Archive for March, 2011

Fumes, a prayer and a song!

1 Comment » Written on March 29th, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake
Our team safely returned from a week in Sendai last Saturday night. It was quite an adventure and it kept us on our toes right until the end. Fuel shortages are gradually diminishing, but still have a long ways to …

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Hearth break and hope

6 comments Written on March 21st, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake
We’ve been here in Sendai for two days and haven’t had much spare time for anything including blogs. Most of our time has been spent establishing cooperative networks with local pastors and churches and delivering supplies to the needy. The …

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On My Way

2 comments Written on March 18th, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake
Well it looks like I will finally be going to Sendai. Until 8:30 this evening the plan was to leave at 6AM tomorrow but then the plans suddenly changed again as we are waiting for one more truck. So we …

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Another day in limbo

5 comments Written on March 17th, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake
Hydi and the kids took the train to Kobe today and the trip went more smoothly than expected. We debated whether it was¬†necessary¬†or not. It probably isn’t. But if you imagine an absolute worst case scenario in which …

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Emergency Vehicle Permission

1 Comment » Written on March 16th, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake, News
Yesterday’s major accomplishment was getting an emergency vehicle permit for my car from the local police. This gives me permission to get on the expressways in and around the affected areas. We are told that fuel is available once you …

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On Solid Ground

14 comments Written on March 12th, 2011     
Filed under: earthquake, Family, News
Seismological data would show that the ground around Japan is almost always rumbling, even if ever so slightly. But it only gets strong enough for us to feel every once in a while. I felt the earth begin to move …

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