15 July 2015

Japanese Friend

I really appreciate all the donations we have received for Daniel’s trip. Yesterday, my Japanese friend dropped by the house and unexpectedly gave me about $50 […]
11 July 2015

When are you going to Japan?

We get asked this question a lot.  After much consideration, and gaining insight through attending Christar missionary training, We have set a goal to move to Japan […]
8 July 2015

Fundraising Update for July trip to Osaka

Thank you! I know I already wrote a thank you post for all the people who have helped us raise funds for this specific trip.  But […]
10 June 2015

Institutionalized Children in Japan

I want to hug all of the sweet kids in this film. All of them are precious. If you have a heart for orphans, this is […]
15 May 2015

Why, again?

In case you are wondering why, or still confused about our decision to focus on the Japanese, maybe this news article might help you understand the […]
27 April 2015

Osaka merger referendum gets underway | The Japan Times

Interesting. I wonder how this attempt to re-arrange the city we are headed to will affect us. We will pray for God’s will as the citizens […]
2 February 2015

Kenji Goto and Haruna Yukawa

By now you have likely heard of Kenji Goto. If you haven’t, or if you want more information on the whole story, there are links below. […]
30 January 2015

Seahawks Assistant Coach on Jesus:

I thought I’d pass this article along: http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/seahawks-assistant-coach-jesus-is-better-than-the-super-bowl
16 August 2014

Finding a Name

We have been attempting to find an appropriate Japanese expression of our family name. Carla is a huge lover of onomastics and etymology, so this was […]