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UPDATE: 8/26/15

26.08.2015
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Well, we’re back!

For those of you who hadn’t heard, our family went to California for three weeks to visit with some churches. These were churches that we had a connection with, or who already have a heart for Japan. We had the wonderful opportunity to meet with five of them in the Southern California area, to hear about their church life, their heart for their communities, and their passion for the great commission.

But first… there was a plane ride… travelling ten hours with two kids from […]

“Not the Sharpest Crayon” or “The 6 Million Dollar Man”

15.07.2015
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“But God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong.”

Not good enough, not strong enough, not fast enough, not pretty enough, not brave enough, not decisive enough… Not this, not that, too much of this, too little of that. Comparisons are devastating to a fragile person with an inferiority complex, am I right? I’m sure all of us at some point have been told that we do not measure up, or we’ve deduced it for ourselves, or there […]

UPDATE: 7-1-15

1.07.2015
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Summer is upon us! Or is it spring…

…the giant outpouring of the heavens outside my window makes me wonder? Either way this is the day the Lord made, and I will celebrate to the sound of raindrops and occasional thunderclaps.

So before we get started on this update, we want to say “Thank You”.
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We are so thankful for all of you that have committed to giving monthly towards our ministry and God’s goal for Japan. Your faithfulness, support, and encouragement have been so very motivating for us in this journey towards Japan. We continue to […]

“See Price in Cart” or “The True Cost of Discipleship”

17.06.2015
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Have you ever been shopping for a big ticket item online?

You see all the advertisements for “Super deals” and “slashed prices” and other gimmicky draws. You float around to websites checking for deals, you see prices on just about all of them, but sometimes you come to a special deal that’s SO good they can’t even tell you about it! This deal is so special you actually have to pretend to buy it before you can see how much it is. “Just “add to cart” and we’ll clue you in on just how super […]