Joshua Lokieny

    JOSHUA LOKIENY

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2014

    Zone: Nayada

    Villages: Lomil & Naduat/Nakwakitela

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: +160

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 15

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, I want to first of all thank God for enabling us reach the end of the year 2021. In deed His grace has been sufficient to us all. Thank you also for the continued support towards the ministry. Be blessed.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    May

    In May, Monitor Joshua ministered in both churches. About 159 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 89 attended in the daughter church. 8 disciples led others to a saving faith. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Monitor Joshua ministered in both churches, and 2 people accepted Christ as Savior. About 155 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 98 attended in the daughter church. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    March

    In March, Monitor Joshua held services in both churches. About 86 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 82 attended in the daughter church. Joshua also shared the Gospel in Nabenyo Village, and 10 people were saved. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Monitor Joshua held services in both churches. About 82 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 87 attended in the daughter church. Joshua prays to reach more unreached villages with the Gospel. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Monitor Joshua continued to minister in both churches. In addition to regular church services, Joseph does sacraments, baptisms, homestead-to-homestead evangelism, and teaches the DMM methodology. He plans to reach 2 more villages with the Gospel in 2022 – Kobwiin Village and Kalobenyo Village.


    2021

    December

    In December, Monitor Joshua held services in the mother church and about 116 members attended each Sunday. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He is grateful for God healing his daughter who was very ill.

    November

    In November, Monitor Joshua held services in 2 churches. About 130 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 73 attended in the daughter church in Naduat/Nakwakitela Village. He is planning an outreach to Kobwiin Village, about 14 kms/8.7 miles away, sometime next year. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    October

    In October, Monitor Joshua held services in 2 churches. About 150 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 68 attended in the daughter church in Naduat/Nakwakitela Village. He is planning an outreach to Lokop Village, about 15 kms/9.3 miles away, sometime in December. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He is grateful for God healing his daughter who was ill, and asks that you pray with him for the members of the congregation that need to migrate in search of food and water for their livestock and also for strength as he walks from village to village.

    September

    In September, Monitor Joshua held services in 2 churches. About 115 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 68 attended in the daughter church in Naduat/Nakwakitela Village. He is planning an outreach to Lokop Village, about 15 kms/9.3 miles away, sometime in December. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He is grateful for good health for his family and asks that you pray with him for the members of the congregation that need to migrate in search of food and water for their livestock.

    August

    In August, Monitor Joshua held services in 2 churches. About 114 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 51 attended in the daughter church in Naduat Village. Joshua is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He requests prayers for healing of his back.

    July

    In July, Monitor Joshua ministered to his church family. About 148 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 166 in the two daughter churches. He also did an outreach in Nakwakitela Village and 2 people accepted Christ. He is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for complete healing for himself from his illness and also that the Gospel would take root in the hearts of the young people and make a difference in their lives.

    June

    In June, Monitor Joshua ministered to his church family. About 194 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 118 in the daughter church. He is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Monitor Joshua ministered to his church family. About 147 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 126 in the daughter church. He also did an outreach in Nataaba Village and 14 people accepted Christ when he shared the Gospel. He now has 5 Champions leading 5 Lighthouses, discipling 25 people. He is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.


    2020

    November

    In November, Monitor Joshua ministered in his home church, and 167 members attended each Sunday. Pray that the Lord will provide a way for Joshua to fix his motorbike. He is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    October

    In October, Monitor Joshua ministered to the home church where 164 members attended each Sunday.  He is asking for prayers for strength as he walks to each of his villages that he serves. Joshua is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    September 

    In September, Monitor Joshua resumed services in 2 of the churches. About 137 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 74 attended in the daughter church in Lomil Village. Joshua has started 4 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 20 disciples attending.

    March

    In March, Monitor Joshua shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakwakitela. 195 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 333 in the 3 daughter churches. Joshua has 33 students in Discipleship Class. Joshua is grateful to his sponsor for the support he receives.

    February 

    In February, Monitor Joshua shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakai Apoo, and 12 people gave their lives to Christ. 209 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 304 in the 3 daughter churches. Joshua has 24 students in Discipleship Class. Joshua is grateful to his sponsor for the support he receives.

    January 

    In January, Joshua became a Monitor of Kachoda Zone! He shared the Gospel in the Village of Nabenyo, and 4 people gave their lives to Christ. 206 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 189 in the 3 daughter churches. Joshua has 12 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful to his sponsor for the support he receives. He is planning an outreach in the Village of Kareburi in the future.