James Ekiru Emoru

    JAMES EKIRU EMORU

    Wife: Henricah Ebongon Ekiru

    Kids:

    Florence Esekon Ekiru (12 years), Immanuel Ekopir Ekiru (9 years)

    Gideon Lokitela Ekiru (5 years), Rael Itao Ekiru (3 years)

    Adopted Kids:

    Alice Imoru (19 years), Egielan Imoru (4 years)

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Block: Kalemngorok Block

    Village: Katioko (pop. 3600)

    Their economic activities include nomadic pastoralists and farming during rainy seasons, while some are doing small scale business in the village. 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 James Ekiru Emoru, the church members and enrollment are increasing rapidly. 45 have given their lives to Christ and worship together regularly under a tree. The number of born again youth is 15. There are 32 Sunday School children.

     


    Updates from the field:

    August 2019

    In August, Missionary James shared the Gospel with the Village of Loperot, with 6 people accepting Christ. He disciples a class of 18 members. 178 people attended Sunday services this month. They added 7 new members this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Need for a means of transportation

    – Drought and famine are affecting many people in my area of service

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances between villages

    – Drought and famine, which is affecting many people in the area

    – Traditional cultural beliefs

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Jim Phillips,

    God bless you and your family for the monthly support you provide. God’s blessings be with you, in Jesus’ name. Amen. Thanks.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary James shared the Gospel again with the Village of Atoot Imoru, and 7 got saved. He disciples a class of 19 members. He prays for the church construction. 174 people attended Sunday services this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary James shared the Gospel with 864 people in the Village of Atoot Imoru, where 7 people accepted Christ. He disciples a class of 19 members. He prays for the church construction. 174 people attended Sunday services this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Need for a means of transportation

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances between villages

    – Drought and famine, which is affecting many people in the area

    – Traditional cultural beliefs

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Jim Phillips,

    God bless you and your family for the monthly support you provide. God’s blessings be with you, in Jesus’ name. Amen. Thanks.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary James reached the Loperot Village (pop. 4800), and 4 souls were saved. He currently disciples a class of 18 students, 13 of which can freely testify. James has 2 evangelists/elders trained to help him in the ministry. This month the average attendance was 85 believers each week, with 4 new members added.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – God to heal the sick

    – Need for borehole in Padatum Village to be fixed

    – Need for a means of transportation

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances between villages

    – Drought and famine, which is affecting many people in the area

    – Traditional cultural beliefs

    – Water shortage, especially in Padatum Village

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Jim Phillips,

    God bless you and your family for the monthly support you provide. God’s blessings be with you, in Jesus’ name. Amen. Thanks.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary James Ekiru reached 710 peope in Nadatum Village. He prays for God to sustain his community during hunger. 157 people attended church services this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary James Ekiru reached 720 people in Nadatum Village. He discipled a class of 13 members. He prays for God to sustain his community during hunger. 158 people attended church services this month. James is grateful for the support and prayers from his sponsors.


    February 2019

    Missionary James is the pastor of the church in Katioko, where the average attendance at services is 57. He has 13 people attending discipleship class. They did an outreach in the village of Padatum, where a church was planted. About 20 people meet weekly in that village. They added two new church members this month. He has two elders who have been trained to help him in his work of evangelism.

    Prayer Needs

    – Church construction to be completed

    – Funds for school fees for the children

    – Adult Literacy Class to be established

    – A means of transportation, motorbike

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances between villages, no means of transportation

    – Traditional cultural beliefs

    – Hunger

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear friend,

    Thank you for your kind heart and supporting my family and I. God bless.