Coming to a Theater near you

This appeared in our mailbox this week.  It is a flyer promoting the release o the movie “The Rebirth of Buddha.”  On this page the girl says, “I want to know the truth.” to which the man responds “I will tell you the truth, and you will repent …” There is a clear appeal to children by using animation (anime).  This film which started its run on 10/17 was produced with the help of the …

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Video for CPI Prayer

Please Promote Prayer for the CPI Conference! Just released a new YouTube video to encourage prayer support for the CPI Conference Nov 3-6.   This 1 minute 50 second video is designed to shown in churches.  Please help us mobilize God’s people to pray for this important Japan National Conference by passing this along to whoever you can think about. For public showings if you want a higher resolution file you can download Available at …

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Picking Grapes

Thoughts Along the Way© Elaine Mehn  You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. Galatians 5:13              I grew up in north-eastern Iowa in a small town where my parents had a large garden which included some grape vines. I was never known for my love of gardening but being a part of the family meant picking

Work WITH Us

Work with us … Develop direct partnerships with Japanese churches to help expand God’s Kingdom in Japan and beyond. EXAMPLE: Just a few months ago a church sent a team from Kent, WA to cooperate in helping one of our Japanese church plants with outreach.  There are talks of them returning.  Maybe your church can partner with a Japanese church. Come with a team or by yourself to carry on short-term ministry among Japanese. EXAMPLE: …

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Temper Tantrums

Thoughts Along the Way© Elaine Mehn “For my thoughts are not your thoughts,        neither are your ways my ways,”        declares the LORD.  “As the heavens are higher than the earth,        so are my ways higher than your ways        and my thoughts than your thoughts.”  Isaiah 55:8-9             The other day I was at the grocery store and saw a little girl throwing a temper tantrum. We probably all have seen a …

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