Team Japan blog

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Tadaima (I am home)

Monday was another early start. The time was ok, but we also had to pack our bags and put away our futons. My energy for early morning starts had just about run out, and that meant a run to the station and a dash past the members of Eifuku Minami who had also woken up...

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Saigo (final) Saturday and Sunday

As we get to the end of our time here, the blogs are being combined into one. That’s kind of how the days feel as well. One benefit of being here short term is that we will get time to reflect on what God was having us do in Japan. We started this process together by...

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“Because of the Ancestors”

Thursday began in our usual way. The boys slowly woke up on their walk to Eifuku-Minami. It was to be a reasonably slow day, so not too much urgency (except from me who had to write a Bible Study in Japanese for the evening and had left it a bit late). Cans of hot...

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The Ohanami Café (without hana)

Today (Wednesday) we started our group time with a character study on Job. After the high of looking at Jesus yesterday, Job is a far cry from that. But it was nice to be reminded of how God uses even reluctant and ungrateful people to accomplish his works (even when...

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Tokyo Churches and School Kids

Our first Sunday in Japan started for the boys with a brisk walk in the rain from Hamadayama Church to Eifuku-Minami Church. Despite getting a little lost along the way, we enjoyed seeing suburban Tokyo life as we walked through the back streets. We made it in time...

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Take a Hike Tokyo

With grateful thanks for your prayers, we safely arrived in Tokyo on Friday night. We travelled by taxi, plane, bus, and train (we couldn’t find a boat to round out all modes of transport). We were met at the airport by the ministers of Eifuku-Minami church (where our...

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Team Tokyo – Let’s Go

Today is the Thursday before Moore College Mission. Yesterday we had a day of prayer for all of the Mission teams and all of the churches/ministries we will be involved in. For those of us visiting places a bit more far-flung, tomorrow will involve traveling. We will...

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