James Ekatorot Puna

    JAMES EKATOROT PUNA

    Wife: Lucy Ayanae Egiron

    Children:
    Emmanuel Esibitar, Titus Puna

    Adopted Children:
    Kevin Napus

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Katapakin

    Village: Nadapal

    Church Progress:
    James has approximately 210 members in the church: 10 men, 90 women, 50 youth, and 60 Sunday School children.
    They worship together regularly in a permanent building.

     


    Updates from the field:

    March 2020

    In March, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 83 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Protection from the Coronavirus

    – Construction of pit latrines at the mother church

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Walking from village to village

    Note to Sponsor

    I salute you in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

    The monthly financial support that you are providing to me and God’s ministry is helping a lot in the expansion of God’s Work in Turkana.


    February 2020

    In February, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 88 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would be able to continue their schooling

    – Construction of pit latrines at the mother church

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Walking from village to village

    Note to Sponsor

    I salute you in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

    The monthly financial support that you are providing to me and God’s ministry is helping a lot in the expansion of God’s Work in Turkana.


    January 2020

    In January, Motivator James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 72 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would be able to continue their schooling

    – Construction of pit latrines at the mother church

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Walking from village to village

    Note to Sponsor

    I salute you in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

    The monthly financial support that you are providing to me and God’s ministry is helping a lot in the expansion of God’s Work in Turkana.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 76 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to his sponsor for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would be able to continue their schooling

    – Construction of pit latrines at the mother church

    – Good health for the family

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Walking from village to village

    Note to Sponsor

    I salute you in the name of our Lord, Jesus Christ.

    Thanks for the support you are providing for me. It is helping a lot in the expansion of God’s Work in Turkana.

    Be Blessed.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary James continued to share the Word of God in his home church. 65 believers attended Sunday service each week. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his college student would continue to do well in school

    – Construction of pit latrines

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Travelling from village to village


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 77 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 3 people attending discipleship classes. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his college students would do well in school

    – Construction of pit latrines

    – James to have good health

    – For James’ family

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Travelling from village to village

    – Famine


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 66 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 3 people attending discipleship classes.  James is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would continue their education

    – Construction of pit latrines

    – For good health

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers

    – Travelling from village to village

    – Famine


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary James continued to teach the Word of God in his home church. 62 believers attended Sunday service each week. He has 2 students attending discipleship classes.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would do well in school

    – Construction of pit latrines

     

    Challenges

    – Transfers


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary James taught discipleship in the church. 72 believers attended Sunday service each week. He is planning to plant a church in the Village of Napetanya in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children would do well in school

    – Stability in James’ family

     

    Challenges

    – Travelling from village to village

    – Drought


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary James taught discipleship in the church. 68 believers attended Sunday service each week. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Napetanya in the near future. James is grateful for the support and prayers.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary James reached the Lomilo Village (pop. 400) with the Gospel, and 2 new members were added to the church. An average of 70 believers attended church each Sunday.

    Prayer Needs

    – Fencing of the church

    – Church building

    – Facilitation of the ECD class going on in the church

    – That his children would do well in school

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances between villages


    April 2019

    Missionary James had 48 people attend service in his church this month. He targets Napetanya Village for future church planting. James is grateful to Share International for making it possible for him to be a missionary and do God’s work.

    Prayer Needs

    – Prayers for James’ family

     

    Challenges

    – Famine and drought

    – Worshipping under a tree

    – Needing strength to walk long distances between villages


    March 2019

    Missionary James Puna is praying for good health, that his children do well in school, and the church construction. 78 people attended services in his church this month. He targets the Napetanya Village for future church planting.


    February 2019

    Missionary James is the pastor of the church in Kibish, where the average attendance is 36. They saw three new members added to their congregation this month. He has 2 elders who are trained to help him with evangelism in the area. He is looking to do an outreach in the village of Napetany in future.

    Prayer Needs

    – That his children do well in school

    – Need for food to fight hunger

    – Good health

    – Structure for the daughter church

     

    Challenges

    – Strength to walk the long distances between villages

    – Drought