Ekidor Ewoton Akoroto – Toposa Team

    EKIDOR EWOTON AKOROTO

    Wife: Christine Lobongon Ekidor

    Children:
    Priscar, Jonathan,
    Manasse, Faith,
    Lokaale, Michael

    SIMI Class: 2017-18

    Zone: Kachoda

    Main Village: Lowarengak (pop. 1,500)

    # of Churches: 3

    Total Members: 343

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 9

    Note to Sponsor:
    I would like to thank my brother in Christ for standing with me in doing the work of God. Thank you.


    Updates from the field:

    2021

    August

    On August 16th, Ekidor (along with 6 other missionaries) left for their new calling to minister to the people of Toposa, South Sudan. However, Ekidor’s churches continued to meet each Sunday, and 1 person was saved. About 64 members attended regularly in the mother church, and 126 attended in the 2 daughter churches combined. Ekidor is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He requests prayers for God’s favor and protection in his new mission field in Toposaland.

    July

    In July, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 57 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 55 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village and 65 in Pringan Village. He also did and outreach to Nayanae Kabaran Village. At this time no one made a decision to accept Christ. He is planning on going back in the future. It is about 8kms/5 miles away. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village. He has completed his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field of South Sudan soon.

    June

    In June, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 60 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 103 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village and 65 in Pringan Village. He also did and outreach to Lochor-Edome Village and 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. There are now 11 disciples attending Lighthouses. Ekidor is planning an outreach to Nayanae Kabaran Village (8 kms/5 miles away) sometime in the future. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for water for this region and for the members of his congregations that are migrating in search of water for their livestock. He has completed his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field of South Sudan in July.

    May

    In May, Ekidor ministered to his church family. 102 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lowarengak Village and 93 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village. He also did and outreach to Nayanae-kabaran Village and 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized. There are now 2 Champions leading 2 Lighthouses with 8 disciples attending. Ekidor is planning an outreach to Lochor-edome Village (9 kms/5.6 miles away) sometime in the future. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is working on his paperwork and hopes to be leaving to his new mission field by the end of June.

    April

    In April, Motivator Ekidor ministered to his church family and to the Village of Nayanae-edome and 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized! An average of 90 members attended services in the mother church this month and 116 in the daughter church. Ekidor is working on the goverment paperwork that is needed for him to begin his new ministry in South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment, hopefully by the end of June. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    March

    In March, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nayanae-Kabaran Village where 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 66 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 101 members attended in the daughter church in Nachukui Vllage. He is planning an outreach to Mlango Village (7 kms/4.3 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nagis Village where 3 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 74 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 116 members attended in the daughter church in Nachukui Vllage. He now has 2 Champions leading 2 Lighthouses and 8 discples attending. He is planning an outreach to Todonyang Village (30 kms/18.6 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him that he would stay strong in his faith.

    January

    In January, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Nagis Village where 2 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 95 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 82 in the daughter church in Nachukui Village. He is planning an outreach in Nebuin Village (13 kms/8 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength to minister.


    2020

    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Lochor-edome where 4 people accepted Christ and were baptized. 85 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 98 members attended services in the daughter church. He is planning an outreach in Elelea Village (6 kms/3.7 miles away) sometime in the future. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he ministers.

    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church and in Lochor-edome where one person accepted Christ. 20 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church, and 20 members attended church each Sunday. Ekidor is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Ekidor ministered in the mother church, and 1 person accepted Christ. Approximately 18 members attended church each Sunday. Ekidor has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 6 disciples attending. Pray with us that many more will join the church and Lighthouses soon.

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Nachukul and Piringan, and 2 people gave their lives to Christ. A new church was planted in Piringan! An average of 170 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nayanae Kabaran in the future after the stay at home order has been lifted.

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ and 83 people were baptized. He is discipling 10 people and those 10 people can share their faith with non believers with confidence. An average of 125 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ and 80 people were baptized. He is discipling 10 people and those 10 people can share their faith with non believers with confidence. An average of 77 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.


    2019

    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ and 75 people were baptized. He is discipling 15 people. An average of 101 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. He is hoping to visit Piringan Village in the future to do an outreach. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 80 people were baptized. He is discipling 15 people. An average of 93 people attended Sunday services in the mother and daughter church. He is hoping to visit Piringan Village in the future to do an outreach. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Lowarengak, and 100 people gave their lives to Christ. He is discipling 15 people. An average of 143 people attended Sunday service. He is hoping to visit Piringan Village in the future to do an outreach. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Ekidor shared the Gospel in the Village of Nachukui. He is discipling 10 people. An average of 148 people attended Sunday services. He is hoping to visit Piringan Village in the future to do an outreach. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Ekidor  shared the Gospel in the Village of Nachukui with 1500 people. 100 people accepted Christ and 90 were baptized. He is discipling 10 people. An average of 216 people attended Sunday service. He is hoping to visit Pirigan Village in the future to do an outreach. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Ekidor Akoroto shared the Gospel with 30 people in Nachukui village. He is currently discipling 10 people. An average of 203 people attended Sunday service. He is looking at visiting the Village of Pirigan in the near future. He gives thanks to the sponsor for the support.

    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Ekidor Akoroto reached the Nachukui Village, and 3 people came to Christ. 6 others were baptized. He disciples a class of 8 people. He prays for God’s grace and blessings in the ministry. An average of 203 believers attend Sunday service each week. He targets Pringan village. Jospeh is thankful for the support form his sponsor.

    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Ekidor Akoroto reached the Lowarengak Village (pop. 1600), where 80 people gave their lives to Jesus. He targets the Pringan Village. Ekidor gives thanks to his sponsor for the support.

    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Ekidor Akoroto reached the Lowoarengak Village (pop. 15,000), and 130 people gave their lives to Jesus. 80 believers were baptized. He disciples a class of 60 people, and 15 of them can freely witness or testify with others. He targets the Pringan Village. Ekidor gives thanks to the sponsor for their support.

    February 2019

    Missionary Ekidor serves the church in Lowarengak where an average of 62 people worshiped in February. Ekidor reported that 50 people were baptized this month and that four people are attending discipleship classes. He has seven elders that have been trained that are helping him with the work of evangelism. He also serves the village of Nachukui where an average of fifteen people to worship together. He is looking at doing an outreach in the village of Piringan in the near future.