Joseph Esinyen Lotuk

    JOSEPH ESINYEN LOTUK

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2013

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Main Village: Nayenae-emeyan

    # of Churches: 8

    Villages of Daughter Churches:
    Natiir 2, Lopur, Pokotom,
    Lotoka, Ngitukomua,
    Nakitoekirian, & Kanan

    Total Members: 554

    Lighthouses: 4

    Champions: 4

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 73

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, My family and the church send their thanks for your continued support. God bless.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    March

    In March, Motivator Joseph ministered to his eight church families. About 164 believers met weekly in the mother church this month, and 514 in the seven daughter churches combined. Nine new members were added to the mother church this month. He is grateful for the support that he receives and for the new members that were added to the church and asks that you pray with him for church members that they would continue to grow in their faith.

    February

    In February, Motivator Joseph ministered to his eight church families. About 168 believers met weekly in the mother church this month, and 463 in the seven daughter churches combined. He is grateful for the support that he receives and asks that you pray with him for church leaders, that they would stay strong in their faith.

    January

    In January, Motivator Joseph reported that there are 267 members in the mother church in Nayanae-emeyen Village. The attendance in the daughter churches is as follows: Natiir 2- 68, Lopur- 30, Pokotom- 40, Lotoka- 38, Ngitukomua- 30, Nakitoekirian- 60, & Kanan- 21. In addition to regular services, Joseph does sacraments, homestead-to-homestead evangelism, and teaches the DMM methodology.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 178 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 441 in the 7 daughter churches combined. 10 new members were added to the mother church this month and 10 people accepted Christ when the Gospel message was shared. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and is grateful to God for His faithfulness throughout the year. He asks that you pray with him for the needy in the villages he serves.

    November

    In November, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 169 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 421 in the 7 daughter churches combined. 10 new members were added to the mother church this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for strength to walk the long distances between villages and for the needy in the villages.

    October

    In October, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 164 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 399 in the 7 daughter churches combined. 8 new members were added to the mother church this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He asks that you pray with him for strength to walk the long distances between villages.

    September

    In September, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 154 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 382 in the 7 daughter churches combined. When the Gospel was shared in Kabokorit Village, 2 people accepted Christ. 8 new members were added to the mother church this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and for those who trusted Christ this month! He asks that you pray with him for strength to walk the long distances between villages.

    August

    In August, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 155 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 435 in the 7 daughter churches combined. When the Gospel was shared in Natiir 2 Village, 4 people accepted Christ. 2 new members were added to the mother church this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and for those who trusted Christ this month! He asks that you pray with him for the 3 families in the church that lost loved ones this month.

    July

    In July, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 164 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 423 in the 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and thanks them for the prayers for the church, it is growing stronger.

    June

    In June, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 153 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 443 in the 7 daughter churches combined. 4 new members were added to the daughter churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 188 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 434 in the 7 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach in Kaborit Village and one person made a decision to accept Christ. He now has 7 Champions leading 7 Lighthouses, discipling 60 members. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Joseph ministered to all his church families. About 173 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone and 394 in the 7 daughter churches combined. He did an outreach in Kaborit Village and this time no one made a decision to accept Christ. Joseph is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.


    2020

     

    November 

    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 

    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.

    September

    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!

    March

    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.

    February

    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.

    January 

    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.


    2019

     

    December 

    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.

    November

    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.

    October 

    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.

    September 

    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.

    August 

    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.

    July 

    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.

    June 

    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.

    May

    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.

    April 

    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.

    March 

    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.

    February

    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.

    January

    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.