Monthly Archives: April 2008

New Person

Mark preached last Sunday at Tokyo Deaf Baptist Church. His passage was Gen. 24, finding a bride for Isaac, and his “sermon” style this time was highly interactive, with the focus on the passage as translated by Pastor Minamida on … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting

Pray  for Mary Esther. Tomorrow is the Wheelchairs of Hope annual meeting, their first as an official NPO entity. Preparation has been crazy, but God has the neatest people helping to pull it all together. Pray that tomorrow will be, … Continue reading

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What a wheelchair means

Thanks for praying for the cleaning day. Many people came and worked, shared lunch and prayed together. We now have 20 chairs cleaned, wrapped and ready to go to the Philippines April 28th. What seemed impossible at the beginning of … Continue reading

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Scripture in use

After the morning worship time at Deaf church, we always have “announcements,” a time when people share not just what’s happening in the church, but also in their lives.  Today Mr. Tanada (an elder at the church) told of his … Continue reading

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Moving right along

Pastor Minamida has come twice now, just two hours each time, and we’ve been able to go over the final draft of Genesis 36-38.  We thank God for progress, and pray for his continued healing.

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Tomorrow

Tomorrow is another wheelchair cleaning day.  We hope to finish preparing the last of the 20 chairs a Filipino Short Term Missions Team will be taking back to Manila with them when they return on the 28th of this month. … Continue reading

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Wondering

Pray for us. Challenges are coming from the most perplexing places. We had a conversation with a supporting church the other day that was almost surreal. We’re still trying to make sense of it. Please pray that there will be … Continue reading

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