Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Short Version

Made it safely back to Japan Wheelchair cleaning workshop Sunday (Oct. 31) Wheelchair Charity event Wednesday (Nov. 3) Help needed on the translation project  Answer to prayer for Daniel’s Physical Therapy needs

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Leaving and arriving

Thanks for praying. We made is safely back to Japan and home. Leaving the U.S. was hard this time. So many tasks ran down to the wire. So many loose ends seemed to be left hanging. Everything that HAD to … Continue reading

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Two meetings

This Sunday we’re planning to be up in the Northwest. Mark will be preaching in the morning service, and in the afternoon, Mary Esther will be leading a wheelchair cleaning workshop at the Izumi Baptist church in Sendai. This will … Continue reading

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Back to Japan, back to work

It was great to get back to ViBi and see people face to face instead of working via webcam and just seeing them on a tiny computer window. Matthew 11-20 has been released, and we’ve got a good start on the … Continue reading

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Call for help #2, Ergonomic consultation

Regarding  Minamida and Yano’s neck/shoulder/arm syndrome that we talked about in the last prayer update,  we got the following suggestion that sounded like it might be worth a try: “I suggest you send out a plea for a consultation with … Continue reading

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Call for help #1, Pictures needed

We’re working on Matthew 25, and are looking for pictures of a 1st century Palestinian wedding complete with torches or lamps or whatever they used.

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Daniel Physical Therapy

We have a wonderful answer to pray regarding Daniel’s PT.  A full time university student who works as a PT Aide has volunteered to help out with Daniel’s exercises.  And we’ve been promised some changes on his wheelchair (addition of … Continue reading

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The Short Version:

Praise God, Pastor Hori’s grant application approved Pray:  Two translators on the injured list Pray for Daniel’s Physical Therapy needs Facebook account up and running

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We now have a facebook account for our ministries, Bible translation and Wheelchairs of Hope. Search for “Mark and Mary Esther Penner”.  Our prayer updates will be there (maybe a bit hard to find for the uninitiated, but if you … Continue reading

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Daniel’s Physical Therapy:

We have a “maybe lead” for a way to get Daniel some of the physical therapy help he needs. Thanks for praying.  As we get ready to leave for Japan, we are so thankful for the house God provided so … Continue reading

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