John Back to Iwate

John will be leaving today with Phil Tsai, short-term worker, to work with a Rengo Disaster Response team in Iwate prefecture from the 15th to the 19th. The eight member team will include Pastor Sasaki, Rengo Board member, Pastor Kurashima of the Masago church, Associate Pastor Yamauchi of the Chuo church, the Wakaos of the Ishikawa Kita church and Pastor Yokota of the Minami Urawa church. This team is loaded with pastors! John and Phil …

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JAPAN DISASTER RESPONSE MAY

Last month John joined a team from the Kokubunji Baptist church that did volunteer work in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture April 17-20. Pastor Nakano from the Crossroad church also joined the team. There has not been time to develop a video yet, but some pictures and video with English are at the church webpage http://homepage2.nifty.com/kbch/new/tohokusupport/tohokusupport.html. The trip was very successful in completing several projects. John and a short termer from America will also be joining a …

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TRUE RELIEF IN IWAKI CITY

Our dear friend Akira Mori pastors a church in Iwaki Fukushima prefecture. I hope you will continue to pray for him and his church. I reported on him several days ago. Already 12 or more truck loads of relief supply has been brought to us and it means we have to be wise and diligent to distribute them. Please pray for God’s wisdom to be given to us, so that we will be able to …

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