Josephat Lomuria Lapur

    JOSEPHAT LOMURIA LAPUR

    SHARE Missionary Since: 2018

    Wife: Mary Ayanae Lomuria

    Children: Eli, Zippor, Michael,
    Emmanuel, Christine, & Josephine

    Zone: Chokchok

    Villages: Naoros, Lomunyen,
    Marii, Lokam, Adopet, Naipa,
    Akatuman, Katula, & Lotiira

    # of Churches: 9

    Total Members: 1,124

    Lighthouses: 11

    Champions: 11

    Disciples in Lighthouses: 43

    Note to Sponsor:
    Dear Sponsor, I am grateful for your support that you have given me and my family since the beginning of the year up to now. God bless you.


    Updates from the field:

    2022

    July

    In July, Motivator Josephat held services in 2 churches. About 260 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 197 attended in the daughter church in Nakuron Village. Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He prays for peace in Kenya.

    June

    In June, Motivator Josephat held services in 2 churches. About 221 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 187 attended in the daughter church in Nakuron Village. 4 new members joined the mother church. Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    May

    In May, Motivator Josephat held services in 5 churches. About 215 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 872 attended in 4 of the daughter churches combined. 2 believers were baptized. There are 43 disciples learning how to make disciples of others. Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    April

    In April, Motivator Josephat held services in 5 churches. About 200 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 775 members attended in 4 of the daughter churches combined. Josephat also did an outreach in Nachok Village, where 24 people accepted Christ as Savior and 20 were baptized. Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    March

    In March, Motivator Josephat held services in 5 churches, and 10 people were saved. About 191 members attended each Sunday in the mother church alone. Josephat plans to reach Lometesiae Village (8 kms away) in April. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    February

    In February, Motivator Josephat held services in all 9 churches, and 10 people were saved. About 183 members attended in the mother church alone. Josephat plans to reach Lometesiae Village (8 kms away) in April. He is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Motivator Josephat reported that there are 249 members in the mother church in Naoros Village. The attendance in the daughter churches is as follows: Lomunyen Village – 120, Marii Village – 96, Lokam Village – 55, Adopet Village – 63, Naipa Village – 78, Akatuman Village 87, Katula Village – 85, and Lotiira Village 83. In addition to regular church services, Josephat does sacraments, baptisms, homestead-to-homestead evangelism, and teaching the DMM methodology.


    2021

    December

    In December, Motivator Josephat ministered to all of his churches. About 240 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 744 attended in the daughter churches combined. When the Gospel was shared again in Lomunyen-aibei Village, and 24 people were saved, and 22 were baptized! Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He is also grateful for the DMM methodology which enables people to understand the Word of God. He also asks that you pray with him for strength as he walks from village to village.

    November

    In November, Motivator Josephat ministered to 8 of his churches. About 196 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 742 attended in the 7 daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Lomunyen Village, and 21 people gave their lives to Christ and 33 believers were baptized! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He requests prayers that the church members will continue to grow in their faith and fellowship together and also for strength for him as he walks from village to village and for clean water for the villages.

    October

    In October, Motivator Josephat ministered to all of his churches. About 217 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 798 attended in the daughter churches combined. A new church was planted in Lomunyen-aibei Village, and 113 people were saved, and 132 attended the very first service! Josephat is grateful for the continued support from his sponsor. He requests prayers that the church members will continue to grow in their faith.

    September

    In September, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 226 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 642 attended in the 6 of daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Lomunyen Village, and 14 people gave their lives to Christ! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He requests prayers that the church members will continue to grow in their faith and fellowship together and also for strength for him as he walks from village to village and for clean water for the villages.

    August

    In August, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 229 members attended each Sunday in the mother church, and 844 attended in the 6 of daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Lochilil Village, and 20 people gave their lives to Christ! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He requests prayers that the church members will continue to grow in their faith and fellowship together.

    July

    In July, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 220 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 830 attended in all 6 of the daughter churches combined. 24 new members were added to the daughter churches this month and 23 to the mother church. He also did an outreach in Lokitoe Aacheria Village and 32 people gave their lives to Christ and 15 people were baptized! He is planning to go to Lomunyen Village (12kms/7.4 miles) in August. Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region and also that the Motivators can work in unity together.

    June

    In June, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 224 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 900 attended in all 6 of the daughter churches combined. 24 new members were added to the daughter churches this month. He also did an outreach in Lomunyen and 28 people gave their lives to Christ! He is planning to go back to Lomunyen Village (12kms/7.4 miles) in August. There are now 50 members being discipled in Lighthouses! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region.

    May

    In May, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 229 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 627 attended in all 6 of the daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Akatuman, one of the daughter churches and 20 people gave their lives to Christ! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor and asks that you pray with him for rain for this drought stricken region. He is planning an outreach to Lomunyen Village, about 12 kms/7.5 miles away, in August of 2021.

    April

    In April, Motivator Josephat ministered to 7 of his churches. About 222 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 639 attended in all 6 of the daughter churches combined. He also did an outreach in Akatuman, one of the daughter churches and 15 people gave their lives to Christ and 4 people were baptized! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to Lomunyen Village, about 12 kms/7.5 miles away, in July of 2021.


    2020

    November

    In November, Motivator Josephat ministered to 6 of his churches. About 196 members attended each Sunday in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 553 attended in 5 of the daughter churches combined. There are now 40 disciples attending Lighthouses! Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to Lomunyen Village, about 7.5 miles away, in March of 2021.

    October 

    In October, Motivator Josephat ministered to the 7 churches he is responsible for. About 204 members attended in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 495 attended in the 6 daughter churches combined. 10 of the disciples in the Lighthouses have also led others to Christ. Josephat did an outreach in the Villages of Lotiira and Nasekon and 12 people gave their lives to Christ. He is planning an outreach in Naoros Village (11 miles away) in November.

    September 

    In September, Motivator Josephat resumed services in the 7 churches. About 192 members attended in the mother church in Naoros Village, and 698 attended in the 6 daughter churches combined. Josephat has established 8 Lighthouses (Discipleship Groups) with 40 disciples attending.

    March 

    In March, Motivator Josephat ministered in Nachok Village, and 80 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 183 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 228 people attended services at the mother church this month and 1,003 attended the 6 mother churches. Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Lomunyen in the future.

    February

    In February, Motivator Josephat ministered in Lomunyen Village, and 50 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 112 students in Discipleship Class. An average of 200 people attended services at the mother church this month and 773 attended the 6 mother churches. Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    January

    In January, Motivator Josephat ministered in Lokipetot Village, and 37 people gave their lives to Christ. He has 96 students in Discipleship Class. Josephat and his team of 6 evangelists hope to reach Lomunyen Village to spread the Gospel in the near future. Josephat is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.