Gabriel Ariton Lokong

    GABRIEL ARITON LOKONG

    Zone: Sopel

    Villages: Kaikir & Natagor

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 227

    Lighthouses: 1

    Champions: 1

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 4

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, thank you for your prayers and support. God bless.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    April

    In April, Motivator Gabriel held services in both churches. About 80 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 73 attended in the daughter church. Gabriel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He prays for the church and his family to stay strong in the faith.

    March

    In March, Motivator Gabriel held services in both churches. About 70 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 57 attended in the daughter church. One person accepted Christ when the Gospel message was shared. Attendance is low due to migration of people in search of food and water. Gabriel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for the church and his family to stay strong in the faith.

    February

    In February, Motivator Gabriel held services in both churches. About 77 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 63 attended in the daughter church. Attendance is low due to migration of people in search of food and water. Gabriel is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Motivator Gabriel reported that there are 165 members in the mother church in Kaikir Village. On top of Sunday services, the church also does sacraments, baptisms, and homestead-to-homestead evangelism. He visits the daughter church in Natangor on a monthly basis, and there are about 62 members there. Gabriel is teaching 4 disciples how to make disciples of others.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 87 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 107 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought-stricken region.

    November

    In November, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 65 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 81 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor. He prays for relief from the drought and famine in his area.

    October

    In October, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 70 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 104 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and is thankful for good health. He asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought-stricken region.

    September

    In September, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 67 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 82 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. He also did an outreach in Kangirena Village and one person accepted Christ. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and is thankful for the rain that has come this month.

    August

    In August, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches, and 1 person was saverd. Approximately 74 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 102 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor. He prays for relief from the drought and famine in his area.

    July

    In July, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 88 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 62 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    June

    In June, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 84 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 86 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. He also did an outreach to Nakitoe-kirion Village and one person accepted Christ. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 82 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 55 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. He also did an outreach to Kangisekona Village. He is planning an outreach in Lochor-edome Village (49 kms/30.4 miles away) in June. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Gabriel ministered in both churches. Approximately 73 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 60 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. He also did an outreach to Kangisekona Village and 1 person accepted Christ. Gabriel is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken area.


    2020

    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Gabriel resumed services in both churches, and 3 people put their faith in Christ. Approximately 71 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kaikir Village, and 57 attended in the daughter church in Natagor Village. Gabriel is grateful for the 34 Audio Bibles and 11 DMM signage bookmarks he has received and distributed to the disciples in his Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups).

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Gabriel ministered in his home village and 4 people accepted Christ. An average of 86 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 57 attended in the daughter church. There are 3 students taking the Discipleship Class under Gabriel’s leadership. He is thankful to his sponsor for the support that he receives.