough terrain

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you for your continued support of God’s work and also for praying for us. God’s blessings on you. Thank you.


    January 2018

    Missionary Jacob Topos leads the main church in the village of Naukotolem, where the average attendance this month was 94. He has 26 people enrolled in the discipleship class. They did an outreach to the village of Lokaboru, where four people gave their lives to Christ. They are planning on doing an outreach to the village of Lokrkor in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – More people to become followers of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – People moving from one place to another to find food and water for their families and livestock

    – Drought

    – Long distance traveling on rough terrain

    Note To Sponsor

    I am grateful for your financial assistance. Thank you. This has enabled me to do the work of the ministry. Thank you.