Johnson Ekadup Ewoi, Monitor

    JOHNSON EKADUP EWOI

    Wife: Ruth Logialan Echakan

    Children:
    Carlos Ewoi, Sophie Napeyok,
    Karen Alimlim, Debora Amoit

    Adopted Children:
    Isayah Lobei, Ruth Simiyu,
    Diana Echakan, Elimlim Eregae

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Kalemngorok

    # of Churches: 3

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 6

    Champions: 6

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 26

    Main Village: Korinyang
    Korinyang Village has a population of 3,900, mostly nomadic pastoralists. The village is known for the worship of superstitions such as witchdoctors, demonic spirits, and reading information from animal intestines.
    The economical activities of the village are small scale farming, sale of livestock products and animals, burning of charcoal, and firewood collections.

    Church Progress:
    As a result of the witnessing campaign of Johnson Ewoi in Korinyang Village, approximately 29 men, 40 women, 15 youth, and 42 Sunday School children have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly.

     


    Updates from the field:

    February 2020

    In February, Monitor Johnson shared the Word of God, and 4 people put their faith in Christ and were baptized. He has 14 students in Discipleship Class. 115 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 35 members attended in the daughter church in Lotonguna Village. He is looking at doing an outreach in the Village of Kanaodon in the future. Johnson is grateful for Share International for their support.

    Prayer Needs

    – More souls to be saved

    – More churches to be planted

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Drought

    – Insecurity

    – Illiteracy


    January 2020

    In January, Johnson was promoted to Monitor of Kalemngorok Zone and continued his regular responsibilities in the church.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God, and 5 people put their faith in Christ and 25 people were baptized. He has 2 students in Discipleship Class. 169 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 55 members attended in the daughter church in Lotonguna Village. Johnson is grateful for Share International for their support.

    Prayer Needs

    – More souls to be saved

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances

    – Witchcraft and other traditions


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God in Korinyang Village, and 7 people put their faith in Christ. He has 15 students in Discipleship Class, all of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. 210 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 64 members attended in the daughter church in Lotonguna Village. Johnson and his team of 2 evangelists are planning an outreach to Kanaodon Village in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – More souls to be saved

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Long distances

    – Witchcraft and other traditions


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God again with the people in his area, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 15 students. 151 believers attended the Sunday services. He is looking to do an outreach in the Villages of Kanaodon and Kainuk in the future. Johnson is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – More souls to be saved

    – Good health

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Severe drought affecting most parts of the Turkanaland

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Witchcrafts

    – Traditions


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God with the people in his area, and 2 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 14 students. 153 believers attended the Sunday services. He is looking to do an outreach in the Village of Kanaodon. Johnson is grateful for Share International.

    Prayer Needs

    – Gospel to spread in all parts of Turkanaland

    – God’s protection to missionaries and their families while in ministry

    – Strength to walk the long distances needed to visit other villages

    – Provision of an Adult Literacy Teacher

     

    Challenges

    – Severe drought affecting most parts of the Turkanaland

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Illiteracy level is high in our area

    – Insecurity within their borders


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God again with the Village of Korianyang, and 3 people accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 7 students. 110 believers attended the Sunday services. Johnson is grateful for Share International.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Johnson shared the Word of God with the Village of Korianyang. 5 people accepted Christ, and he baptized 24 people. He is discipling a class of 21 believers. 203 believers attend the Sunday services. Johnson is grateful for Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Many more to come to Christ

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Long distances

    – Illiteracy

    – Insecurity within their borders


    April 2019

    The average attendance for Sunday services for April was 173. Five new members were added this month. They did an outreach to a nearby village and two people gave their lives to Christ. There are currently 14 people attending discipleship classes this month. In the daughter church of Lotonguna around 30 people attended services. They are looking at doing an outreach to the village of Kanaodon in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Gospel to spread in all parts of Turkanaland

    – God’s protection to missionaries and their families while in ministry

    – Strength to walk the long distances to reach the outlying villages

    – Provision of an Adult Literacy Teacher

     

    Challenges

    – Severe drought affecting most parts of the Turkanaland

    – Walking long distances between villages

    – Illiteracy level is high in our area

    – Insecurity within their borders


    March 2019

    Johnson is a missionary to the church in Korinyang, where the average attendance in March was 65. They have 14 people attending discipleship classes, and 7 people have been trained as evangelists/elders to help Johnson with the work there. He also pastors a church in Lotonguna, where about 60 people meet regularly for services. They added 3 new members this month. He is looking to do an outreach in the village of Kanaodon in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace among Turkana and Pokot community

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers due to drought conditions

    – Untrained evangelists and some church leaders

    – Illiteracy

    – Anger

    – Insecurity within their borders