Miramoe Nickleby Ekiru, Toposa Team

    MIRAMOE NICKLEBY EKIRU

    Location: Toposa, South Sudan

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, I am very much grateful for the continued support. You are one of the few people in my life who has helped me be who I am today. God bless you and your family.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    October

    In October, Miramoe shared the Gospel in Kapelinyang and Nawoyatiira Villages. 15 people accepted Christ as Savior and were baptized! Miramoe is training 4 people to start their own Lighthouses. He has been teaching the new believers how to use the Audio Bibles and signage bookmarks. Illiteracy and early marriages are major challenges for this area. Miramoe is grateful for the rains that have come this month.

    September

    In September, Miramoe shared the Gospel in Narekede and Nangorikipi Villages. 4 people accepted Christ as Savior. Miramoe is still training 3 people to start their own Lighthouses. He has been teaching the new believers how to use the Audio Bibles and signage bookmarks. Illiteracy and early marriages are major challenges for this area. Miramoe is grateful for the rains that have come this month.

    June

    In June, Miramoe shared the Gospel in Kapelinyang and Najorokwee Villages. He will continue meeting with these villages on a weekly basis. 3 people are being trained as Champions. Lighthouses should be forming soon. Illiteracy and early marriages are major challenges for this area. Miramoe is grateful for the rains that have come this month.

    May

    In May, Miramoe shared the Gospel in 3 Toposa villages – Nawoyareng, Kapelinyang, and Najorokwee. The reception was good. 3 people are being trained as Champions from these villages. Illiteracy and early marriages are major challenges for this area. Miramoe is grateful for the rains that have come this month.

    April

    In April, Miramoe continued sharing the Gospel and developing relationships in 2 Toposa villages – Nakiyeya and Najorokwee. 3 people accepted Christ as Savior. 5 people are being trained as Champions from these villages; they should be forming Lighthouses soon. Illiteracy, early marriages, and insercurity are major challenges for this area. Miramoe is grateful for the good reception and eagerness of Toposa people in accepting Christ.

    March

    In March, Miramoe shared the Gospel in 2 Toposa villages – Nakiyeya and Najorokwee. The reception was good. 5 people are being trained as Champions from these villages. Illiteracy and early marriages are major challenges for this area. Miramoe states, “Recently we are experiencing insecurity on the main road coming to Kapoeta from Kenya’s side (especially on the Nanaknak route). Pray with us that safety and journey mercies will cover these roads, because the feet of those sharing the gospel of Christ are using them.”


    2021

    September

    In September, Miramoe 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. Miramoe has handed off leadership of his churches in Turkanaland to a trained pastor, Dorcas Ekutan Maraka. More information on Dorcas and the churches/villages she serves will be available soon.

    August

    On August 16th, Miramoe (along with 6 other missionaries) left for their new calling to minister to the people of Toposa, South Sudan. However, Miramoe’s mother church in Lochor-ekaal Village continued to meet each Sunday with about 131 members. 291 members also met in the daughter church in Lomunyankirinok Village. The evangelistic team shared the Gospel in Jerusalem Village and 3 people accepted Christ. Miramoe is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He requests prayers for God’s favor and protection in his new mission field in Toposaland.

    July

    In July, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his church families. 126 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lochor-Ekaal Village and 291 in the daughter church in Lomunyakirinok Village. Miramoe did an outreach in Nachuchukait Village and 3 people accepted Christ. He now has 8 Champions leading 8 Lighthouses! He is planning an outreaches to Natorongwoi Village (3 kms/1.9 miles away), Kopeto Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) sometime this year. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. Pray for Miramoe as he has completed his paperwork and will be leaving to go to his new missionfield of sharing the Gospel to the Toposa People of South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment in soon. 

    June

    In June, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his church families. 87 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lochor-Ekaal Village and 302 in the daughter church in Lomunyakirinok Village. Miramoe did an outreach in Nachuchukait Village and 2 people accepted Christ.  He is planning an outreaches to NatorongwoiVillage (3 kms/1.9 miles away), Kopeto Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) in July of this year. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. Pray for Miramoe as he has completed his paperwork and will be leaving to go to his new missionfield of sharing the Gospel to the Toposa People of South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment in July. 

    May

    In May, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his church families. 122 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lochor-Ekaal Village and 115 in the daughter church in Lomunyakirinok Village. Miramoe did an outreach in Nachuchukait Village and 8 people accepted Christ.  He is planning an outreaches to Nackurum Village (7 kms/4.3 miles away), Kopeto Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away) in June of this year. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He would ask that you join him in praying for a water borehole for the villages so that they can have clean water readily available to them. Also pray for Miramoe as he is working on his paperwork to go to his new missionfield of sharing the Gospel to the Toposa People of South Sudan. He will be leaving for his new assignment, hopefully by the end of June. 

    April

    In April, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his church families. 140 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lochor-Ekaal Village and 105 in the daughter church in Lomunyakirinok Village. Miramoe did an outreach in Jerusalem Village and 6 people accepted Christ.  He is planning an outreaches to Nackurum Village (7 kms/4.3 miles away), Kopeto Village (15 kms/9.3 miles away); and Natorongwoi Village (3 kms/1.9 miles away) in May. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He would ask that you join him in praying for a water borehole for the villages so that they can have clean water readily available to them. 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, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his church families. 107 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church in Lochor-Ekaal Village and 35 in the daughter church in Lomunyakirinok Village. Miramoe did outreaches to Kikeunae and Nariir One villages and 4 people accepted Christ. Kikeunae Village is a previously unreached village.  He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nackururum (18 miles away) in December. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and wishes you a happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year. He would ask that you join him in praying for a water borehole for the villages so that they can have clean water readily available to them.

    October

    In October, Motiviator Miramoe ministered to his home church. 104 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church.  Miramoe is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Nachchukait in the future. It is about 1 mile from the mother church.

    January

    In January, Motiviator Miramoe ministered in Nachuchukait Village, and 10 people accepted Christ. There are 6 students attending discipleship classes. 152 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church and daughter church combined. Miramoe is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Lokudule in the future. It is about 22 miles from the mother church.