John Akeny Lorukieny

    JOHN AKENY LORUKIENY

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Main Village: Lochor-Angierengo

    # of Churches: 4

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 33

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator John ministered in Karimoregai Village and 7 people accepted Christ. An average of 710 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 4 daughter churches combined. 8 new members joined the mother church this month and 14 new members joined the daughter churches. John is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nakabuk in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Personal health for John who has diabetes

    – Local fundraising for church construction

    – Water

    – Protection from the Coronavirus

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Migration of people

    Note To Sponsor

    I salute you my sponsor in Jesus’ name,

    I really appreciate the kind support that you have been sending to my family and I. God bless. Thank you.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator John ministered in Loburiang Village. 3 people were baptized. An average of 231 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 2 daughter churches combined. John currently has 20 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Wapet in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – More Leaders to be uplifted to help in ministry

    – Adult literacy class

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Church structure

    Note To Sponsor

    I salute you my sponsor in Jesus’ name,

    I really appreciate the kind support that you have been sending to my family and I. God bless. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary John ministered in Loburiang Village and Loupe Village. Five people accepted Christ and 25 people were baptized. An average of 166 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 2 daughter churches combined. John currently has 15 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Esanyanait in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – The need for an Adult Literacy School

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    My family is fine in Jesus name. Thank you for your financial support and prayers. God bless you abundantly.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary John ministered in Loburianga Village. An average of 70 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. John currently has 20 students in Discipleship Class, 10 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Support for the evangelists

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thanks for the financial support. Be blessed.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary John shared the Gospel with the people in the Villages of Nayanae Esikiriat and Wapet. 5 people gave their lives to Christ, and 33 people were baptized. 305 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 4 daughter churches. 15 new members were added this month. John is looking to do an outreach to the villages of Apak, Angabi, and Nachomin in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Literacy classes

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thanks for the financial support. Be blessed.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary John shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Naurienragae (pop. 600), and 28 people gave their lives to Christ. 659 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 6 daughter churches. 24 new members were added this month. John is looking to do an outreach to the Village of Esanyanait in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    My family is fine in Jesus name. Thank you for your financial support and prayers. God bless you abundantly.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary John Lorukieny continued to minister to the people in his village. 397 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 3 daughter churches. He is looking to do an outreach to the Village of Losanyanait in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Bibles

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – The long journeys between villages are tiresome

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Bridge Community Church, Greetings in Jesus’ precious name.

    My family is doing well. Thank you for your financial support and prayer that has enabled me to preach the Gospel of the Lord to the unreached people of Turkana. God bless you abundantly.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with 250 people in the Village of Asikiriat. 267 people attended services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Nachamin in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with 15 people in the Village of Asikiriat, and 3 people accepted Christ as their Savior. He is currently discipling a class of 14 members. 240 people attended services this month. He is praying that he will be able to obtain a means of transport so that he can travel to the distant villages easier and more frequently. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary John Lorukieny reached the Asikiriat village, and 6 people got saved. He disciples a class of 14 members. This month, 242 people attended services. John prays for a means of transportation. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with residents of Lochor-angiereng’o, and 20 people accepted Christ as their Savior. He prays for completion of the church. 239 people attended services this month. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

    – Need for an Adult Literacy teacher

    – Bibles

     

    Challenges

    – Distance

    – Migration of people

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Bridge Community Church, Greetings in Jesus’ precious name.

    My family is doing well. Thank you for your financial support and prayer. God bless you richly.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with residents of Lochor-angiereng’o. He prays for completion of the church. 239 people attended services this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for an Adult Literacy teacher

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Migration of people

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Bridge Community Church, Greetings in Jesus’ precious name.

    My family is doing well. Thank you for your financial support and prayer. God bless you richly.


    February 2019

    In February, the attendance jumped to 164. The ministry to the three surrounding villages of Tula-Balany, Kokerekerie and Moru-Ebur has grown to over 1,600. We praise God for this increase. They are still looking to do an outreach in the village of Napet. Pray with us for God’s timing.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – People wanting to hold on to traditional beliefs

    – Drought

    – Migration of church members due to drought (Families are searching for water and green grass for their animals.)

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Bridge Community Church, Greetings in Jesus’ precious name.

    My family is doing well. Thank you for your financial support and prayer. God bless you richly.


    January 2019

    This month, Missionary John Lorukieny had an average of 40 people attend services in the village of Lochor Angierengo. He also visits three other villages, and the average attendance for those villages totaled is 199. He is looking to do an outreach in the village of Napet. Pray for him and his church as they plan for this.

    Prayer Needs

    – Completion of the church building

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of people from one place to another

    Note To Sponsor

    Hello Church of God! Happy New Year! My family is fine in Jesus’ name. Thank you for your support that has enabled me to reach these villages. God bless you.