Andrew Naspan Etiir

    ANDREW NASPAN ETIIR

    Wife: Susan Akai Ekiru

    Children:

    Mechack Ebei Etiir, Kennedy Eipa Etiir

    Pamela Lokaale Etiir, Eliya Nasurai Etiir

    Adopted Children:

    Emuria Esinyen, Peter Eyanae

    Faith Ekuom

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Nakiria

    Village: Lokitoe Angiber

    With a population of more than 340, their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming, while some are doing small scale business. The village is known for general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits, in which, witchdoctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship in the area are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe these idols to be the source of life and protection.

    Church Progress:

    As a result of evangelizing and witnessing by missionary Andrew Etiir Naspan, the church enrollment is increasing rapidly. 30 adults have given their lives to Christ, and worship together regularly under a tree. The number of born again youth is 25, and there are 30 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 3 people accepted Christ. Three new members were added to the church. Andrew is currently discipling a class of 3 students. 69 people attended church services each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – For God to strengthen the faith of the believers

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach other villages


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 2 people accepted Christ. Three new members were added to the church. Andrew is currently discipling a class of 5 students. 33 people attended church services each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

    – Church construction

     

    Challenges

    – Cultural beliefs

    – Hunger

    – Water problem


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 2 people accepted Christ. Three new members were added to the church. Andrew is currently discipling a class of 5 students. 70 people attended church services each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – A lack of transportation to reach the outlying villages


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 5 people accepted Christ. Four new members were added to the church. Andrew is currently discipling a class of 5 members. 176 people attended church services each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach the outlying villages


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 4 people accepted Christ. Three new members were added to the church. 80 people attended church services each Sunday. Andrew is discipling 4 students.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to reach the outlying villages


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Andrew continued to share the Gospel in his village, and 6 people accepted Christ. 74 people attended church services each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – For God to strengthen the faith of the believers

     

    Challenges

    – Adult Education classes

    – Traveling long distances

    – Illiteracy level is high


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Andrew shared the Gospel with 50 people, and 4 accepted Christ. He is discipling a class of 5 members. An average of 80 people attended church services this month. Andrew is grateful for the continued prayers and support.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Andrew shared the Gospel with 50 people, and 3 people accepted Christ. An average of 85 member attended Sunday services this month. Andrew is grateful for the continued support and prayers.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Andrew had an average of 76 members attend church each Sunday. 3 people gave their lives to Christ.

    Prayer Needs

    – For God to strengthen the faith of the believers

    – Church building

     

    Challenges

    – Migration of people

    – Traveling long distances


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Andrew had 5 new members join the church in Lokitoeangaber Village. 4 people accepted Christ as their Savior this month.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for peace

    – Church to be reverent in services

     

    Challenges

    – Fishing trends

    – Drought

    – Migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock

    – Illiteracy level is high


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Andrew Etiir fellowshipped with 40 people, and 5 souls got saved. He disciples a class of 4 members. An average of 214 members attended the church services. Andrew is grateful for the continued prayers and support.


    February 2019

    Missionary Andrew is the pastor of the church in Lokitoeangaberu, where the average attendance in February was 24. They had seven new members join the church this month, and eight people gave their lives to Christ. Six members are enrolled in the discipleship class. Missionary Andrew has three elders who have been trained to help him in his work of evangelism in the area.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for peace

    – Church to be reverent in services

     

    Challenges

    – Fishing trends

    – Drought

    – Migration of people in search of food and water for their families and livestock

    – Illiteracy level is high