Meetings in So Cal

Posted on Posted in 2009, Ministry News

For the past three weeks, we have been all over So Cal meeting with ministry partners. We love this opportunity to share about how God is at work in Japan. The kids have been troopers for the 2-3 daily stops at homes and churches. The most fun so far? Perhaps hanging out with George Washington […]

Jane Thomson Memorial Service

Posted on Posted in 2009, Family News

This update is for friends of my family in the Southern California area. The Memorial Service for my mom will be Wednesday, July 15 at 11:00. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church of Huntington Beach, with a luncheon following the service in the Fellowship Hall. If you are coming, let me […]

In Celebration

Posted on Posted in 2009, Family News

Maryjane Moser Thomson October 8, 1926 – June 27, 2009 My mom passed away Saturday. Her health has been failing over the past year, and last week I got a call from my brother that things were not looking good. We immediately bumped-up our Home Assignment travel plans to be with her. Before leaving Japan, […]

Gospel Celebration

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On June 21, we helped to sponsor a gospel concert in Sanda. About 200 came out for the concert. It was fantastic to see the response both to the music and to the message. The main musicians were all pros and the music was top notch. Part of the program included a Community Choir, in […]

Glory of It All

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Why are we living in Japan? After twenty years of work, why are we still here? The David Crowder Band sums it up in their offering “Glory of It All.” At the start he was there In the end he’ll be there And after all our hands have wrought He forgives Oh the glory of […]

Gospel Concert Practice

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On June 21, we will help host a Gospel Celebration in Sanda. It will be a great time of really, really good music. Pro singers, so it will be very cool. Pray for at least 200 to turn out. Well, there are a few amateurs… us. We are putting together a small community choir to […]

Bible Club

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This past Sunday, we had a “Bible Club” meeting at our home. We love these opportunities to invite friends over, spend time together, laugh a lot, and introduce people to Jesus. This time we talked about how the Bible is God’s love letter to us. We passed out Manga Bibles to all the kids in […]