James Lomudang Eregae, Toposa Team

    JAMES LOMUDANG EREGAE

    Wife: Elizabeth Eremon

    Children:
    Beatrice, Sharline,
    Gideon, Benjamin,
    Cecilia, Dorcas,
    Purity, Simon

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Location: Toposa, South Sudan


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    October

    In October, James continued sharing the Gospel in Oyamong and Kotak Villages. 3 people accepted Christ as Savior. He has been following up with the new believers and encouraging them to share their faith with others and form prayer groups. James is still training 6 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges are lack of education and lack of medical facility.

    September

    In September, James continued sharing the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Oyamong, Loriwo, and Kotak. 3 people accepted Christ as Savior. He has been following up with the new believers and encouraging them to share their faith with others and form prayer groups. James is still training 6 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought.

    August

    In August, James continued sharing the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Oyamong, Loriwo, and Kotak. He has been following up with the new believers and encouraging them to form prayer groups. James is training 6 believers how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought.

    June

    In June, James continued sharing the Gospel in 2 Toposa villages – Oyamong and Kotak. 3 people accepted Christ as Savior. 5 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups which should be formed soon. James meets with them weekly. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought.

    May

    In May, James shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Oyamong, Loriwo, and Kotak. The people have been welcoming and enjoy hearing the Word of God, especially from the Audio Bible. 5 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought.

    April

    In April, James continued sharing the Gospel and developing relationships in 3 Toposa villages – Napeichoke, Loriwo, and Kotak. 5 people accepted Christ as Savior. 3 believers are being trained how to be Champions; they should be forming Lighthouses soon. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought. James is grateful for the compassion and kindness of the Toposa people.

    March

    In March, James shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Napeichoke, Loriwo, and Kotak. The people have been welcoming and enjoy hearing the Word of God. 3 believers are being trained on how to start their own discipleship groups. Some of the major challenges are lack of education, lack of medical facility, food shortage, and drought. James states, “Spiritual warfare between the catholic, traditionalism, and protestant denominations in the region is hiking, and we need more prayer warriors on this barrier to the sharing of the gospel of Christ in Toposaland.”


    2021

    September

    In September, James and the rest of the Toposa Missionary Team traveled back to Kenya to attend driving lessons and receive their new motorbikes. The Team will head back to Toposa soon to continue with surveying, evangelizing, and establishing their mission base. James has handed off leadership of his churches in Turkanaland to a trained pastor, Peter Lonyait. More information on Peter and the churches/villages he serves will be available soon.

    August

    On August 16th, James (along with 6 other missionaries) left for their new calling to minister to the people of Toposa, South Sudan. James’ mother church in Simailele Village continued to meet each Sunday with about 49 members, and 1 person was saved when the Gospel was shared in Napeto Village. James is grateful for the support he receives from SHARE International. He requests prayers for God’s favor and protection in his new mission field in Toposaland.

    July

    In July, Motivator James again shared the Gospel in Napatio Village, and 2 people accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 53 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 24 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He is planning an outreach in Kariwolee Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) in July of this year. James is grateful for SHARE International and the support that he receives. He would also like prayers for him as he travels from village to village. His paperwork is complete and he is eager to leave for South Sudan to his new mission field.

    June

    In June, Motivator James again shared the Gospel in Kimirik Village, and 1 person accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 51 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 25 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He is planning an outreach in Kariwolee Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) in July of this year. James is grateful for SHARE International and the support that he receives. He would also like prayers for him as he travels from village to village. His paperwork is complete and he is eager to leave for South Sudan to his new mission field in July.

    May

    In May, Motivator James reached and shared the Gospel in Kimirik Village, and 1 person accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 54 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 32 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He now has 2 more disciples being trained to share their faith. He is planning an outreach in Kariwolee Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) in July of this year. James is grateful for SHARE International and the support that he receives. He would also like prayers for him as he travels from village to village. He is continuing to work on his paper work to leave to his new mission field in South Sudan.

    April

    In April, Motivator James reached and shared the Gospel in Napeto Village, and 1 person accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 46 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 27 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He is planning an outreach in Kariwolee Village in May (15 kms/9.3 miles away). James is grateful for SHARE International and the support that he receives. He would also like prayers for him as he travels from village to village. On April 25th, he was commissioned along with 14 other missionaries to be embassadors of the Gospel to the Toposa People of South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment, hopefully by the end of June. 


    2020

    November

    In November, Motivator James reached and shared the Gospel in Kimirik Village, and 5 people accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 45 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 28 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He is planning an outreach in Nakwakitela Village in January (7.5 miles away). James is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsors. He would also like prayers for him as he walks long distances getting to the other villages.

    October 

    In October, Motivator James reached and shared the Gospel in Napeto Village, and 1 person accepted Christ. He also ministered in 2 of his churches. Approximately 43 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 22 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. James has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 10 disciples attending. He has distributed 3 Audio Bibles, 24 printed Bibles and 3 DMM Bookmarks used for evangelism. He is planning an outreach in Lonyangkou Village in November (4 miles away). James is grateful for the support that he receives from his sponsors. He would also like prayers for him as he walks long distances getting to the other villages.

    September 

    In September, Motivator James reached and shared the Gospel in Kimiriik Village, and 2 people accepted Christ. He also resumed services in 2 churches. Approximately 49 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Simailele Village, and 18 attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. James has established 2 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 10 disciples attending.

    Febuary 

    In February, Motivator James shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakutoi, and 10 people accepted Christ. He has 25 students who attend Discipleship Class regularly. An average of 49 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 37 members attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. He is looking at doing an outreach in Kaachila Village in the future. James is grateful for Share International and their support.

    January 

    In January, Motivator James shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakutoi, and 10 people accepted Christ. He has 25 students who attend Discipleship Class regularly. An average of 54 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 23 members attended in the daughter church in Kekosowan Village. James is grateful for Share International and their support.