Joseph Lopir Lotubae, Toposa Team

    JOSEPH LOPIR LOTUBAE

    Marital Status: Married

    Children: 6

    Location: Toposa, South Sudan

    In April 2021, SHARE commissioned Joseph along with 14 other missionaries to begin outreach to the Toposa people of South Sudan. Joseph is originally from Toposa but had been living in Turkana, Kenya. He has served as an evangelist, associate pastor, and music minister.


    UPDATES FROM THE FIELD:

     

    2022

    October

    In October, Joseph continued sharing the Gospel in Peny-Peny, Lochuloit, and Natirait villages. 5 more people accepted Christ as Savior, and 14 believers were baptized. Joseph is still training 4 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. They are grateful for the rain they have been receiving.

    September

    In September, Joseph continued sharing the Gospel in Peny-Peny, Lojokormor, and Natirait villages. 5 more people accepted Christ as Savior. Joseph is training 4 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. They are grateful for the rain they have been receiving.

    August

    In August, Joseph shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Peny-Peny, Lojokormor, and Natirait. 4 people accepted Christ as Savior. Joseph is still training 6 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. They are very grateful for the rain they have been receiving.

    June

    In June, Joseph shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Peny-Peny, Lochuloit, and Natirait. 3 people accepted Christ as Savior. Joseph will continue sharing the Gospel with these villages weekly. 6 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. The team is very grateful for the rain they have been receiving.

    May

    In May, Joseph shared the Gospel in 4 Toposa villages – Peny-Peny, Lochuroit, Natiir and Lojomor. The people have had good reception and are eager to learn more about Jesus. 6 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups. 4 Audio Bibles and 4 signage bookmarks were distributed to new believers by Joseph this month. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. The team is very grateful for the rain that have come this month.

    April

    In April Joseph continued sharing the Gospel and developing relationships in 3 Toposa villages – Peny-Peny, Naminitoit, Lochuroit, and Lomaous. 7 people accepted Christ as Savior. 5 believers are being trained to be Champions; they should be forming Lighthouses soon. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water. Joseph is grateful for the hospitality of the Toposa people.

    March

    In March, Joseph shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Peny-Peny, Naminitoit, and Lochuroit. The people have had good reception and are eager to learn more about Jesus. 5 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges in this area are illiteracy, hunger, traditionalism, and scarcity of clean water.