Friday morning we woke up early and left Ofunato before 7AM for a beautiful drive over the mountains to Morioka. We were there by 9AM and met up with Pastor Kondo, founder and key leader of the 3.11 Iwate Church Network. We found our way to a coffee shop near the train station and spent . . . → Read More: Wrapping it up
Here is the video I promised you.
I’m back in Tokyo but no time to post tonight. I’ll post a final summary of our trip asap.
God will let you laugh again; you’ll raise the roof with shouts of joy (Job 8:21; The Message)
Ryori is a fishing town near a beautifully secluded harbor out on the peninsula just north of Ofunato City. Ryori is known as the location of the highest tsunami measurements in the modern history of Japan. In . . . → Read More: New Songs, Old Songs
We woke up to a bright sunny morning in Miyako, and it was cold! But a warm breakfast at the basecamp of the Hokkaido Christian Ministries Network got us going for a full day. In preparation for the mobile cafe we would do at a temporary housing area we were put to work wrapping boiled . . . → Read More: Old Stories, New Ideas
Today I once again made the long drive to Miyako city in Iwate. We left Tokyo around 1:30PM and got to Miyako at 10PM. This week we are here with a team from Wheaton College Graduate School. They have recently started up the Humanitarian Disaster Institute, the first faith-based academic disaster research center in the . . . → Read More: Back in Tohoku