After one year or: when it rains it pours

Yesterday marked one year to the day since Emi and I moved to Japan. And as if He were honoring this anniversary, God has been providing us with more and more chances to serve in the community and local church. True to the maxim, “when it rains, it pours,” it has been and seems that […]

Dating a Church 教会とデート

Emi here. 恵美でーす。 Church Dating (Does that sound bad or what?) 教会とデート In all honesty, finding a church to settle was like dating. Of course, we know that there’s only one Church, Christ’s body, but we experienced a few “churches” in Osaka area. And every time we visited a church, it was like dating. We had to […]

Krystal & Brent’s Visit and etc.

Hello dearies, Even though our social media feeds look like we are having a bunch of fun all day every day, we are not like that all the time. Most of the time we stay busy with school and work, and we are really, really, really craving some quality time with people in general. We haven’t […]

A Day Spent in Wanderlust

Meeting Darren Wilson and Seeing the Holy Ghost Movie Last Friday I had a great opportunity to spend some time with the folks at Wanderlust Productions and pre-screen their new film Holy Ghost. I backed the project on Kickstarter last year, which is how I got connected with them and soon found myself with an […]

A New Model for Testimony

I had a thought about a new model for testimony. When I say “new,” I mean new relative to what we’re doing now in turn-of-the-millennium  in America because this model for testimony has existed for quite some time — I’ll get to that later. A short disclaimer: if you’re reading this thinking, “Erich heard my […]

Battle Creek Message

[box type=”note”] An approximate transcription of a few stories I shared at the Japanese Language Worship Service in Battle Creek, MI on Saturday, October 19, 2013. [/box] Introducing Erich & Emi Good evening. My name is Erich Boileau and this is my wife Emi. I’ve been part of the Japanese Christian community in West Michigan […]