John Akeny Lorukieny

    JOHN AKENY LORUKIENY

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2009

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Main Village: Lochor-Angierengo

    # of Churches: 4

    Villages of Daughter Churches:
    Tulabalany, Konkerkerei, & Moru-ebur

    Total Members: 311

    Lighthouses: 4

    Champions: 4

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 40

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, I am very grateful for the support and prayers. God bless.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    March

    In March, Motivator John held services in all 4 churches. About 91 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 270 attended in the 3 daughter churches combined. Four new members were added to the mother church this month. John prays that the rains will come soon as the lack of rain is affecting every one’s lives. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator John held services in all 4 churches. About 73 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 248 attended in the 3 daughter churches combined. John prays that the church leaders and members will continue seeking God at all times. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Motivator John reported that there are 149 members in the mother church in Luchier-angerengo Village, 55 in the daughter church in Tulabany Village, 48 in the daughter church in Korikerei Village, and 59 in the daughter church in Moruebur Village. He plans to reach 2 more villages with the Gospel in 2022 – Nakaabuk (5 kms away) and Wapet (7 kms away). There are 4 Lighthouses with 40 disciples learning how to make disciples of others.


    2021

    November

    In November, Motivator John ministered in all of his churches. About 91 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 240 attended in the3 daughter churches combined. John is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and asks for prayer for good health. He also asks that you pray with him for believers to continue to grow in their faith.

    October

    In October, Motivator John ministered in 3 of his churches. About 80 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 169 attended in the 2 daughter churches combined. John is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor and asks for prayer for good health.

    September

    In September, Motivator John ministered in all 5 of his churches. About 75 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 261 attended in the 4 daughter churches combined. John is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    August

    In August, Motivator John ministered in all 5 of his churches, and 6 people were saved. About 64 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 254 attended in the 4 daughter churches combined. John is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsor.

    July

    In July, Motivator John ministered in all 5 of his churches. About 62 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 198 in the 4 daughter churches combined. John is grateful for the prayer and financial support that he receives from his sponsor.

    June

    In June, Motivator John ministered in all 5 of his churches. About 50 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 109 in the 4 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach to Wapet Village (5 kms/3.1 miles away) in July of this year. John is grateful for the prayer and financial support that he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator John ministered in all 5 of his churches. About 81 members attended each Sunday in the mother church and 109 in the 4 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach to Wapet Village (5 kms/3.1 miles away) in July of this year. John is grateful for the prayer and financial support that he receives from his sponsor.


    2020

     

    November 2020

    In November, Motivator John ministered in 4 of his churches, and 1 person was saved. About 372 members attended each Sunday in the 4 churches combined. There are now 39 disciples in Lighthouses learning how to become disciple-makers.

    October 2020

    In October, Motivator John ministered to 2 of his churches. About 53 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 22 attended in the one of daughter churches. John is planning an outreach to Wapet Village (3 miles away) in January 2021. He is thankful for the prayer and financial support from his sponsor.

    September 2020

    In September, Motivator John resumed services in all 5 churches. About 99 members attended in the mother church each Sunday, and 474 attended in the 4 daughter churches combined. John has started 4 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 33 believers learning how to become disciple-makers.

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator John ministered in Karimoregai Village and 7 people accepted Christ. An average of 710 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 4 daughter churches combined. 8 new members joined the mother church this month and 14 new members joined the daughter churches. John is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nakabuk in the future.

    February 2020

    In February, Motivator John ministered in Loburiang Village. 3 people were baptized. An average of 231 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 2 daughter churches combined. John currently has 20 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Wapet in the future.


    2019

     

    December 2019

    In December, Missionary John ministered in Loburiang Village and Loupe Village. Five people accepted Christ and 25 people were baptized. An average of 166 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and the 2 daughter churches combined. John currently has 15 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Esanyanait in the future.

    November 2019

    In November, Missionary John ministered in Loburianga Village. An average of 70 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. John currently has 20 students in Discipleship Class, 10 of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    October 2019

    In October, Missionary John shared the Gospel with the people in the Villages of Nayanae Esikiriat and Wapet. 5 people gave their lives to Christ, and 33 people were baptized. 305 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 4 daughter churches. 15 new members were added this month. John is looking to do an outreach to the villages of Apak, Angabi, and Nachomin in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    September 2019

    In September, Missionary John shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Naurienragae (pop. 600), and 28 people gave their lives to Christ. 659 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 6 daughter churches. 24 new members were added this month. John is looking to do an outreach to the Village of Esanyanait in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    August 2019

    In August, Missionary John Lorukieny continued to minister to the people in his village. 397 people attended services this month in the mother church and the 3 daughter churches. He is looking to do an outreach to the Village of Losanyanait in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    July 2019

    In July, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with 250 people in the Village of Asikiriat. 267 people attended services this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Nachamin in the future. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    June 2019

    In June, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with 15 people in the Village of Asikiriat, and 3 people accepted Christ as their Savior. He is currently discipling a class of 14 members. 240 people attended services this month. He is praying that he will be able to obtain a means of transport so that he can travel to the distant villages easier and more frequently. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    May 2019

    In May, Missionary John Lorukieny reached the Asikiriat village, and 6 people got saved. He disciples a class of 14 members. This month, 242 people attended services. John prays for a means of transportation. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    April 2019

    In April, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with residents of Lochor-angiereng’o, and 20 people accepted Christ as their Savior. He prays for completion of the church. 239 people attended services this month. He thanks the sponsor for their continued support.

    March 2019

    In March, Missionary John Lorukieny shared the Word with residents of Lochor-angiereng’o. He prays for completion of the church. 239 people attended services this month.

    February 2019

    In February, the attendance jumped to 164. The ministry to the three surrounding villages of Tula-Balany, Kokerekerie and Moru-Ebur has grown to over 1,600. We praise God for this increase. They are still looking to do an outreach in the village of Napet. Pray with us for God’s timing.

    April 2021

    In April, Motivator James shared the Good News of the Gospel in Kalobeyei Village where 159 believers attended church service each Sunday. He also did outreaches in Lochileta and Nawotom villages and 36 people accepted Christ. He now has 10 Champions leading 1o Lighthouses and 60 members being discipled! He is planning outreaches to Nakilekpus (5 kms/3 miles) and Kangura Villages (14 kms/8.7 miles) James appreciates the support and prayers from his sponsor.