James Ekatorot Puna

    JAMES EKATOROT PUNA

    Wife: Lucy Ayanae Egiron

    Children:
    Emmanuel Esibitar, Titus Puna,
    Kevin Napus

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Katapakin

    Main Village: Kerio

    # of Churches: 1

    Total Members: 94

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 13

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, we are always standing with you in prayers and that God may continue to uplift you and your family.


    Updates from the field:

    2021

    August

    In August, Motivator James ministered in his church, and about 93 members attended each Sunday. James is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He requests prayers for relief from the drought and famine in his village.

    July

    In July, Motivator James ministered to his church family in Kerio Village, where approximately 82 members attended each Sunday. James is grateful to his sponsor for their continued support and asks that you pray with him for rain as this area is experiencing drought and famine.

    June

    In June, Motivator James ministered to his church family in Kerio Village, where approximately 81 members attended each Sunday. James is grateful to his sponsor for their continued support and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken area.

    May

    In May, Motivator James ministered to his church family in Kerio Village, where approximately 54 members attended each Sunday. He has one more disciple attending the DMM training through the Lighthouse ministry. James is grateful to his sponsor for their continued support and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken area.

    April

    In April, Motivator James ministered to his church family in Kerio Village, where approximately 78 members attended each Sunday. James is grateful to his sponsor for their continued support and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken area.


    2020

    October

    In October, Motivator James ministered to his church family in Kerio Village, where approximately 85 members attended each Sunday. James has add 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) and now 13 disciples learning how to become disciple-makers. James is grateful to his sponsor for their continued support.

    September

    In September, Motivator James resumed services in the mother church in Kerio Village, where approximately 55 members attended each Sunday. James has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 6 disciples learning how to become disciple-makers.

    March

    In March, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 83 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    February

    In February, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 88 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    January

    In January, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 72 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.


    2019

    December

    In December, Missionary James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 76 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    November

    In November, Missionary James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 65 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    October 

    In October, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 77 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 3 people attending discipleship classes. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    September

    In September, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 66 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 3 people attending discipleship classes.  James is grateful for the support and prayers.

    August

    In August, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 62 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 2 students attending discipleship classes.

    July 

    In July, Missionary James taught discipleship in the church. 72 believers attended Sunday service each week. He is planning to plant a church in the Village of Napetanya in the near future.

    June 

    In June, Missionary James taught discipleship in the church. 68 believers attended Sunday service each week. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Napetanya in the near future. James is grateful for the support and prayers.

    May

    In May, Missionary James reached the Lomilo Village (pop. 400) with the Gospel, and 2 new members were added to the church. An average of 70 believers attended church each Sunday.

    April

    Missionary James had 48 people attend service in his church this month. He targets Napetanya Village for future church planting. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    March

    Missionary James Puna is praying for good health, that his children do well in school, and the church construction. 78 people attended services in his church this month. He targets the Napetanya Village for future church planting.

    February

    Missionary James is the pastor of the church in Kibish, where the average attendance is 36. They saw three new members added to their congregation this month. He has 2 elders who are trained to help him with evangelism in the area. He is looking to do an outreach in the village of Napetany in future.