Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 12/20

DECEMBER 20TH, 2021 There are 278 trained Sunday School teachers teaching over 10,000 children throughout the SHARE churches in Turkanaland. In November, 132 children were saved and 13 baptized. They are eager to hear the Word of God and memorize Scripture. Those that are in school are learning how to read the Bible on their [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 12/6

DECEMBER 6TH, 2021 There are 30 trained Adult Literacy (AL) teachers teaching over 1,000 students how to read and write in 8 of the 10 Zones of Turkanaland. All of the teachers are DMM Champions of their own Lighthouses as well. A total of 405 AL students attend these Lighthouses where they are learning how [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 11/22

NOVEMBER 22nd, 2021 On October 18th, 8 SHARE staff and 3 Motivators traveled to Lomunyen-aibei Village in Chokchok Zone to share the Gospel and plant a church. After screening The Jesus Film, 113 villagers accepted Christ as Savior. Later, 33 new believers were baptized. A total of 132 people attended the very first church service. One [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 11/8

NOVEMBER 8th, 2021 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." - John 14:6   My name is Charles Lorogoi Edung. My pastor is Motivator Alfred Esekon. I used to be an alcoholic. I would drink any kind of alcohol I could [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 10/25

OCTOBER 25th, 2021 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. The righteous person may have many troubles but the Lord delivers him from them all - Psalm 34:17-19   Women continue [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 10/11

OCTOBER 11th, 2021 Less than 10% of church-goers in Turkana are men. However, the nearly 3,000 men who have accepted Christ and attend SHARE-planted churches are beginning to inspire other men to accept Christ as well. In September, 89 men led others to a saving faith in Christ! A total of 570 men are involved [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 9/27

SEPTEMBER 27th, 2021 On September 8th, 85 Adult Literacy (AL) students graduated from the program after passing the proficiency exam! These graduates can now read and write. They have each been given a hard-copy Bible and an Audio Bible! All are enrolled in Lighthouses; 63 are learning how to make disciples of others, and 22 are Champions teaching others how to become disciple-makers. Some [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 9/13

SEPTEMBER 13th, 2021 More than 10,000 children attend Sunday School in the SHARE-planted churches throughout Turkanaland under the leadership of 253 Sunday School teachers! Below are testimonies from two Sunday School children. The first one is Abenyo Engole, a 9-year-old girl in Kadaku-ngimoe Village, Kalobeyei Zone. Her Sunday School teacher stated that she is very active in the [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 8/30

AUGUST 30th, 2021 On July 27th, the SHARE team in Turkanaland planted a new church in Ngirito Village, Lokori Zone! The team experienced a warm welcome and thirst for God's Word among the villagers. During the outreach, they visited homesteads, conducted an open-air meeting, and shared the Gospel using Audio Bibles. A total of 77 villagers gave their lives to [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 8/16

AUGUST 16th, 2021 In July, 42 Turkana young men accepted Jesus Christ as their Savior. Typically, many young men travel to find pasture for their livestock. However, there are now 4,526 attending church throughout Turkanaland, with a total of 130 of them Champions of their own Lighthouses, teaching 561 disciples how to make disciples of others!   Young Men's Ministry [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 8/2

AUGUST 2nd, 2021   In Loving Memory.... Motivator Peter Ewoton passed away Saturday, July 24th in the Lodwar Hospital after fighting Hepatitis B for a couple of years. Peter served as a SHARE missionary for 12 years. He was known for his love for the Lord, leading people to Christ, and a deep, powerful voice. Many lives [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 7/19

JULY 19th, 2021   Called to be Executors of God's Will God has allowed us the privilege of being custodians and executors of His will, which has been revealed and lived out through His Son, our Savior Jesus Christ. He has placed that will before our very eyes for us to read, understand, assimilate, then [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 7/5

JULY 5th, 2021 AMAZING MONITORS!     The 3 Monitors in Kalemng'orok Zone - David Ing'olan Nakokil, James Lomudang Eregae, and Johnson Ekadup Ewoi - are doing amazing work presiding over 8 Motivators in conjunction with the Zone Coordinator - James Muchu Kaaman. They continue to train and encourage Motivators and Champions to grow strong and healthy Lighthouses. They oversee 8 churches [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 6/21

JUNE 21st, 2021 When the SHARE Team in Turkanaland is strategizing where to share the Gospel message, and where next to plant a church, they begin with earnest prayer for discernment. They ask for God to direct them to a village that has not heard the Gospel. At the moment, SHARE has identified and is [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 6/7

JUNE 7th, 2021 A total of 22,989 women across Turkanaland attend church ona regular basis. Of those, 1,549 are in Nakiria Zone. They continue to progress in their walk with the Lord through Women's Fellowship Meetings, Lighthouses, leadership roles in the churches, and helping one another. There are 19 women-led Lighthouses in Nakiria Zone with 100 women [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 5/24

MAY 26th, 2021   There are 25 trained Sunday School teachers teaching over 600 children in the SHARE-planted churches in Lokori Zone. They continue to grow in their faith and invite other children to join them in church. During a typical Sunday School session, the teacher will share a Bible story and give the children [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 5/10

MAY 10th, 2021 On Sunday April 25th, SHARE commissioned a team of 15 missionaries - 11 Turkana and 4 Toposa - at the SEND Center in Lodwar, Kenya, that God has clearly called to reach the neighboring Toposa people of South Sudan. Dalmas Esekon shared from Luke 10:2 and Matthew 28:19-20, that the reason we will go to [...]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 4/26

APRIL 26th, 2021 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. – 1 Timothy 6:11-12 More […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 4/12

APRIL 12th, 2021 Despite the devastating physical, social, economic, and spiritual impact of restrictions caused by COVID the past 12 months around the globe, SHARE has witnessed rapid traction in the Disciple-Making Movement all across Turkanaland. This time in 2020, SHARE had a total of 37 Lighthouse Champions with 564 disciple-maker trainees in Turkanaland. A year […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 3/29

WEEK OF MARCH 29th, 2021     The Monitors of Kalobeyei Zone are James Echarait, Joseph Lolii, and Phanuel Loole. They oversee 7 churches in remote villages. There are about 430 members attending services regularly in these churches. Attendance is low due to COVID and the ongoing drought. However, Lighthouses are still making great progress and […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 3/15

WEEK OF MARCH 15th, 2021 Currently, there are 775 young women, attending the 43 SHARE-planted churches in Chokchok Zone. Outside of regular church services, they conduct weekly fellowship where they listen to and study the Word of God together using Audio Bibles. They have also formed intercessory prayer groups where they meet to pray for […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: 3/1

WEEK OF MARCH 1st, 2021 Currently, there are 328 young men, ages 16 – 28, attending in the 42 Share-planted churches in Sopel Zone. Young men in Turkana are typically responsible for taking care of their family’s livestock. Attendance is low right now because many are traveling in search of pasture for the animals during this […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 7

WEEK OF FEBRUARY 15th, 2021   We hope you enjoy this new version of the Praises & Petitions bulletin. We request you to take a few moments to respond to the survey at the end as well.   As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. – Proverbs 27:17     PRAISE – Construction […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 6

  WEEK OF FEBRUARY 8th, 2021    The Monitors of Nayada Zone are James Lomor, Joseph Lobolia, and Peter Lomanat. Their mother churches are located in the villages of Kalokutanyang, Nadapal, and Nayada, respectively. They have planted a total of 6 daughter churches in remote villages. There are nearly 700 members attending in these 9 churches! […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 5

  WEEK OF FEBRUARY 1st, 2021       We have three Monitors in Katapakin Zone – Ewose Losagam, Paul Imojong, and Peter Nakoyen. They oversee a total of 9 Motivators. Their mother churches are located in the villages of Nakurio, Nawoitorong, and Louwae, respectively, with a total of 184 members. Attendance is low due […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 4

  …The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.  James 5:16   WEEK OF JANUARY 25th, 2021       A total of 59 Lighthouses have now been established in Kalemng’orok Zone with 309 disciples attending! Many souls have come to Christ through the use of Audio Bibles and bookmarks, and the number of […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 3

  WEEK OF JANUARY 18th, 2021 There are over 1,400 women attending church regularly in the 45 Share-planted churches throughout Lorugum Zone. Of the total 32 Lighthouses in the zone, 14 are led by women, with 82 women being trained how to become disciple-makers. They continue to grow in their faith and are learning how […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 2

“Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? […]

Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland: Week 1

We hope you have enjoyed reading about what the Lord is doing in Turkanaland in our weekly Praises & Petitions from Turkanaland segment. We have decided to continue this segment through 2021 as a means to guide you in prayer for the ministry and keep you informed. We invite you to continue participating in prayer with us each week. […]

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