Aging Population

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Time and again we have read articles in the newspaper about Japan’s aging population. The Wall Street Journal has put together some interesting pieces on this topic. A friend passed along this link which we thought we should share. TOKYO—At … Continued

Christmas and KFC

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We were reminded by a friend of this popular tradition at Christmas time in Japan. It’s really interesting to us considering Americans don’t tend to be too crazy about KFC!

Sharing the Vision

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Recently a mixed group from America and Australia recently visited to experience the various MTW fields in Japan. Although we are in the States, using a translator, Pastor Aoki was able to share the vision of the Sakae Church Plant. … Continued


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Last Saturday I went before Presbytery and I am excited to announce I have been approved for ordination. This opens a new chapter in our ministry and will greatly assist me as I minister to the Japanese. There will be … Continued


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Michael was approved by the ordination committee of the Blue Ridge Presbytery today. We are praising God! His next step will be to finish the last few remaining requirements and go before the floor of Presbytery on November 7. Please … Continued


Our private tutor and another friend from the church we attended while in language school came for this past week to visit. Although the visit began by being rear ended on a major highway (thankfully no one was hurt) everything … Continued

Japan Partnership Conference

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Do you have an interest in the mission work in Japan? Are you currently a financial or prayer partner to a missionary in Japan? Does your church partner with any missionaries in Japan?  Are you curious about what God is … Continued