Monthly Archives: January 2009


$535/mo in new or increased support! Tokyo Deaf church excited about Church-Based Theological Education (C-BTE) US pastor friend visited Tokyo this week, a huge encouragement to us   We are thankful for our good health Year end counting shows 8,041 … Continue reading

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Counting beans isn’t one of our favorite things to do, but tallying up the sales for the last 5 years gave us a total of  8,041 Scripture portions. That means 8,041 points throughout Japan where Japanese Deaf people can access … Continue reading

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250th Wheelchair Sent

This past week a volunteer traveling to Thailand took wheelchair #250 to deliver to the Japanese missionaries to use in the prison ministry in Bangkok.  Please pray for the Japanese missionary, Dr. Morimoto as he delivers the chair and shares … Continue reading

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Pastor Minamida and the church members at the Deaf church we attend are excited about the Sunday afternoon lesson time using the Socratic method discussion style learned from the Church-Based Theological Education curriculum. A couple of Deaf pastors are already … Continue reading

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Dead Man

We don’t take our health quite so for granted these days. Last week we got the lab results from our “annual” physical (well, it had been 5 years since our last “annual” physical) and what we saw gave us and … Continue reading

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Flying Home

DISCLAIMER TO NEW PEOPLE AND “JUST CURIOUS” PEOPLE 25 years ago we found our support team and haven’t asked for money since. We like it this way, and intend to keep it this way, but right now, due to circumstances … Continue reading

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Year End Report 2008

Final Note from both of us   We want to say thank you for your support this year and ask for your prayers.  Although both ministries are growing, our level of financial support has dropped drastically. If nothing changes in … Continue reading

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