Some of our readers know that the building we moved into shortly after coming to Japan was called “Noah’s Ark.” Over the time we’ve resided in Noah’s Ark, I’ve taken an interest in the story of Noah, and we’ve seen some fun parallels between the biblical story and our own lives.
Erich recently wrote about simple church, and I would like to share more about it since I feel like I’m finally getting it. I have been seeing so much outward fruit recently, and some people ask, “what did you do that made a difference? What’s the secret?
For those Americans who have had the experience of studying Japanese (or any foreign language), they can understand that is no easy task. Some would go so far to say that among the world’s most commonly spoken languages, there are no two tongues so different in grammar, form and use than English and Japanese. With […]
Super Speed Exactly three weeks ago, I was in a rush to change trains in the early morning hours when I lost my balance on a staircase. I was in quite the hurry to make the next train, so using my Flash-like supernatural speed, I attempted to use the last step of the staircase to change directions […]
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 […]
Hi family and friends, Midsummer greetings! Two Point Five Months in a Nutshell It’s been a while since we updated you on our lives in Japan. So many things happened in the past months, like Erich going back to Holland for a few weeks, Emi surviving and thriving as a single during his travel, attending two […]
Christ is risen from the dead We are one with Him again Come awake, come awake Come and rise up from the grave O death, where is your sting? O hell, where is your victory? O church, come stand in the light The glory of God has defeated the night Reference:
Hi family and friends, Emi here. Wow, it’s been a while since we updated the blog. We have been busier than ever! We barely get a down time to breath now. I. Working in a Japanese company Since my work became a big part of our life, I would like to write about it. It’s […]
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 […]
Our new apartment that we are moving into on 10/25 is located in the Tennoji district of Osaka. Take a look at the awesome Google map my dear hubby Erich created and embedded to see what our area looks like. We had to be zoomed in this far to make buildings show up correctly. Pan […]