Reuben Lotaparin

    REUBEN LOTAPARIN

    Zone: Katapakin

    Main Village: Lokoyo

    # of Churches: 5

    Total Members: 258

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 15

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    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator Reuben ministered to his church families. When he shared the Gospel in his daughter village, Nakalei, 3 more people accepted Christ and 37 people were baptized! An average of 216 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 221 adults in 5 of the daughter churches combined. He is planning on doing another outreach to a different village sometime in April. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you join him in praying for the people in his area as they are finding it hard to find food and water during this season of drought.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Reuben shared the Gospel with the villagers and 4 people accepted Christ. An average of 155 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 553 in 4 of the daughter churches combined. He is planning on going back to the Village of Nakalei (22 Miles away) to share the Gospel again. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you join him in praying for the people in his area as they are finding it hard to find food during this season of drought.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Reuben shared the Gospel with the villagers and 53 people accepted Christ and 29 were baptized. An average of 170 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and 500 in 4 of the daughter churches combined. He shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakalei, This was a previously unreached village. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Reuben shared the Gospel with the villagers and 2 people accepted Christ. An average of 166 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. At this time he has not yet met with his 5 daughter churches. He plans on doing an outreach in the Village of Nakaakei (22 miles away) in December.  Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you for supporting God’s ministry. Be blessed.


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Reuben was able again to share the Gospel with his whole congregation as COVID restrictions have been lifted. He has 11 members in Lighthouse Groups. An average of 235 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. At this time he has not yet met with his 5 daughter churches. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Hunger

    – Lack of good water

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    I am very grateful for your continued support and prayers. Thank you.


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Reuben continued to share the Gospel, and 4 people put their faith in Christ. He has 16 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 169 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. 690 members attended services in the 5 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in the Village of Nakalei in the future. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – For the sick to be healed

    – Coronavirus not to reach Turkanaland

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Praise be to God. I am very grateful for your continued support and prayers. May God bless you. Thank you.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Reuben continued to share the Gospel, and 4 people put their faith in Christ. He has 14 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 114 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. 648 members attended services in the 5 daughter churches combined. He is planning an outreach in the Village of Nakalei in the future. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church to be constructed

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Praise be to God. I am very grateful for your continued support and prayers. May God bless you abundantly. Thank you.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Reuben shared the Gospel, and 4 people put their faith in Christ and 46 people were baptized. He has 14 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 144 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church. 644 members attended services in the 5 daughter churches combined. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church to be constructed

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you so much for your continued support. May God continue to protect and uplift you and your family. Be blessed.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel, and 4 people put their faith in Christ. Reuben has 12 students in Discipleship Class. About 750 members attended church each Sunday in all 5 churches combined. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church to be constructed

     

    Challenges

    – Worshiping under trees

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you so much for your continued support. Be blessed.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel with people in the nearby villages, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 11 people in his discipleship class. 769 believers attended worship services this month. He is planning an outreach in the Village of Nakalei in the near future. Reuben is thankful for the continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for food

    – Church to be constructed

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    – Worshiping under trees

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you so much for your continued support. Be blessed.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel with 750 people in the Village of Nakalei, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 14 people in his discipleship class. 770 believers attended worship services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the church building

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    – Water problem

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you so much for the continued support. May God continue to protect and uplift you and your family.

    God bless.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel, and 4 people put their faith in Christ. 789 believers attended church each Sunday in all 5 churches combined. Reuben is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the church

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you so much for the continued support. May God continue to protect and uplift you and your family.

    God bless.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel with 120 people in the Village of Kapetet, and 3 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 8 people in his discipleship class. 582 believers attended worship services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for clean water in the church compound

     

    Challenges

    – Drought and famine

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you so much for the continued support. May God continue to protect and uplift you and your family.

    God bless.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Reuben shared the Gospel with 210 people in the Village of Kapetet, where 3 people gave their lives to Christ, and 37 people were baptized. He is discipling a class of 12 people. 594 believers attended church services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support that he receives.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Reuben Lotaparin reached the Kapetet Village and fellowshipped with 210 people. 5 people gave their lives to Jesus, and 27 were baptized. He disciples a class of 16 people. 723 believers attended the church services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – The need for church construction

    – Need for clean water in the church compound

     

    Challenges

    – Worshiping under a tree

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you so much for the continued support. May God continue to protect and uplift you and your family.

    God bless.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Reuben Lotaparin reached the Kapetet Village, and 7 people gave their lives to Jesus. A total of 833 believers attended the church services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – People to leave their cultural beliefs and turn to God

    – That the adopted children would be able to continue their schooling

    – Need for a church building

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy of the church members

    – Worshiping under a tree

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank you, my sponsor, for the good support you provide.

    God bless you.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Reuben Lotaparin reached the Kapetet Village and fellowshipped with 131 people. 7 people gave their lives to Jesus. He disciples 8 people. He planted a new church in Lochor-angikaleso Village. A total of 833 believers attended the church services this month. Reuben is thankful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Reuben to have good health

    – Prayers for Reuben’s family

     

    Challenges

    – Drought and famine

    Note To Sponsor

    I am grateful for your support and prayers.

    God bless you.


    February 2019

    Church attendance this month averaged around 159 members each Sunday. They had 8 people place their faith in Christ, and 14 people are involved in the discipleship class. Reuben has six elders that are trained to go with him to do evangelism and outreach.

    Prayer Needs

    – That the church construction would begin

    – People to turn their lives to Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    – Lack of water

    – Worshiping under a tree

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Friend,

    Greetings from my family and the church. May God continue to grant you the help you need this new year. Also, that you may continue to support His work and me as His missionary. God bless.


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary Reuben Lotaparin served the 161 people of his congregation. He did an outreach in the village of Locher Angikaleso and planted a church there. He has four people attending discipleship training. He also serves the villages of Loukumo, Merier, Kamana, Elelea, and Kapetet with a combined attendance of 610. There were six new converts in these churches.

    Prayer Needs

    – That the church construction would begin

     

    Challenges

    – Hunger

    – Lack of water

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Friend,

    Greetings from my family and the church. May God continue to grant you the help you need this new year. Also, that you may continue to support His work and me as His missionary. God bless.