Lopit People Groups
Inter tribal conflict continues to breed hatred and death. Their desperate need of the wonderful message of Salvation in Jesus Christ is the only answer. Praise God for the TIMO Team which is nearing the close of their 2 years living and ministering right in the heart of two Lopit villages. Pray that as they prepare to bid farewell, the… Read more »
The TIMO team are due back any day now. Please pray that those they left to continue the work would be found to not only have survived, but to have grown and flourished during the teams absence. Pray that as the team begin their final unit, they would have a clear sense of the Lords leading for their future.
The TIMO Team have gone away from Lopit for their month out, where they experience another ministry in another location. Please pray for them, but please pray especially for the 5 new believers during this time. Pray that the way of the world does not tempt them to return to it.
Exciting news just received: 5 new brothers and sisters in the Lord! For the very first time in the last year and a half, something new has been seen. Many new faces in church who shared their story of wanting Jesus now to reign in their lives. Such moving news that among tears and praises that were offered up, these… Read more »
The Lopit have a deep spiritual belief around teeth of babies. Upon not understanding the pain a child goes through when teething, they have a practice of cutting a whole in the baby’s mouth with a knife or nail and removing the baby teeth before they come out as they believe they are evil. Unfortunately many children have died here… Read more »
Cholera has broken out in the Ohilang and surrounding villages. In the space of 4 short days, 6 people died. In one family they lost 2 of their children. There was a quick response by a team of health care workers from a nearby clinic, and they seem to have got some control of the situation. Please pray for this… Read more »
The TIMO team living among the Lopit have just returned from their time out. Please pray that those they live amongst would welcome them back and want to know more about what it is that brings them back and keeps them living there with them.
Eph 4:18 tells us that because of sin, people’s hearts are hardened against the message of Gods Word. Please pray for wisdom in seeing a breakthrough for reaching these people with the precious message of freedom and salvation in Jesus Christ.
The rains were late to this region. The Lopit lean heavily on their ‘rainmaker’ and his so called powers. When the rains failed to materialize this year, the rainmaker had to flee for his life. Please pray that the ‘rainmaker’ would be just one of many to come to know the saving power of The Lord Jesus, and be set… Read more »
The Lopit TIMO team, living in 2 Lopit villages, continue to need our prayers as they learn culture and language in order to reach the Lopit with the wonderful gospel message. They face day to day issues like culture shock and adjustment issues. Please continue to pray for this team. The Lopit need Jesus Christ.