May Prayer

PRAY FOR THE FIRST JAPANESE GRACE WEEK Keep praying for our very first Japanese Grace Week May 27-30. We have ideal numbers for this event. This is the last phase of a 4-phase plan to bring these intensive spiritual renewal events to Japan. John is the scaffolding for building it in Japanese and it is really stretching his abilities. Pray for the participants, 12 mentors, 4 presenters, and staff as they prepare for this first-time…

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Japanese Initiative

Our Converge Mission is developing some new aggressive strategies to multiply churches among unreached people groups. Brian Lusky, from Erie Pennsylvania, is the newly appointed Japanese Initiative Leader. Brian has been working in Japan with a church partnership for about 5 years. Over the next few years he will develop new strategies and projects and will recruit new missionaries to work at fulfilling the mission task in Japan. Last month Brian was in Japan meeting…

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April Prayer

WHAT HAS GOD DONE? We heard from a Japanese publisher, Word of Life Press, that they are interested in publishing my book on church multiplication! PTL! The translation first draft is just completed and is now being reviewed by a content editor. The publisher plans to have it done in time for the Vision Festa in July and for the CPI Conference this fall! Pray for the next steps and for a smooth schedule. We…

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Pray in March

1. Pray for the preparations for our very first Japanese Grace Week May 27-30.  Ask God to grant wisdom, energy, and unity in preparing the presenters and mentors. Pray for registrations. 2. We are very heavy with several writing projects right now. Elaine is trying to get out her bilingual bible study and John is working on the Japanese version of his church planting book and a new book on Japanese beliefs and the gospel. …

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Amazing Grace

WE CAN ALWAYS USE MORE AMAZING GRACE Thank you so much for your prayers for CPI Grace Week, February 4-8. There were 26 attending including a surprise visit from a leader from India. At this intensive spiritual renewal experience, we heard truth from the Word of God and many stories how the Gospel is working in people’s lives. The Holy Spirit was very evident working in our hearts and the entire group. Some of us…

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