Joseph Esinyen Lotuk

    JOSEPH ESINYEN LOTUK

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Main Village: Nayenae-emeyan

    Villages of Daughter Churches:
    Kanan (pop. 1,200; 5 kms/1.2 miles away)
    Natiir 2 (pop. 140; 6 kms/3.7 miles away)
    Lotaka (pop. 600; 12 kms/7.5 miles away)
    Ngitukomwa (pop. 200; 12 kms/7.5 miles away)
    Pokotom (pop. 600; 15 kms/9.3 miles away)
    Nakitoe-kiron (pop. 300; 16 kms/9.9 miles away)
    Lopur (pop. 850; 18 kms/11 miles away)

    # of Churches: 8

    Total Members: 625

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 47

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    Updates from the field:

    March 2021

    In March, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. Approximately 163 members attended Sunday services at the mother church and 410 members attended the services weekly in the daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Kaituko Village and 9 people accepted Christ and were baptized. There are now 60 disciples enrolled in discipleship classes. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.


    February 2021

    In February, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. 7 disciples led others to faith in Christ this month! Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.


    January 2021

    In January, Motivator Joseph ministered in all 8 churches, and 3 people were saved. About 169 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 491 in the 7 daughter churches combined. 5 disciples led others to faith in Christ this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    December 2020

    In December, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 175 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 490 in the 7 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach in Kabokorit Village and one person accepted Christ. Joseph is praying for rain in this time of drought and also for strength as he walks from village to village. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    November 2020

    In November, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 162 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 464 in the 7 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach in Kiwanga ndege Village and one person accepted Christ. Joseph is praying for rain in this time of drought and he is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    October 2020

    In October, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church family. About 143 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 455 in the 7 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach in Naurenragae Village and one person accepted Christ. 2 new members joined both the mother church and the daughter churches this month. Joseph is praying that more Champions are discipled and he is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Training of more Champions (Lighthouse Leaders)

    – Construction of the church building

    – Construction of the pastor’s house

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach all the villages

    – COVID pandemic

    Note To Sponsor

    I appreciate your continued support. Be blessed.


    September 2020

    In September, Motivator Joseph resumed services in 7 of the 8 churches. About 161 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone. Joseph has started 6 Lighthouses (Disciple-Making Groups) with 46 disciples attending!

    Prayer Needs

    – Training of more Champions (Lighthouse Leaders)

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of transportation

    – COVID pandemic

    Note To Sponsor

    I appreciate your continued support. Be blessed.


    March 2020

    In March, Motivator Joseph shared the Gospel in Naregae Village and 8 people accepted Christ. 632 members attended church each Sunday in all 8 churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Water

    – Strength for Joseph in walking long distances to reach other villages

    – Coronavirus not to reach the Turkana people

     

    Challenges

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Long distances between villages

    – Worshipping under a tree

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you for the kind support that we have been receiving from you. Be blessed. Thank you.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator Joseph shared the Gospel in Natiir Two Village and 1 person accepted Christ. 524 members attended church each Sunday in all 7 churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – The need for water

    – Strength to walk long distances to reach other villages

    – Shelter for the daughter churches

     

     

    Challenges

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Long distances between villages

    –  Worshiping under a tree

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank you for the kind support that we have been receiving from you. Be blessed. Thank you.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Joseph shared the Gospel in Kanan Village and 4 people were saved and 2 believers were baptized. Joseph now has 13 students in Discipleship Class! 535 members attended church each Sunday in all 8 churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – The need for water

    – Strength to walk long distances to reach other villages

     

     

    Challenges

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Long distances between villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Receive humble greetings from me and my family and from the church at large. We are always praying for God to continue to bless you as you continue to give for His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel in Kanan Village and Lotaka Village and 8 people were saved and 4 believers were baptized. Joseph now has 22 students in Discipleship Class! 589 members attended church each Sunday in all 8 churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the daughter churches

     

    Challenges

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Shelter for worship

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thanks for the support you have given to us. God bless you abundantly as you continue to give for His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel in Kabokorit Village (pop. 1,800), and 5 people were saved. 3 believers were baptized. Joseph now has 31 students in Discipleship Class! 604 members attended church each Sunday in all 8 churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

    – Construction of the daughter churches

     

    Challenges

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Traveling is difficult

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    How are you? I hope you are doing well. I have prayed for you.

    The church is doing well. Thank you.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel with the people of Legio Village (pop. 1,800), and 2 people came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 19 people. 575 believers attended Sunday services in the mother church and 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – No shelter

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Receive humble greetings from me and my family and the church at large. We are always praying that God may continue to bless you as you continue to give to His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel in Natiir Village (pop. 2,800), where 3 people came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 16 people. 585 believers attended Sunday services in the mother church and 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

    – Shelter for worshipping together at the daughter churches

     

    Challenges

    – Long, hard paths to walk to distant villages

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    – Support for evangelists

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Receive humble greetings from me and my family and the church at large. We are always praying that God may continue to bless you as you continue to give to His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Joseph Lotuk shared the Gospel in Kabokorit Village, and 1 person came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 21 people. 556 believers attended Sunday services in the mother church and 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk the long distances to the outlying villages

    – Shelter for worshipping together

     

    Challenges

    – Great distances between villages

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Receive humble greetings from me and my family and the church at large. We are always praying that God may continue to bless you as you continue to give to His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Joseph Lotuk did an outreach to the Village of Kabokorit (pop. 323), where 5 person came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 61 people. 735 believers attended Sunday services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the church

    – Support of elders and evangelists

     

    Challenges

    – Lack of shelter during rainy season

    – Most believers are constantly migrating

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    How are you doing? I hope your are doing well. I have prayed for you. The church is doing well, but we lost one member this month. Thank you.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Joseph Lotuk reached the Kanaan Village (pop. 1230), where 1 person came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 18 people. 735 believers attended Sunday services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Shelter for worship for the daughter churches

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Walking long distances

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    How is your family fairing? I believe God has kept you strong in faith. God bless you abundantly as you continue to give for His work in Turkanaland. Thank you.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Joseph Lotuk ministered in the Lopokor Village, and 2 people gave their lives to Christ. 8 believers from this village are enrolled in Discipleship Class. An average of 148 believers attended services each week in the mother church, and 5 new members were added.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of the church

    – Construction of a pit latrine

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Walking long distances between villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Receive humble greetings from my family and I and the church at large. We are always praying that God may continue to bless you as you continue to give for His work in Turkanaland. Thank you.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Joseph Lotuk reached the Kanaan village, where 1 person came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 12 people. He prays for more evangelists to assist him in the field and for mitigation of hunger. 735 believers attended Sunday services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Shelter for worship

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Walking long distances

    – Lack of shelters during rainy season

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank God for your support. May God grant you abundant peace and grace. God bless you abundantly as you continue to give for His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Joseph Lotuk reached the Kanaan village, where 3 people came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 10 people. He prays for more evangelists to assist him in the field and for mitigation of hunger. 615 believers attended Sunday services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for shelters

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Walking long distances

    – Lack of shelters during rainy season

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank God for your support. May God grant you abundant peace and grace. God bless you abundantly as you continue to give for His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    February 2019

    In February, Missionary Joseph Lotuk gained 1 new member in his church. He prays for his church members to grow spiritually. 403 believers attended church services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church to grow spiritually

    – Pray for the daughter churches.

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Walking long distances

    – Lack of shelters during rainy season

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    Thank God for your support. May God grant you abundant peace and grace. God bless you abundantly as you continue to give for His work in Turkana. Thank you.


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary Joseph Lotuk reached the Kanaan village, where 1 person came to Jesus. He disciples a class of 6 people. He prays for more evangelists to assist him in the field and for mitigation of hunger. 615 believers attended Sunday services. Joseph is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Training of evangelists

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

    – Need for houses

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of believers

    – Untrained evangelists and church leaders

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponsor,

    How are you doing? I believe that you are fine in Christ Jesus. I do remember you in prayer. The Church at Kakuma, Nayanaeemeyen are doing well in fellowship. My family is doing fine. Thanks.