Joseph Esinyen Lotuk

    JOSEPH ESINYEN LOTUK

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2013

    Zone: Kalobeyei

    Villages: Nayenae-emeyan,
    Natiir 2, Lopur, Pokotom, Lotoka,
    Ngitukomua, Nakitoekirian, & Kanan

    # of Churches: 8

    Total Members: 554

    Lighthouses: 3

    Champions: 3

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 12

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


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    July

    In July, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. About 154 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 382 attended in the 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    June

    In June, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. About 177 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 392 attended in the 7 daughter churches combined. There are 3 Champions teaching 12 disciples how to make disciples of others. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. About 217 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 431 attended in the 7 daughter churches combined. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Joseph held services in all 8 churches. About 159 attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 411 attended in the 7 daughter churches combined. There are 18 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Joseph is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    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.