Remembering Jesus Christ’s Suffering (Passion)

This is the week we commemorate the day (“Good Friday”) when the Lord Jesus, God the Son, hung on a cross and bore the sins of us sinful men and drank down God the Father’s judgment and curse of our … Continue reading

April 17, 2014

Living in the World God has Called You To

Former president of the Navigators, Jerry White speaks in Japan.

Mark & Maki
January 22, 2014

The Goal of Bible Reading

Happy New Year! May you know God’s blessings to you in Christ in abundance this year. I hope to read through the whole Bible this year. I invite you to set a goal for reading a portion or all of … Continue reading

January 2, 2014

Even if I Forget, God Calls and Waits

The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, about which we have come to have a message every year, is again approaching. I personally feel like I have been thinking more about praying for the persecuted Church because the … Continue reading

October 25, 2013

(日本語) 行儀のよい子ども

Sorry, this entry is only available in Japanese.

Mark & Maki
September 16, 2013

Prayer for Chapel

We have been meeting on fourth Sundays at Ikoma Chapel to pray. Last time we prayed for various aspects of Chapel life, its corporate worship in particular. Please join us in praying that the Holy Spirit would work mightily among … Continue reading

June 15, 2013

I Won the Lottery!

私は抽選やクジなどで大きい賞に 当たったことがほとんどありません。 I’ve never won anything big from a raffle or lottery before. そんな私のところに、抽選にあたったよ!と 市で働く関係者の友達から連絡がありました。 (市が主催するお年玉抽選です) Then I got a call from a friend who works at the city office saying that I won something! 1本しかない、結構いい賞品だったらしく(2等) やったー!!!!と心小躍りし内容を確認してみました。 そしてビックリ。 It was … Continue reading

Mark & Maki
March 13, 2013

Thank you, God!

毎日、神様は私たちに色々な祝福や恵みを 与えてくださっていますね。 Isn’t it true that every day God gives us so much grace and so many blessings? 私たちがそれに気付かず、忙しい毎日を過ごしているより 涙を流しながら神様ありがとう!!と子どもの ように喜んでくれる姿を神様は待ち望んでいるのでしょうね。 Instead of just living every day with busyness, God is waiting for us to live each day with the … Continue reading

Mark & Maki
February 25, 2013

Dr. Enoch Fernando’s Christmas Concert (Audio)

You are welcome to listen to audio from the Christmas Concert by Dr. Enoch Fernando, December 22, 2012. Many people came and enjoyed the concert. Dr. Fernando shared about opportunities to support the poor in India through a program he … Continue reading

December 22, 2012

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

O come, O come, Emmanuel And ransom captive Israel That mourns in lonely exile here Until the Son of God appears Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel. Veni, veni Emmanuel v. 1 This hymn’s title has the … Continue reading

December 15, 2012