Lopit People Groups
Praise God that some AIM/AIC missionaries are returning to the Lopit. They were so very warmly welcomed back, it was a great encouragement to witness. But please pray for the Lopit as they are experiencing greater hunger than ever before. Many want to, or have, left for the refugee camps in either Kenya or Uganda mainly due to starvation rather… Read more »
AIM Central Region leader and SS leaders recently visited the Lopit area where the TIMO team were located to see how they were doing. The leaders were distressed to see and hear of worse hunger this year than in many years past. With some of the previous TIMO members about to return, they are going to struggle to minister back… Read more »
Three of the TIMO team members are preparing their return after their home assignment. Please pray for them as they prepare, raise their support, and look forward to their return. Pray that they would find those whom they had ministered to would be standing strong in he Lord. Their return date is unsure making it difficult for each of them,… Read more »
Please be praying for the new Lopit converts from those last few months of the TIMO Team. Pray that they are able to remain in Christ and not be tempted into falling back into their old ways. Pray for them to know the wonderful Almighty God who loves them more than any of us will ever realise. Pray that they… Read more »
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 »