Joseph Lobolia, Monitor

    JOSEPH LOBOLIA

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2009

    Zone: Nayada

    Villages: Nadapal & Naurenpuu

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 225

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 17

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, I am very grateful for your continued support through SHARE International. Be blessed.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    July

    In July, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 185 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 160 attended in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He is going on a mission trip to Israel in November and requests prayers for himself and his family.

    June

    In June, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 254 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 116 attended in the daughter church. There are 2 Champions teaching 17 disciples how to make disciples of others. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 223 members attended each Sunday in the mother church mostly consisting of women and children. About 100 members attended in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor and for the rain they received this month.

    April

    In April, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 258 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 88 attended in the daughter church. Joseph also ministered in Walakan and Natiir 1 villages, and 16 people accepted Christ as Savior. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor and for the rain they received this month.

    March

    In March, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 185 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 164 attended in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He prays that the members will contribute more to church projects.

    February

    In February, Monitor Joseph held services in both churches. About 208 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 167 attended in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He prays that the church will be able to do more to support the needy people.

    January

    In January, Monitor Joseph reported that there are 205 members in the mother church in Nadapal Village and 20 in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. In addition to regular church services, Joseph does sacraments, baptisms, homestead-to-homestead evangelism, and teaches the DMM methodology. There are 3 Lighthouses with 16 disciples learning how to make disciples of others.


    2021

    December

    In December, Monitor Joseph ministered to both his church families where 186 believers met weekly in the mother church and 199 in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for the support that he receives and is looking forward to what God is going to do in 2022. He asks that you pray with him for continued strength as he walks from village to village.

    NOvember

    In November, Monitor Joseph ministered to his church families. Approximately 206 believers met weekly in the mother church in Nadapal Village and 150 in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. The church is praising God for continued good health and protection this past month despite the economic hardships. Joseph is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.

    October

    In October, Monitor Joseph ministered in both churches. About 192 member met each Sunday in the mother church, and 185 attended in the daughter church. He is planning an outreach to Nakou Emong Village, about 20 kms/12.4 miles away, sometime in the future. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village. He is grateful for God’s protection over the past month and for good health.

    September

    In September, Monitor Joseph ministered in both churches, and 12 people were saved. About 184 member met each Sunday in the mother church, and 123 attended in the daughter church. He is planning an outreach to Nakou Emong Village, about 20 kms/12.4 miles away, sometime in the future. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.

    August

    In August, Monitor Joseph ministered in both churches, and 12 people were saved. About 166 member met each Sunday in the mother church, and 162 attended in the daughter church. Joseph is grateful for his health and the continued support from his sponsor.

    July

    In July, Monitor Joseph ministered to his mother church family, where about 203 member met each Sunday and 183 in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. 5 people accepted Christ when the Gospel was shared. He is planning an outreach to Nakou Emong Village, 18 kms/11.2 miles away, sometime in the future. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for strength to walk from village to village.

    June

    In June, Monitor Joseph ministered to his mother church family, where about 241 member met each Sunday. 5 people accepted Christ when the Gospel was shared.  He now has 20 disciples attending Discipleship classes. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and is grateful for the construction of a permanant building to meet in.

    May

    In May, Monitor Joseph ministered to his church families, and about 239 members attended each Sunday and 254 in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. 5 people accepted Christ when the Gospel was shared. He is planning outreaches to Knoyipad and Nagereny Villages (46 kms/28,5 miles and 10kms/6.2 miles away, respectively) in July of this year. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Monitor Joseph ministered to his church families, and about 240 members attended each Sunday and 329 in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. There are now 20 disciples attending Lighthouses! They are planning to start fundraising for the church structure. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    2020

     

    November

    In November, Monitor Joseph ministered in the mother church, and about 173 members attended each Sunday. There are now 3 Lighthouses (Disciple-making Groups) with 17 disciples attending! Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    October

    In October, Monitor Joseph ministered in both churches. About 184 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Nadapal Village, and 192 attended in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. 6 new members were added to the mother church this month. He did an outreach to the village of Nakipomea, at this time no one made a decision for Christ. Joseph is planning an outreach in Nanyangkipi in December (about 5 miles away). He is pleased that DMM training is going well and grateful for the support from his sponsor.

    September

    In September, Monitor Joseph resumed services in both churches. About 143 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Nadapal Village, and 170 attended in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. Joseph has received and distributed 10 Audio Bibles to disciples in his Lighthouses (Disciple-Making Groups).

    March

    In March, Monitor Joseph shared the Gospel in his home village, where 147 believers attended service each Sunday. 360 members attended services in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. Joseph and his team of 13 evangelists target to reach Lomwargete Village to share the Gospel, which is about 42 kms away from the mother church. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Monitor Joseph shared the Gospel in his home village, where 138 believers attended service each Sunday. 202 members attended services in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. Joseph and his team of 13 evangelists target to reach Lomwargete Village to share the Gospel, which is about 42 kms away from the mother church. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Joseph became a Monitor of Nayada Zone! He shared the Gospel in his home village, where 153 believers attended service each Sunday. 166 members attended services in the daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. Joseph and his team of 13 evangelists target to reach Lomwargete Village to share the Gospel, which is about 42 kms away from the mother church. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.