Heavy Laden: From Debt to Doubt

From a recent article from the Washington Post, economists Peter Boone and Simon Johnson stated, “As in Europe, the financial system in Japan could face a wave of […]

Cultural Shift: Modern Language

It all started there when the Internet brought in a whole new vocabulary for all of us: I thought it interesting to note a few of […]

Identity Crisis to Identity in Christ

In the Tokyo district of Harajuku, some people dress in all kinds of unique fashions in just about any array you can imagine.  But this is […]

Japan’s Aging Society

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.” Colossians 3:2 First a few facts: Yes, there […]

Ministry Focus: The Japanese Man

This article will attempt to briefly describe the issues confronting the life of the working man in Japan, as well as some suggestions for prayer focus […]

A Matter of Time

The world right now is in an almost unbelievably compounded state of financial, political, and social upheaval. Everyone is  scrambling to fix what’s wrong in our own spheres […]

Telescopic Vision

Who is the Enemy? There is a power struggle in government happening right now, but it did not start with Barack Obama or Mitt Romney. It […]

MBCC – House of Love

Our home church in Japan is, to me, one of the most sincere places on earth. The people are warm, genuine and smiling. The services are […]

Faith, Trust and Hope: What’s the Difference?

Faith and trust. If we had never before met and I asked if I could borrow $100 dollars to invest in a wonderful deal that was closing in moments, but I would give it back to you within 30 minutes...would you have given it to me? Probably not.