Amazed by the expected and surprised by the unexpected. That describes our last 2 ½ year adventure. We returned to Japan, packed our belongings and moved to the other side of Tokyo. In a 6 month period, we sold our condo in the States, bought a house, moved into it, moved back to Japan, and moved to the other side of Tokyo. We said good-bye to our kids who stayed behind in the U.S., said…
The BGC Japan Mission needs one or two children’s workers to provide a children’s’ ministry program for 6 missionary children ages 8-18 during our annual Field Council April 6-9, 2009. Those coming allow the field staff to conduct their annual Field Council without having to worry about also caring for their children. Come and enjoy Mount Fuji and the rest of Japan. For more information contact Mary Lou Ellison at MLTellison@aol.com.
It has been an extremely interesting year in that Major League Baseball officially started the season HERE in Tokyo in March. Now my two Chicago teams THERE have won their division, the White Sox and the Cubs. (Also my favorite Japanese team, the Seibu Lions, won their division too). The White Sox and Cubs have not both won their divisions since 1906. Jay Leno said the world may end if the Cubs win. He has…
In order to keep in touch better, we moved this website to a new server and we are still rearranging the furniture. Some of the internal web links in the pages do not work. We are trying fix them as soon as possible. Until then simply use the webpage navigation on the top left. Thanks for your patience and your prayers. John and Elaine
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The last CPI Regional Equipping Seminar held throughout 2006 and into this spring was held last week. John conducted some training on Clarifying your Ministry Core Values. Another seminar was on Personal and Church-based Evangelism. Over this period, CPI has had eight regional seminars, in 5 regions of Japan, covering 9 different training topics, equipping 132 missionaries and 105 Japanese (44% of the total). This does not include the over 100 who were involved in…
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Hey, Kids, Let us know your questions about what it is to be a missionary in Japan. We will post your question and your answer right here. Cool, huh? Well who goes first?
The information on short-term needs here in Japan are on this website. Please pray and consider how you can be used of God to impact this strategic nation. Help is needed for 1-2 weeks, 1-2 years, 3-20 years, Click Here.
“My faith rests not upon what I am, or shall be, or feel, or know, but in what Christ is, in what he has done, and in what He is now doing for me”