Silas Ekai Ekomwa, Monitor

    SILAS EKAI EKOMWA

    SIMI Class: 2016-1017

    Zone: Lorugum

    Main Village: Urum

    # of Churches: 3

    Total Members: 

    Lighthouses: 6

    Champions: 6

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 43

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Monitor Silas continued to minister to the people in his home church, where 59 members attended services. 87 members attended services in the daughter church.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – Illiteracy

    – Worshipping under a tree


    February 2020

    In February, Monitor Silas continued to minister to the people in his area where 51 members attended church each Sunday. 87 members attended services in the daughter church. 6 new members were added to the daughter church.

    Prayer Needs

    – Permanent church structure

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – Illiteracy


    January 2020

    In January, Silas became a Monitor of Lorugum Zone! He shared the Gospel in his home village, where 37 members attended church each Sunday. 121 members attended services in the 2 daughter churches combined.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace

    – Permanent church structure

     

    Challenges

    – Insecurity

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Silas taught 12 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 30 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 40 members attended in the daughter church in Nakwapua Village.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Cultural beliefs

    – Illiteracy


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Silas taught 16 students in Discipleship Class, all of whom can freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 51 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 86 members attended in the daughter church in Nakwapua Village.

    Prayer Needs

    – Peace

     

    Challenges

    – Cultural beliefs

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists

    – Worshipping under trees


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Silas shared the Gospel in the Village of Atogot. Eight people gave their lives to Christ. 150 believers attended the services this month. 12 new members were added to the daughter church this month. Silas is planning to do outreaches in the Villages of Komio, Namoru Arengan, Natitiat, and Nakalale in the future.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

     

    Challenges

    – Cultural beliefs

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists

    – Worshipping under trees


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Silas shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakalale. Three people gave their lives to Christ. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 66 believers attended the services this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

     

    Challenges

    – Cultural beliefs

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Silas discipled 14 students who can now freely testify to nonbelievers courageously. An average of 59 members attended church each Sunday in the mother church, and 84 members attended in the daughter church.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Silas Ekomwa shared the Gospel in the Village of Nakalale where 110 people live. Eight people gave their lives to Christ. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 158 believers attended the services in the mother and daughter churches this month.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Silas Ekomwa shared the Gospel in the Village of Nadung’a where 48 people live. Four people gave their lives to Christ. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 153 believers attended the services in the mother and daughter churches this month.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Silas Ekomwa faced the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. This month, 90 believers attended the services in all the churches.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Silas Ekomwa prays for the church construction. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 62 believers attended the services in the mother and daughter churches.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Silas Ekomwa discipled 8 people. He prays for the church construction. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 125 believers attended the services in the mother and daughter churches.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    – Illiteracy

    – Most people are pastoralists


    February 2019

    In February, Missionary Silas Ekomwa reached the Akabaat village, where 66 people attended church services. He needs support of the church construction. The big challenge he faces is migration of church members due to famine.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

    – Strength to walk long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Worshipping under a tree

    – Most people are pastoralists

    – Hunger


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary Silas Ekomwa discipled 9 people. He prays for the church construction. He faces the challenge of members migrating in search of pasture and water for their animals. 108 believers attended services in the mother and daughter churches in that month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

    – Strength to walk long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Worshipping under a tree

    – Most people are pastoralists

    – Hunger


    December 2018

    In December, Missionary Silas Ekomwa reached the Nakabaat village and fellowshipped with 23 people. He discipled 1 person. He prays for the church construction and for transportation. He faces the challenges of illiteracy and lacking a place for worship. Silas targets to reach the Komio, Nawotom, Nakalale and Namoruarengan villages. This month 140 believers congregated for services in the mother and daughter churches.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

    – Strength to walk long distances between villages

     

    Challenges

    – Illiteracy

    – Worshipping under a tree

    – Most people are pastoralists


    November 2018

    In November, Missionary Silas Ekomwa discipled 15 people in the Urum village. 8 people gave their lives to Christ. He prays for the church construction and establishment of an Adult Literacy class. This month, 176 believers congregated for services in the mother and daughter churches.

    Prayer Needs

    – Construction of a permanent church

    – Opening of Adult Literacy classes in the area

     

    Challenges

    – Nomadism is affecting attendance

    – Illiteracy

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages