I am Santa

Posted on Posted in 2008, Ministry News

For the past three days, I have been helping local kindergartens and pre-schools with their Christmas activities. My good friend Eric’s Santa suit has served us well as I made the rounds as Jolly Old Saint Nick. One of the school was T-‘s, so we made him promise not to say anything to the other […]

For us guys…

Posted on Posted in 2008, Family News

Last year for my anniversary, I thoughtlessly bought Wendi and myself one of these. “Let’s have fun getting in shape, honey.” Well, perhaps the kick bag was more for me, but it’s the thought that counts. Right? Wrong! I went here… …and made some new friends. For those of you who have joined me on […]

Star Wars

Posted on Posted in 2008, Family News

T-‘s kindergarten just held its Fall Recital, a wonderful celebration to the enthusiasm of kids and the creativity of kindergarten composers. Along with two vocal performances, T-‘s class performed a rendition of Star Wars. It’s 100% kindergarten, but you will be impressed by what they pulled off! Click the photo above to play the movie […]

Ten-Gai-Nai

Posted on Posted in 2008, Ministry News

These are three words that our church uses to help members process life with one another. Ten=Heaven Gai=Others Nai=Family When meeting together, we focus on these three areas. How goes our relationship with Jesus? How goes our relationships with those not yet following Jesus? How goes our relationships with family, referring both to God’s family […]

Argh!!!

Posted on Posted in 2008, Family News

I checked them, honestly, I did. I plugged the string of lights into the outlet and they were all working. Then I hung them, and when I turned on the switch… Dang! Right there in the middle! Can you believe it? Now I’ve got to borrow my friend’s ladder again and hunt for the evil […]

What a blessing!

Posted on Posted in 2008, Ministry News

One of the great things about this is work is that we get blessed all the time. About ten years ago, when working in Yokohama, our mentors Jim and Masako Millard shared with us, “Whenever you get the chance to spend time with a man of God, go for it.” This happened in a big […]