Archive for May, 2013

Scattering and Gathering

1 Comment » Written on May 16th, 2013     
Filed under: earthquake, missions
As our time in Ofunato came to a close it may have been that my mind was already changing gears and focusing on the Pentecost sermon I’m working on for this coming Sunday. We got an early start, leaving Ofunato …

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Hope for the Future

1 Comment » Written on May 15th, 2013     
Filed under: earthquake, missions
Today we split the team in two again and visited a total of four temporary housing clusters in Ofunato. We once again spent time with residents of these temporary housing clusters talking, singing, doing crafts, enjoying tea and snacks and …

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Surreal Mourning

Post a Comment » Written on May 14th, 2013     
Filed under: earthquake, missions
My day began with a short walk thru the neighborhood around Grace House. In particular I wanted to see the local Sakari train station. I had heard on the news that it was reopened recently. At present there are busses …

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Back in Tohoku

1 Comment » Written on May 13th, 2013     
Filed under: earthquake, missions
It’s been ten months since my last trip to Tohoku. Every time I return to the 3.11 disaster zone my heart grieves again, and yet each time there is so much that has changed since the last visit. Today was …

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