November Newsletter

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Here’s the latest from us, including updates on what we have planned for the Christmas season and a look into the our lives as we prepare our eldest for high school. As always we are grateful for your ministry partnership. Thank you for your prayers for Japan and our family. November 2012 Newsletter If you […]


Upcoming Events

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Here are some dates we have on our calendar to celebrate Christmas with our community. In the past we’ve done one large Christmas party, but this year we’ve decided to go with smaller gatherings that will allow us to better connect and deepen relationships.     


October Newsletter

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Here’s the latest news from us. Thanks so much for partnering with us to love on the people of Japan! This newsletter makes mention of a letter from Jim Millard, the founder of Sunrise, to our ministry partners. Here is a link to the letter. On October 1, we transitioned from Asian Access to Sunrise, […]


Update for Financial Donors

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For those who have blessed this ministry through financial giving, our desire is for you to transition with us to Sunrise, and for this to be a simple process. You can be assured of the same financial integrity at Sunrise that you experienced with Asian Access. Sunrise is a 501(c)(3) organization, so donations made to […]


Marathon Prep

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Fall, winter and spring are the three seasons of the year that people run in Japan. A lot of people. Summer is just too plain hot, so only die-hard runners are out on summer evenings. I’m getting ready to run the Kobe Marathon in November, followed by a half-marathon in Sanda in December, so a […]



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As of October 1, we have officially become members of Sunrise International Ministries. If you have been following our newsletters over the past year, you already knew the transition was coming. We thought we’d take a moment to share again why we are transitioning. First of all, we still love and respect Asian Access, the […]