This past weekend was the Elementary School Sport’s Day. Although it was really hot we had a fun day and were grateful some of T’s old teachers came to cheer him on.
Every year we have an Easter outreach in the public park near our church. The kids gather for singing, games and a Gospel presentation. The event ends with a huge, for Japan, egg hunt. This year we had over 100+ … Continued
Fall means apple season in Japan. Our family loves fruit but it is cost prohibitive in Japan. (An apple can easily be about $2 per apple.) A member of our church has family with an apple farm and she generously … Continued
Today was a national holiday and so we went with our Pastor’s family to a neighboring church’s elder’s land. (That’s a mouth full!) He let us pick a bunch of the sweet potatoes he had grown. We are enjoying the … Continued
This past Saturday was our kid’s Sport’s Day. This is a really big deal in Japan where the Pre-School/Kindergarten schools all have Sport’s Days in the Fall. The elementary schools hold their Sport’s Days in the Spring. This year the … Continued
We had our first cooking class in the new location near our target church planting area. We had a great time and the new location was perfect. Pray for these women and if you have recipes I can teach please … Continued
Every year we do an English BBQ for our kids and students. This year we were able to have the BBQ at the local park. Since you can’t technically BBQ at this park we had all the dads grill everything … Continued
We are safe and did not feel any of the earthquakes from Southern Japan. MTW is accessing the situation and is partnering with local Presbyterian Churches on collecting supplies and sending an initial team Monday. Currently our contact in southern Japan is … Continued