Monthly Archives: September 2013

Justina’s Internship Reflections Part Two: Christ-like Love

Justina’s internship finished, but she’s still in Japan for school, and came back to ViBi to help with the recording session for John 11-21. It was great to have her here to make sure the hair and make-up were just … Continue reading

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Catching Up

Thanks for praying. Its been a wild ride. Uiko managed to finish the recording session with a contact lens in only one eye. She was squinting a lot off-camera, but never when recording. She was also seeing double with the … Continue reading

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Where Do You Hold a Baptism If You Don’t Have a Baptistry

This past Sunday we visited a co-worker’s church to interpret the message and baptismal service for a Deaf couple who sometimes attend. It’s not uncommon for a Japanese church not to have a baptistry.  Growing up Mark ‘s father held … Continue reading

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Pray Boldly on our Behalf

We value your partnership, we are here because you give financially and you pray.  Please pray fervently: For this country, will you pray for Japan and its leaders when you pray for America and President Obama For those who have … Continue reading

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It’s Not Cricket!

This week at Japanese calligraphy/brush writing class a classmate entered  the room beaming and announced that he had “big news.”  This is not typical behavior for this gentleman (actually for anyone) so clearly this was a big deal.  A couple … Continue reading

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Recording John 11-21 Part 1

This week we are recording the second half of John, chapters 11-21. Here are some notes from the recording session: Monday, September 2 Today was very moving as I saw John 11 emerging. It was hard work, with 67 “takes” … Continue reading

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Working Together

Teamwork is alive and well with our mission here in Japan. Wheelchairs of Hope would not be where it is today without co-workers praying, supporting and helping with their expertise. Below is a link to a short video showing the … Continue reading

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