Eipa Ekai Nakwawi

    EIPA EKAI NAKWAWI

    Wife: Selina Ekusi Ekidor

    Children:
    David Edor Eipa, Moses Esinyen Eipa,
    Joshua Ekiru Eipa, Lence Ewaar Eipa

    Adopted Children:
    Gadavin Etoot Eipa, Samson Ekai Eipa

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Nayada

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 1

    Champions: 1

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 10

    Main Village: Nakwei
    With a population of more than 250, their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming, while some are doing small scale business. The village is known for general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits, in which, witchdoctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship in the area are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe these idols to be the source of life and protection.

    Church Progress:
    As a result of evangelizing and witnessing by Missionary Eipa Ekai Nakwawi, the church enrollment is increasing rapidly. 250 adults have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly. The number of born again youth is 15, and there are 25 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Eipa shared the Gospel in Kaituko Village. 52 members attended church in the mother church and 209 in the 4 daughter churches combined. Eipa is grateful to Share International for the prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    – Coronavirus not to reach Turkanaland


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Eipa shared the Gospel in his village. 233 people attended church in the mother church and the 3 daughter churches combined. Eipa is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witch doctors in the area


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Kangole and 3 people made a decision to follow Christ. 363 people attended church in the mother church and the 3 daughter churches combined. Eipa is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witch doctors in the area


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Lokapel. At this time no one made a decision to follow Christ. 278 people attended church in the mother church and the 3 daughter churches combined. Eipa is planning an outreach in the Villages of Kapus and Kaloboi in the future. He is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witch doctors in the area

    – Traditions

    – Diseases


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Kapus Kaloboi, and 2 people gave their lives to Christ. 317 people attended church in Kangole and the 3 daughter churches combined. Eipa is planning an outreach in the Village Kapus in the future. He is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church and family needs

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Teaching generosity to the church members

    – Traditions


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Kaituko, and 2 people gave their lives to Christ. 355 people attended church in Kangole and the 4 daughter churches combined. Eipa is planning an outreach in the Villages of Kaloboi and Kapus in the future. He is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God’s Grace

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Teaching generosity to the church members

    – Traditions


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Villages of Lokoyo and Kakuto. 220 people attended church in Kangole and the daughter churches combined. Eipa prays for rainfall. He is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area

    – Traditions


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Kangole, and 4 people gave their lives to Jesus. A new church has been planted in Kangole! This month 71 people attended church in Kangole. There are currently 12 students being discipled by Eipa. 282 believers gathered for services in the mother church and 3 daughter churches combined. Eipa prays for rainfall. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Kaolpiria in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – An Adult Literacy teacher

    – Rain

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel in the Village of Kangole, and 2 people gave their lives to Jesus. 324 believers gathered for services this month. Eipa is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God’s grace

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area

    – Traditions


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Eipa shared the Gospel with 53 people in the Village of Kangole, and 4 people gave their lives to Jesus. 327 believers gathered for services this month. Eipa is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – God’s grace

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area

    – Traditions


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Eipa ministered in Kangole Village, and 4 people gave their lives to Christ. 2 new members were added in the mother church. Eipa has 5 evangelists trained to help him in the ministry.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

    – An Adult Literacy teacher

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Eipa ministered in Kangole Village, and 5 people were saved. He disciples a class of 12 members. 2 new members were added in the mother church. Eipa targets the Kalopiria Village for future church planting.

    Prayer Needs

    – Rain

    – An Adult Literacy teacher

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Witchdoctors in the area


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Eipa ministered in Kangole Village, and 6 people gave their lives to Christ. The average attendance in the mother church in Lokoyo Village was 173 each Sunday, with 1 new member. The daughter churches gained 3 new members.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to give Eipa wisdom to lead His people

    – Eipa’s family to know God

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Diseases, i.e. malaria and many others

    – Traditional cultural beliefs


    February 2019

    Missionary Eipa is the pastor of the church in Lokoyo, where the average attendance this month was 172. 58 new members were added this month. They did an outreach to the village of Kangole, and 30 people accepted Christ as Savior. There are 8 people enrolled in the discipleship class. Missionary Eipa has two elders who have been trained to help him with doing evangelism in the nearby villages. He also serves the villages of Kaituko, Lorongat, and Kongole where the combined attendance this month was 428. Two new members were added to these churches. Missionary Eipa plans on doing an outreach to the village of Kalopiria in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – That the children would be able to attend school

    – Rain

    – God to help His people in understanding His Word

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of a medical clinic

    – Lack of support to the needy members in the church

    – Low church attendance due to migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock