Those who know Jesus, but don’t know it

“All paths lead to God. All religions are the same. Jesus isn’t the only way.” This is what people say. It makes it sound as if Jesus is only for one group of people. But what if it is the …

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Prove it! Johnna’s Message Shonan Community Church April 23rd, John 20:19-31

Prove it!

What is the force that causes this ball to drop to the ground? (Drops ball) Gravity! What causes an airplane to stay in the air? The rules of aerodynamics. What causes a roller coaster to stay on the

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Book Reviews

Though I feel like I haven’t had much time to read lately, I was pleasantly surprised to realize that I have managed to finish a few books since my last book review (months ago!).

secretsSecrets by Paul Tournier

Excellent! …

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How to love freely?

Girl jumping with rose petals in air

John 13:34-35 “Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples—when they see the love you have

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Book Highlights from The Genesee Diary: Report from a Trappist Monastery by Henri Nouwen

diaryOne of the books I snatched from my mom’s bookshelf before leaving for Japan, The Genesee Diary was a read I was looking forward to mainly because I tend to love most everything that Nouwen has penned.  And this is …

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Cross-Cultural Bridges

Click here, to see an article telling more about Project Japan!

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8 months is so much better than 5 months…

enoshima3Eight months and counting.

That’s how long we’ve been in Japan. I remember feeling slightly adapted after 2 months and then so much better at 5 months… and now 8 months is so much better than 5 months, it is …

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Book Review: Finding God in Unexpected Places by Philip Yancey.  

finding GodAn excerpt from p. 208 in the paperback version:

“…I came up with a new definition of faith: paranoia in reverse. A truly paranoid person organizes his or her life around a common perspective of fear.  Whatever happens feeds that …

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THANK YOU to all our prayer and financial partners!

A big and heartfelt THANK YOU to all our prayer and financial partners including the following!

Arvada Covenant Church, Arvada, CO

Avenue Community Church, Toronto, ON

Bayshore Baptist Church, Tampa, FL

Bethany ECC, North Miami, FL

Cape Cod Covenant Church,

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THANKFUL

outono_post_1It’s November and though I try to practice the discipline of gratitude throughout the year, this is what I’m particularly thankful for right now:

– The season of autumn! After five years in the eternal summer called “Florida”, the crisp, …

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