Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 31

WEEK OF DECEMBER 28th, 2020 By God’s grace, on December 27th, Sammy completed the 368-mile Walk-a-thon 4 days ahead of schedule! His target has been to raise $400,000 by December 31st. The Lord has used His people to give $335,702 since the Walk-a-thon began on October 1st! That’s an average of $3,859/day! Hallelujah! We are confident He can move […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Special Edition

WEEK OF DECEMBER 21st, 2020 SPECIAL EDITION     History was made in SHARE on Saturday, December 19, 2020 as the leadership baton was passed from SHARE Founder and Director, Sammy Murimi, to the new indigenous Director in Turkanaland, Kenya – Dalmas Esekon! From inception in 1989 and ministry in Turkanaland since 1997, leadership of […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 28

WEEK OF DECEMBER 7th, 2020     The three Monitors of Lorugum Zone are Abraham Lokuwom, Peter Esinyen, and Silas Ekomwa. Their mother churches are located in Lorugum, Keakorongole, and Urum villages respectively. They have also planted 11 daughter churches in remote villages – Lorengipi, Loya, Lobei, Natorongowoi, Kemanik, Kangacherai, Sasak-echoke, Nagis, Loya, Nakwapua, and […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 27

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 30th, 2020     This past weekend, a new church was planted in Kangarukia Village, Nakiria Zone! The SHARE team traveled about 94 miles (152 km) to reach the remote village. The team and local Motivators began by visiting homesteads to pray for villagers and invited them to view The Jesus Film. […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 26

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23rd, 2020     This year, the Lord has provided funds to purchase 1,000 Turkana-language, solar-powered Audio Bibles. The staff has distributed 531 of them to Motivators and Champions and is strategically working to distribute the remaining 469 as quickly as possible. More and more oral learners in Turkanaland are listening to […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 25

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 16th, 2020     In September, Adult Literacy (AL) classes were able to resume after COVID restrictions were lifted. As of end of October, there are 999 students attending in all 30 classes in 8 zones, learning how to read and write. Each teacher also leads at least one Lighthouse. A total […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 24

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 9th, 2020 On October 2nd, the SHARE team traveled to Kangarukia Village, Nakiria Zone (94 miles/152 kms away from Lodwar) to survey the village for future church planting. The travel was difficult due to lack of accessible roads. Upon arrival, the team met with the village elders to present the Gospel and […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 23

WEEK OF NOVEMBER 2nd, 2020 During the days of Jesus’ life on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions with fervent cries and tears to the one who could save him from death, and he was heard because of his reverent submission. Hebrews 5:7     The 3 Monitors of Sopel Zone are Charles Lokol Samal, Joseph Logolol […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 22

WEEK OF OCTOBER 26th, 2020 When he heard this, Jesus said, “This sickness will not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified through it.” John 11:4 In late-September, Motivator Ingolan Ekidor and his team reached and planted a daughter church in the remote village of Nasigira in Chokchok […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 21

WEEK OF OCTOBER 19th, 2020 Christian women in Kalobeyei Zone continue to grow spiritually. In the 61 reached villages in the Zone, there are 3,240 women regularly attending weekly fellowship. During fellowship, they share the Word using Audio Bibles, encourage each other through their personal testimonies, and care for each other’s needs.     There […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 20

WEEK OF OCTOBER 12th, 2020 The three Monitors of Lokori Zone are David Koriang, Jacob Long’ol, and Robert Ekalale. Their mother churches are located in Kaaruko, Naukotlem, and Lokori villages respectively. In the past month, 15 people have been saved and joined these mother churches. The Monitors have also planted 11 daughter churches in remote villages. In […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 19

WEEK OF OCTOBER 5th, 2020   Homestead-to-homestead evangelism is an important step in sharing the Gospel in an unreached village. After the SHARE team arrives in a village and sets up camp, the Evangelism Coordinator, Jacktan Kachi, along with the local Motivator(s), go from homestead to homestead introducing themselves to households, praying for them, and inviting […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 18

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 28th, 2020   This month, one additional Lighthouse has been started, and 7 new disciples have joined Lighthouses in Kachoda Zone. There are now 19 Lighthouses with 95 disciples attending throughout the Zone. The Lighthouses are meeting regularly and consistently. The 19 Champions of these Lighthouses are committed to the calling of […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 17

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 21st, 2020     SHARE recently elected new Monitors for Kalemng’orok Zone – Johnson Ewoi, James Lomudang, and David Ing’olan. James Muchu, who was previously a Monitor, has now become the Coordinator of the Zone. Learn more about these roles at     The Monitors reported that the Disciple-Making Movement is progressing […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 16

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 14th, 2020 The Momentum in On! As we all continue to call upon the Lord in earnest for mercy and physical healing, and purging of the COVID pandemic, we are also witnessing amazing spiritual awakening and healing taking place in hidden pockets in Turkanaland. Even with stern restrictions caused by COVID, SHARE-supported […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 15

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 7th, 2020 The three Monitors of Nayada Zone are James Lomor, Joseph Lobolia, and Peter Lomanat. Their mother churches are located in Kalokutanyang, Nadapal, and Nayada Villages respectively. They have also planted daughter churches in 5 remote villages (Kanyangapus, Kalopiria, Naurenpuu, Towo-mono, and Nakutan) in their areas. Among these 8 total churches are 10 Lighthouses with […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 14

WEEK OF AUGUST 31st, 2020 Kalobeyei Zone Monitors (learn more about their role at – Phanuel Loole, James Echarait, and Joseph Lolii – reported that DMM’s approach to sharing the Gospel is positively embraced, with little resistance. The number of Lighthouse participants continues to increase throughout the Zone.     Their mother churches are located in Lomidat, Oropoi, […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 13

WEEK OF AUGUST 24th, 2020 DMM Lighthouses and disciples continue to multiply in Nakiria Zone, now with 30 Lighthouses. That’s an increase of 12 in less than two months! There are 25 trained Champions teaching 149 disciples in these Lighthouses how to become disciple-makers using the “Look Back, Look Up, Look Forward” Methodology. So far, […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 12

WEEK OF AUGUST 17th, 2020     Screening of The Jesus Film during village outreaches has been an extremely impactful method of introducing villagers to the One who saves. Many villagers are able to gather at once to watch and hear Jesus’ story in their own language! SITE (Share International Team of Evangelism) Coordinator, Jacktan […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 11

WEEK OF AUGUST 10th, 2020     Monitors Paul Imojong, Peter Edoro, and Ewose Losagam of Katapakin Zone recently reported that their churches are thriving, thanks to the new Disciple-Making Movement inaugurated by Share this year. They are grateful that the Methodology was launched in Turkanaland before the COVID-19 pandemic began, so they could continue […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 10

WEEK OF AUGUST 3rd, 2020 Unfortunately, witchcraft is a common practice among many Turkana people, especially in remote villages. As Share Motivators and disciples continue to spread the Gospel, more and more witchcraft devotees, and even witchdoctors, are realizing that their ways are evil and turning to Christ! Watch the video below to hear from […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 9

WEEK OF JULY 27th, 2020     Sopel Zone has gained great momentum in the Disciple-Making Movement. It has 44 Lighthouses, the second most out of all 10 Zones in Turkanaland (after Kalobeyei with 47) and 44 trained Champions! That’s 24 more Lighthouses than there were just two months ago! There are 165 disciples enrolled […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 8

WEEK OF JULY 20th, 2020     Kachoda Zone is one of the hardest regions in Turkanaland to reach. Insecurity and terrain make it challenging. However, there are now 108 young men (ages 15 -22) attending church regularly in the Zone. So far, only 2 young men’s Lighthouses have been established in the Zone, with […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 7

WEEK OF JULY 13th, 2020 Despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, DMM cell-groups/Lighthouses in Chokchok Zone are increasing and transitioning from Generation One to Generation Two. The instructional resources that they have are helping believers grow in their faith. Once they have understood what God has done for them, they quickly grasp the […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 6

WEEK OF JULY 6th, 2020 The young women of Nayada Zone are between the ages of 12 and 24. Many of them conduct their own small business, such as making jewelry and weaving baskets. They were once forced to marry older men at a very young age, but now most of them understand that they […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 5

So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers. Acts 16:5 WEEK OF JUNE 29th, 2020      Despite the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, DMM (Disciple-Making Movement) cell-groups/Lighthouses in Kalemng’orok Zone are still meeting (while observing social distancing) in some villages. Meetings in a few Lighthouses have been halted due […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 4

WEEK OF JUNE 22nd, 2020     The last follow-up by the Share team to men in Lorugum Zone was in March of this year in Sasak-echoke Village. During that follow-up, 40 men were saved and baptized!     Approximately 251 men attend church regularly throughout the 44 Share-planted churches in Lorugum Zone. These men […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 3

WEEK OF JUNE 15th, 2020       In the past month, eight additional cell-groups have been established in Kalobeyei Zone. There are now 27 cell-groups, or “Lighthouses”, in the Share-planted churches throughout the Zone, with 27 active Champions! Disciples in these Lighthouses continue to grow through Bible study and prayer walks. They are beginning […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 2

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14   WEEK OF JUNE 8th, 2020     The Children’s Ministry in Nakiria Zone continues to grow, now with 17 trained Sunday School teachers in action. Share’s curriculum for training Sunday […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 1

  We invite you to read our new segment – “Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland” – each week. The purpose of this segment is to keep you informed about the amazing things the Lord is doing throughout the 10 Zones of Turkanaland and guide you in prayer for the ministry. We believe prayer is powerful! […]

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