James Lolem Arimon Lotonya

    JAMES LOLEM ARIMON LOTONYA

    Zone: Nayada

    Main Village: Kakiring (pop. 470)

    Villages of Daughter Churches:
    Kakurokwei
    Kamoja

    # of Churches: 2

    Total Members: 67

    Lighthouses: 2

    Champions: 2

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 11

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    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator James held services in both churches. Approximately 86 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 25 attended in the daughter church in Kakurokwei Village. James is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for clean water for the villagers to drink and also for rain for the parched land.


    February 2021

    In February, Motivator James held services in both churches. Approximately 70 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 55 attended in the daughter church in Kakurokwei Village. James and his team are planning to plant a church in Kamojo Village (48 kms/30 miles away) this year.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church members to be strong in their faith

    – Members to be faithful in giving to the church

    – Encourage the prayer life of disciples

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note to Sponsor

    We are thankful for the prayers and financial support. God’s blessing be with you in Christ.


    January 2021

    In January, Motivator James ministered to his churches. Approximately 66 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 44 attended in the daughter church in Kakurokwei Village. He also did an outreach in Kamjo Village (36 miles away). He is planning on returning to this village again soon. James is thankful for the support that he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you join him in praying for rain during this season of drought and famine and that God would continue to give him the strength that he needs each day.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator James ministered to two of his churches. Approximately 61 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 18 attended in the daughter church in Kakurokwei Village. James is thankful for the support that he has received from his sponsor. He asks that you join him in praying for rain during this season of drought and famine and that God would continue to give him the strength that he needs each day.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator James ministered to his 3 churches. Approximately 57 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 107 attended in the daughter churches in Kakurokwei and Kamoja Villages combined. James is thankful for the support that he has received from his sponsor.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator James ministered to his 3 churches. Approximately 66 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 76 attended in the daughter churches in Kakurokwei and Kamoja Villages combined. James is thankful for the support that he has received from his sponsor.


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator James resumed services in 2 churches. Approximately 48 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Kakiring Village, and 30 attended in the daughter church in Kakurokwei Village. James has established 4 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 32 disciples attending.


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator James continued to share the Gospel in the villages where he serves. 185 believers gather for worship each week in the villages of Kakiring, Kakurakwei and Lomoja.  James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

    – Coronavirus not to reach Turkanaland

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, my Sponsor,

    I am very thankful for the support that you have given me. It is also my prayer that you may continue to prosper in the Lord’s ministry. May God bless you abundantly. Thank you.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator James continued to share the Gospel in the villages where he serves. 157 believers gather for worship each week in the villages of Kakiring, Kakurakwei and Lomoja.  James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – New church plant

    – Local fundraising for the windows for the church

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages

    – Drought and hunger

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, my Sponsor,

    I am very thankful for the support that you have given me. It is also my prayer that you may continue to prosper in the Lord’s ministry. May God bless you abundantly. Thank you.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator James continued to share the Gospel in the villages where he serves. 108 believers gather for worship each week in the villages of Kakiring and Kakurakwei.  James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – That God would help the congregation understand that the growth of the church happens through them sharing their faith also

     

    Challenges

    Note To Sponsor

    I thank God for your support and prayers. It has help me to share the Gospel in the unreached villages. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary James shared the Gospel in the Village of Kamojo and 16 people gave their lives to Christ and 6 were baptized. He is teaching a discipleship class of 4. 142 believers gather for worship each week.  James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – That God would continue to use me as a tool to bring the lost to Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Water problems

    – Floods

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, My Sponsor,

    I am very thankful to you and your family for the continued support and prayers. God bless. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary James had 116 believers gather for worship each week.  James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of water

    Note To Sponsor

    I thank God for your support and prayers. Thank you.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary James had 100 believers gather for worship each week. A church was planted this month in Kamojo Village! James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Floods

    Note To Sponsor

    I thank God for your support and prayers. It has helped me to reach previously unreached villages with the Gospel of Christ. May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary James had 122 believers gather for worship each week. He is currently discipling 5 members. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Kadokochin in the near future. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – For James to bring more disciples to Christ

    – For church members to have the heart of giving

     

    Challenges

    – Drought & famine

    – Water supply

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, my sponsor,

    I am very much thankful to you and your family for the continued support and prayers. God bless. Thank you.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary James had 118 believers gather for worship each week. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Natuntun in the future. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary James had 85 believers gather for worship each week. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – David to make more disciples

    – Church members to have a giving heart

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, my sponsor.

    I am very much thankful to you and your family for the continued support and prayers. God bless. Thank you.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary James had 85 believers gather for worship each week. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – David to make more disciples

    – Church members to have a giving heart

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord, my sponsor.

    I am very much thankful to you and your family for the continued support and prayers. God bless. Thank you.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary James had 72 believers attend church services each Sunday. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary James had and average of 93 believers gather for worship each Sunday. 2 new members were added this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to enhance church growth

    – Rainfall

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    Note To Sponsor

    I thank God for your support and prayers. For it has helped me to reach the unreached villages with the Gospel of Christ.

    May God bless you and your family. Thank you.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary James discipled a class of 5 people. 117 believers gathered for worship this month. He is planning to do an outreach to Nantuntun Village for the purpose of church planting. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.

    Prayer Needs

    – God to strengthen James in the ministry

    – James to bring more disciples to Christ

    – Prayers for James’ family

    – Prayers for the daughter churches

    – Planting a new church

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise God! Hope you are fine in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord.

    Thank you for your support. I am happy. God bless you abundantly. Amen.


    February 2019

    Missionary James is the pastor of the church in Kakiring, where about 75 believers meet each week for services. He has seven elders that have been trained to help him in his work of evangelism to the other villages. He also serves the church in Kakurokwei, where about 26 believers gather for church. They added one new member this month. He is looking to do an outreach to the village of Nantuntun in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – For James’ daughter who is going on to continuing education (Form One) in 2019

    – James to bring more disciples to Christ

    – Church members to have the heart of giving both in tithes and support

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Praise the Lord! I am very thankful to you, my sponsor, and your family for the continued support and prayers. God bless. Thank you.


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary James discipled a class of 5 people. 117 believers gathered for worship this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Planting a new church

    – Completion of church building

     

    Challenges

    – Drought and famine

    Note To Sponsor

    Thank your for your support.