Peter Kalian

    PETER KALIAN

    SIMI Class: 2016-2017

    Zone: Sopel

    Main Village: Kangalita

    # of Churches: 6

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 5

    Champions: 5

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 29

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Peter shared the Gospel in Nakuja-ekalale Village, and 28 people gave their lives to Christ. About 333 members attended church services in the mother church and 4 daughter churches combined. Peter is grateful to Share International for the prayers and financial support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Some church members are migrating


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Peter shared the Gospel with the people in Kimiriki Village, and 20 people gave their lives.  373 members attended church services in the mother church and 4 daughter churches combined. Peter is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the church

     

    Challenges

    – Most people are pastoralists


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Peter shared the Gospel, and 30 people gave their lives to Christ and 30 were baptized! There are 30 students attending the Discipleship Class.  372 members attended church services in the mother church and 5 daughter churches combined. Peter is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the church

     

    Challenges

    – Church structure


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Peter shared the Gospel, and 30 people gave their lives to Christ and 20 were baptized! There are 20 students attending the Discipleship Class.  414 members attended church services in the mother church and 4 daughter churches combined. Peter is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to give us knowledge so that we can teach the people the accurate Word of God

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a church structure


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Peter shared the Gospel, and 40 people gave their lives to Christ! 355 members attended church services in the mother church and 4 daughter churches combined. Peter is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Peter ministered in Nakuja-ekalale and Ayanae-ebur, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. 7 new members were added to the daughter churches. The average attendance for worship services this month in the mother and daughter churches was 377. Peter is grateful for the financial and spiritual support that he receives from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the church


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Peter Kalian shared the Gospel again with the Village of Kalolari, and 20 people accepted Christ. 346 people attended church services this month. Peter appreciates Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to give Peter knowledge so that he can teach people the Word of God

     

    Challenges

    – Diseases


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Peter had an average of 90 believers attend church service each Sunday in the mother church. 30 people came to Christ, and 34 believers were baptized this month. The daughter churches gained 10 new members.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual maturity of the church

     

    Challenges

    – Witchcraft


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Peter Kalian shared the Gospel again with the Village of Kalolari, and 40 people accepted Christ. 60 people attended church services this month.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Peter Kalian shared the Gospel with the Village of Kalolari, population 340. 50 people accepted Christ as Savior, and 22 were baptized. 60 people attended church services this month.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Peter Kalian reached the Umusalaba Village, and 30 people came to Christ. He prays for people to have the heart of God in the ministry and for God to provide rainfall. 320 people attended church services this month. Peter is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to strengthen Peter in order to spread the Gospel further

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Walking long distances


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Peter Kalian reached the Umusalaba Village, and 40 people came to Christ. He prays for the people to have the heart of God in the ministry and for God to provide rainfall. 191 people attended church services this month. Peter appreciates Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    February 2019

    Missionary Peter is the pastor of the church in Kangalita, where an average of 124 people meet for services each week. Twenty people accepted Christ as Savior, and were added to the church this month. Missionary Peter has three elders who have been trained and help him with evangelism. He also serves the villages of Kapese, Nakitoe, Kono, and Emusalaba. The combined average attendance for all these villages is 255. There were 15 people added to these churches this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Pray that God will give Peter the strength to do His work

    – That God would give Peter the faith and courage to spread His Word

    –  Strength to walk the long distances needed in order to reach the unreached villages with the Gospel of Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Most people are pastoralists so they travel to find food and water for their families and livestock.

    – Hunger