Thomas Lokora Esinyen

    THOMAS LOKORA ESINYEN

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Main Village: Lopusiki

    # of Churches: 1

    Total Members: 96

    Lighthouses: 1

    Champions: 1

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 12

     


    Updates from the field:

    June 2021

    In June, Motivator Thomas ministered to his church family. About 96 members attended each Sunday, and 1 new member joined.


    May 2021

    In May, Motivator Thomas ministered to his church family. 131 believers attended services this month. he did an outreach in Lomilmil Village (about 20 kms/12.4 miles away) and 34 people accepted Christ. He is planning an outreach in Namoni Village (10 kms/6.2 miles away) in July. He is thankful for the support and prayers from SHARE International and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.


    April 2021

    In April, Motivator Thomas ministered to his church family. 102 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in Lomilmil Village (about 20 kms/12.4 miles away) in July 2021. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Thomas ministered to his church family. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction and for the people who are migrating due to lack of water. 96 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in Lomilmil Village and Namoni Village (about 10 miles away) in 2021. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Thomas ministered to his church family and also shared the Gospel with the villagers in Logangaa Village where 5 people accepted Christ. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction and for the people who are migrating due to lack of water. 97 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in Lomilmil Village (about 10 miles away) in November. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Migration of people in search of water

    – Corona Virus pandemic


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Thomas was able to minister to his church family as a whole again with the COVID restriction having been lifted. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 74 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in the Village of Namoni (about 10.5 miles away) in the future. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Migration of people in search of water

    – Corona Virus pandemic


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Thomas continued to minister to his church family. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 105 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in the Villages of Namon and Lomilmil in the future. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Thomas continued to minister to his church family. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 108 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in the Villages of Namon and Lomilmil in the future. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Thomas continued to minister to his church family. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 104 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in the Villages of Namon and Lomilmil in the future. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Water problems


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Thomas shared the Word of God in Lokangae Village. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 166 believers attended services this month. Thomas is planning an outreach in the Villages of Namon and Lomilimil in the future. He is thankful for the support and prayers from Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Thomas shared the Word of God in Lokangae Village, and 85 people trusted Christ as Savior. A church was planted in this village! He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 158 believers attended services this month. Thomas is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock

    – Walking long distances between villages


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Thomas had an average of 106 members attend service each Sunday. He targets to reach Namon Village in the near future. Thomas is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    – Need for water

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Thomas shared the Word of God in Lopusiki Village. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Namon in the future. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 123 believers attended services this month.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Thomas shared the word of God in Lopusiki Village, but no conversions were reported. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Namon in the future. He prays for God’s provision for the church construction. 123 believers attended services this month.


    April 2019

    Thomas is the Missionary/Pastor to the church in Lopusiki. The average attendance each Sunday in April was 99 members. Thomas is currently with working with two other men, training them to help him in the work of evangelism and elders in the church. He is looking to do an outreach to the village of Namon in the near future. Thomas is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for food and water

    – Need for an Adult Literacy Teacher

    – Church construction

    – Strength to walk long distances to reach outlying villages

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – Walking long distances