Prayer December

Thank God and pray as John just completed another Reaching Japanese for Christ (RJC) course on John’s first book on church multiplication. He will teach both his books again beginning in April with RJC. We are both adding more people to mentor, teach, and meet with online. Ask God to supply generously financial support as we wind up 2020. Some of you may be interested in giving to our account please go to https://converge.org/missionary/john-elaine-mehn.

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Japan, Covid-19, and SUICIDE

This post is copied by permission from good friends of ours Jesse and Gypsi Town. We feel we could not write a better article on this current topic. “In Japan, more people died from suicide last month than from Covid in all of 2020.” Can you believe that? I (Gypsi) had to read this headline from CNN several times before it sunk in. This article came to my attention at the end of a month…

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A Major Milestone

Both Elaine and John have entered a new stage in life. After over 35 years employed by the Baptist General Conference and Converge, Elaine is officially retired. She plans to continue her current ministries as a volunteer without the required reports. John is not retiring but now officially working for Converge Asia Impact Team. This is a change of location (US), change of position, and a change of pace. John made a short video about…

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What is God Doing?

A few weeks ago, we asked you to pray for two simultaneous online meetings. For the first time the Converge Asia Conference was held on October 12-15. Along with global workers on all Asian fields, there were home office personnel, and John’s new Asia Impact Team members. John met many new people and developed some new friendships for partnering for Asian gospel movements in the future.               The Japan Church Multiplication Vision Festa 2020…

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Prayer in November

Japan CPI is holding their first Japanese Grace Week Online throughout November. John is serving as a mentor and group facilitator. Pray for the impact on the 80 registrants.   John and Elaine continue in their mentoring, Bible studies, and meetings with people online.   John wraps up this month his RJC course on Starting and Developing Churches in Japan.

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The Next Weeks will be Crucial

Yes, we are in the midst of a global pandemic and the US general election is just weeks away, but in addition Elaine and John have anticipated some events over the next few weeks which effect the Kingdom of God. We need your prayers and support. Being in Two Great Places at Once (1) Next week for the first time our Converge Asian fields will meet together, for our Converge Asia Conference 2020, October 12-15.…

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