Back To Japan

It was a bit weird. Last month John and Elaine had the privilege to visit Japan since we relocated to the US in 2020. The visit was marvelous, and it had not seemed so long since we had left. Clearly we were not used to the crowds and the pace of life in Tokyo. We did not return “home” but were visitors this time. We started off with meeting our supper club friends in Machida…

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Focus on Asia

John left for Bangladesh via Singapore to take part in the Global Church Planting Network Global Facilitators meeting. This was full of key connections with leaders in Asia and great insight into the challenges of reaching Unreached People Groups throughout Asia. Many new opportunities we will share with you in the future. John was able to meet with the key leaders of our East Asia region leaders from Mongolia and South Korea. We are planning…

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Focus on Financial Support

We are so grateful to you for your financial generosity that permits us serving in Japan and throughout Asia. John serves as a non-resident missionary living in Illinois to equip local Asian leaders to foster gospel movements among Unreached People Groups. Your financial gifts permits us to continue our ministries unhindered and generate into real ministry. We welcome your participation, communication, and questions. Thank you! New Converge Bank: Due to a changing business environment, we…

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Back to Japan

Elaine and John head back to Japan this month. This will be Elaine’s first trip back since 2020 (John was in Japan briefly this May for about 1 week). This trip to Asia will be a full and busy schedule. Probably emotions may be the most difficult as we are going back not to our home of 35 years but to visit as mere tourists. Ask God to help us navigate the various feelings of…

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Preparations for Asia

Since we last wrote John was put under anesthesia and had his entire left knee replaced. In spite of this interruption and the recovery, both of us are accomplishing much for the King and his Kingdom. How’s Your Knee Doing? After three weeks John is able to walk around but still has 3 weeks of physical therapy. God has been so gracious, and it has not been so painful and difficult. John is able to…

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