Monthly Archives: June 2011

Deaf Earthquake/Tsunami Relief

Hori just skyped me. He and Matsumoto are doing relief work in Miyako with the Jordans.  (Jordans are missionaries who have been involved with Deaf ministry and a critical part of ViBi’s beginning.)  Jordans had met some Deaf people on … Continue reading

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Good meeting, thanks for praying

Thanks for praying for last Thursday’s staff meeting. It went very well.

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Prayer Needed Now

Pray for us tomorrow. We have a staff meeting at ViBi with some very important, direction-setting type of decisions to make, and some tricky relationship issues to negotiate along the way. Also, Mrs. Ogata (age 33), wife of our video … Continue reading

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Bible Translation in a New Environment

May 28 The day after we got back  to Japan, I headed to the supermarket for some food. There was plenty on the shelves now, no more shortages. But  I noticed something else, people looking worried as they poked through … Continue reading

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Earthquake Relief for Deaf People

A big thank you to all who have donated to the relief fund for Deaf people affected by the earthquake. It was a pleasure to sit with the ViBi leadership and watch them talk through all the opportunities for helping … Continue reading

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Mongolia Pictures up on Facebook

Mary Esther just posted some pictures and commentary on the Mongolia trip. The trip was as intense as the colors in the photos, and we were constantly amazed at how God worked through the people who came, and with such … Continue reading

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