Michael Lokatur

    MICHAEL LOKATUR

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2013

    Zone: Nayada

    Villages: Lolim (pop. 500),
    Kouriong, Kamorunyang, & Namus

    # of Churches: 4

    Total Members: 395

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 21

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, Thank you for the support you are giving me and the ministry.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    May

    In May, Motivator Michael held services in all 4 churches. About 113 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 337 attended in the 3 daughter churches combined. There are 21 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Michael is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. About 82 believers met each week in the mother church in Kanamkemer Village this month and 374 in the 3 daughter churches combined. Five new members were added to the mother church this month and 13 in the daughter churches. Michael is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him that the church would stay strong and for the many that are migrating because of the drought.

    March

    In March, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. About 74 believers met each week in the mother church in Kanamkemer Village this month and 355 in the 3 daughter churches combined. Five new members were added to the mother church this month. Michael is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him that the church would stay strong and for the many that are migrating because of the drought.

    February

    In February, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. About 82 believers met each week in the mother church in Kanamkemer Village this month and 344 in the 3 daughter churches combined. Michael is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him that the church would stay strong and for the many that are migrating because of the drought.

    January

    In January, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families every week. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 123 and 272 in the 3 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach to Kaekorongorok Village, 20 kms/12.4 miles away, sometime in April. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him that the church would continue to be strong and for those who are suffering from drought and famine.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 81 and 252 in 3 of the daughter churches combined. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him that the church would continue to be strong and for those who are suffering from drought and famine.

    November

    In November, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 74 and 437 in the 3 daughter churches combined. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him that the new believers would grow in their faith and also pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region and for his congregation as many of them are migrating in search of green grass for their livestock.

    October

    In October, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 83 and 358 in the 4 daughter churches combined. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for peace among the church members and leaders.

    September

    In September, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 80 and 436 in the 4 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in Amus Village about 35 kms/21.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him that the new believers would grow in their faith and also pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region and for his congregation as many of them are migrating in search of green grass for their livestock.

    August

    In August, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 70 and 422 in the 3 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in Amus Village about 35 kms/21.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor, He is praising God for the impact that the DMM materials has had on the villagers in his area. He asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region and for his congregation as many of them are migrating in search of green grass for their livestock.

    July

    In July, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 85 and 306 in the 3 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in Amus Village about 35 kms/21.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region and for his congregation as many of them are migrating in search of green grass for their livestock.

    June 

    In June, Motivator Michael ministered to his church families. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 67 and 345 in the 3 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in Amus Village about 35 kms/21.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region.

    May 

    In May, Motivator Michael ministered to his home church. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 70. He is planning an outreach in Amus Village about 35 kms/21.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region.

    April 

    In April, Motivator Michael ministered to his home church. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 93. He now has 28 members being discipled by Champions in Lighthouses. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region.


    2020

    October 

    In October, Motivator Michael ministered to his home church. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 35. He prays that God would strengthen the daughter churches. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    September 

    In September, Motivator Michael was once again able to share the Gospel in his area in a large group setting as the COVID restrictions have been lifted. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 46. The attendance in the 4 daughter churches combined was 310. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    March 

    In March, Motivator Michael continued to share the Gospel in his area. Michael has 15 students in Discipleship Class. Michael is currently leading 5 churches. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 65. The attendance in the 4 daughter churches combined was 1,212. 27 new members were added to the daughter churches and 9 new members to the mother church. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator Michael continued to share the Gospel in his area and 7 were saved. Michael has 9 students in Discipleship Class. Michael is currently leading 5 churches. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 70. The attendance in the 4 daughter churches combined was 1,053. 21 new members were added to the daughter churches. Michael is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    January 

    In January, Motivator Michael continued to share the Gospel in his area and 5 were saved and 12 baptized! Michael has 15 students in Discipleship Class. Michael is currently leading 5 churches. The average attendance this month in the mother church was 54. The attendance in the 4 daughter churches combined was 1,111. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.