“Planting Churches in Japan”

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We wanted to link to this excellent article recently in done by Tabletalk. They interview Dan Iverson, the MTW Country Director in Japan, and discuss his take on Planting Churches in Japan.  

Summer Conference

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Throughout the summer MTW offers training to help those adjusting back from the mission field.  This year we had three missionaries in Japan and a former missionary from Japan gathered at the training in NC.  It was great to get to … Continued

We’ve Arrived!!

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We have landed in America with all our kids and luggage!  Thankful for uneventful flights. We officially start Home Ministry Assignment!    

Hikikomori Article

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From time to time you have heard us mention a phenomenon in Japan called Hikikomori, youth in Japanese society shutting themselves in their homes for extended periods of time.  A friend passed on this very insightful article that was in … Continued

Madeline Helen Carter

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Madeline “Maddie” Helen Carter January 17 @ 4:37pm 4108g She has arrived…9 days early! Mom and Baby are healthy. Praise God for such a wonderful blessing!!

Happy New Year!

New Year traditions are very strong in Japan.  In America there is much celebrating with friends, however in Japan New Years is more of a family holiday rooted in deep Buddhist and Shinto traditions.  It starts with the temples ringing … Continued