Joseph Nakuwa Ekure

    JOSEPH NAKUWA EKURE

    Wife: Lucy Ebenyo

    Children:

    Beautrice Akura (10)

    Jairo Ewesit (5)

    Jason Ekomwa (7 months)

    Adopted Children:

    Veronica Epur (5 – Kindergarten)

    SIMI Class: 2017-2018

    Zone: Kachoda

    Village: Nalepiet

    The population of the village is 3,600. Their economic activities are nomadism, pastoralism, and farming, while some are doing small scale business. The village is known for the general worship of idols under the control of demonic spirits in which, witchdoctors are the mediums. Some common idols of worship are the stars, moon, and charms. The villagers believe these idols are the source of life and protection.

    Church Progress:

    As a result of evangelizing and witnessing done by Missionary Joseph Nakuwa Ekure, the church members enrollment is increasing rapidly. Over 37 adults have given their lives to Christ. The number of born again youth is 42. There are 68 Sunday School children. They all worship God together regularly.

     


    Updates from the field:

    January 2020

    In January, Motivator Joseph shared the Gospel with the people in the Village of Kaalem. At this time no one made a decision for Christ. He continued ministering to his church, where an average of 74 members attended service each Sunday. An average of 229 members attended church each Sunday in the daughter church in Natamakaruo Village. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning on continuing his outreach to the Village of Kaalem in the future, it is about 6 km from the mother church.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Opposition from the locals

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    December 2019

    In December, Missionary Joseph ministered to his church, where an average of 62 members attended service each Sunday. An average of 210 members attended church each Sunday in the daughter church in Natamakaruo Village. Joseph has 6 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor. He is planning an outreach to the Village of Kaalem in the future, it is about 6 km from the mother church.

    Prayer Needs

    – For Joseph’s family

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to visit other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    November 2019

    In November, Missionary Joseph ministered to his church, where an average of 70 members attended service each Sunday. An average of 207 members attended church each Sunday in the daughter church in Natamakaruo Village. Joseph has 4 students in Discipleship Class. He is grateful for the support he receives from his sponsor.

    Prayer Needs

    – For Joseph’s family

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    October 2019

    In October, Missionary Joseph ministered to his church family. 4 new members were added this month. He is hoping to plant a church in the Village of Kalem in the future. 279 members attended church services in all the churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Spiritual support

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to the other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    September 2019

    In September, Missionary Joseph ministered to his church family. 5 new members were added this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kalem in the future. 259 members attended church services in all the churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – For my family

     

    Challenges

    – Drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    August 2019

    In August, Missionary Joseph ministered to his church family. 4 new members were added this month. He is looking to plant a church in the Village of Kalem in the future. 125 members attended church services in all the churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear Sponor,

    I am thankful for the kind support and prayers we do receive from you. Be blessed.


    July 2019

    In July, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel again with 156 people in the Village of Lockwarengan. He is looking at doing a church plant in the Village of Kalem in the future. 289 members attend church services in all the churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.


    June 2019

    In June, Missionary Joseph shared the Gospel with 196 people in the Village of Lockwarengan. 85 people accepted Christ. He is looking at doing a church plant in the Village of Kalem in the future. 289 members attend church services in all the churches this month. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.


    May 2019

    In May, Missionary Joseph Nakuwa targeted the Kalem Village for spreading God’s Word. 174 members attended church services in all the churches. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support he receives.


    April 2019

    In April, Missionary Joseph Nakuwa had 174 members attend church services in all the churches. He prays for his church members to grow spiritually. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for an Adult Literacy Class

    – Church to be constructed at Kalem

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to other villages

    – Lower attendance due to drought

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear friend,

    Thank you very much for the great support for the work of God to reach the unreached people with the Gospel of Christ. God bless you.


    March 2019

    In March, Missionary Joseph Nakuwa targeted the Kalem Village to spread God’s Word and 69 people were saved. He has a discipleship class of 5 people.

    Prayer Needs

    – Need for an Adult Literacy Class

    – Church to be constructed at Kalem

     

    Challenges

    – Walking long distances to other villages

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear friend,

    Thank you very much for the great support for the work of God to reach the unreached people with the Gospel of Christ. God bless you.


    February 2019

    Missionary Joseph is the pastor at the church in Nalepiet, where the average church attendance was 54 people this month. He currently has nine people enrolled in discipleship classes and has three elders trained to help him with evangelism and outreach. He also serves the village of Natamakaruo, where about 26 people meet for church. He is looking to do an outreach in the village of Kaalem in the near future.

    Prayer Needs

    – The work of the Lord to go ahead with courage and courageous people

     

    Challenges

    – Long distances to walk to other villages

    – Lack of support to the needy church members

    – Long distances to walk to another village when there are meetings

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

    Note To Sponsor

    Dear friend,

    Thank you so much for the kind heart you have by supporting my family and I. God bless.


    January 2019

    In January, Missionary Joseph Nakuwa targeted the Kalem Village for spreading God’s Word. 174 members attended church services this month. He prays for his church members to grow spiritually. Joseph is grateful for the continued prayers and support.