On 4th Sept.2010, Adir, Dickson and Dalmas visited a daughter church at Kosogwoleetom, 62 kms away from Lodwar township. Pastor(Missionary) Joseph Emase planted this daughter church last year 2009 after receiving support from SI. The christians of Kasogoleetom Pentecostal church were so happy and encouraged being visited by SI church growth officials for the first time.
The main purpose of church growth visit is to enhance discipleship and reinforcing the local missions work in the interland unreached communities in Turkanaland.
On 5th October was livestock distribution at Namukuse Village. John Lodepe , SI Turkana Missions Coordinator, accompanied by Peter Adir- SI church growth associate coordinator distribute goats to two poor families at Namukuse Village, where Missionary Joseph Longole is the SI sent missionary.
The villagers could not believe their eyes to see two families given goats free. They have never seen such thing before in history of their village. They were challenged and they attentively heard the gospel preached by John to them. After the sharing of the gospel. Two families received goats. One old man in the village greeted John five times expressing thankfulness for what God does in meeting the physical needs of the poor. The two ladies given goats had lost their livestock three years ago due to the persistent drought that affected or claimed lives of the Turkana and their livestock.
On 21st Nov.2010, they managed to fund raise Kshs. 54,000 for the construction of the church building. Peter Adir assisted them to fund raise. John Lodepe send his donation of Kshs. 2000 to boost their effort of constructing a worship building.
Pastor Peter Adir.