Thomas Etiir Oyan


    SHARE Missionary Since: 2020

    Region: Nakiria Zone, Turkanaland, Kenya

    Village: Lokitoe-angaberu

    Lighthouses: 4

    Champions: 4

    Disciples: 22

    About Thomas: 
    Thomas became a SHARE Missionary in 2020. He is married to Susan Akiru Edukon. Together they have 6 children – Wilson, Paul, Emmanuel, Elijah, Miriam, and Joyce.

    Lokitoe-angaberu Village:
    Thomas is the lead pastor of the church in Lokitoe-angaberu Village, with about 65 members in attendance. The village is located approximately 85 kilometers from Lodwar and has a population of more than 800. This village has been known for witchcraft and worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits in which the witchdoctors are mediums. Some of the common idols worshipped are moon, stars, mountains, charms, rivers, and the like. The villagers believe them as their source of life and protection. The main economic activity of the villagers is livestock (camels, goats, sheep, and donkeys), while some villagers practice agriculture and fishing.