Joseph Lobolia, Monitor

    JOSEPH LOBOLIA

    Zone: Nayada

    Main Village: Nadapal

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 451

    Lighthouses: 4

    Champions: 4

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 27

        “I serve as the treasurer in Nayada Zone. I minister at Redeemed Church of God in Nadapal Village and in my daughter church in Naurenpuu Village. I am thankful today for Year 2021. I thank God for giving me life, so I may continue teaching the Word of God.
        I have 2 Lighthouses and 2 Champions. We meet every Wednesday. I give thanks to God for the DMM signage bookmarks that have made it easier to teach others how to share the Gospel. We are thankful for the audio Bibles, which contain the New Testament and songs of worship in our language. We request Share International to provide audio Bibles with the Old Testament books, so we can hear it in our language.
        God bless you all in 2021. Thank you to our sponsors! We pray for you.”

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, Thank you for your continued support and prayers.


    Updates from the field:

    2021

    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.


    2019

     

    December

    In December, an average of 142 members attended service each Sunday in the mother church, and 218 members attended in the daughter church. They target to reach Lomwargete Village, which is about 42 kms away from the mother church. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    November 

    In November, an average of 151 members attended service each Sunday in the mother church, and 225 members attended in the daughter church. Almost every church member has been discipled and can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously! Missionary Joseph has 13 evangelists who are trained to help him in the ministry. They target to reach Lomwargete Village, which is about 42 kms away from the mother church. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    October

    In October, Missionary Joseph ministered to the members of his church. This month, an average of 390 believers attended the church services. He is looking to do an outreach in the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    September

    In September, Missionary Joseph ministered to the members of his church. He requests prayers for completion of the church construction project. This month an average of 390 believers attend the church services. He is looking at doing an outreach in the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    August

    In August, Missionary Joseph ministered to the members of his church. He requests prayers for completion of the church construction project. This month an average of 350 believers attend the church services. He is looking at doing an outreach in the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    July

    In July, Missionary Joseph has been discipling the members of his church. He requests prayers for completion of the church construction project. This month an average of 189 believers attend the church services. He is looking at doing an outreach in the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    June

    In June, Missionary Joseph has been discipling the members of his church. He requests prayers for completion of the remaining part of the church, preaching materials (eg. charts, audio Bibles), finances to complete the building and rainfall. This month an average of 187 believers attend the church services. He is looking at doing an outreach in the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    May 

    In May, Missionary Joseph Lobolia had an average attendance of 257 believers. He requests prayers for the completion of the church construction, preaching materials (e.g. charts and Audio Bibles), a financial breakthrough, and rainfall. He targets the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers from his sponsor.

    April 

    In April, Missionary Joseph Lobolia had an average of 149 believers attend the church services. He targets the Lomwargete Village. Joseph is thankful for the support and prayers.

    March

    In March, Missionary Joseph Lobolia had an average of 147 believers attend the church services. He targets the Lomwargete Village.

    February 

    The attendance for February dropped to 168 this month, but ten new people were added to the church. 191 people are attending the church in Naurenpuu.

    January

    Missionary Joseph Lobolia pastors a church in Nadapal. In January, there were 192 people attending, and three new members were added. He also pastors a church in Naurenpuu that has an attendance of 164.