Real Enough?

  Recently, I watched a Blu-Ray DVD concert of a holographic singer in Japan, Miku Hatsune performing for a live audience.  It was one of the most […]

The Echoes of an Empty Church

Please note that this poem is not written about the church in the image you see below.  It was simply an inspiration to write this prose […]

One Light

As we were walking home this evening, I noticed how dark it was.  The reason I noticed the darkness was not because I couldn’t see, but […]

No Way of Escape

The following was received as an email update from Neil Verwey of Japan Mission (  Bill Cook is one of Neil’s ministry partners who drove to […]

Prophetic Reflections on Japan

For many of us, the feeling of helplessness in a catastrophic situation can be overwhelming.  Many have donated funds, material goods and volunteered their time to […]

The Road to Japan’s Recovery

Is the recent destruction in Japan a measure of God’s wrath to destroy Japan or is it a measure of grace to save Japan? It is […]

Work-Related Suicides Hit Record High in 2010

March 4, 2011   Suicides declined overall in 2010, but a record number of people took their own lives for work-related reasons, the National Police […]

The Line Between Heaven and Earth

Walking through a street in Tenjin, Fukuoka, we came across a mass of gray, criss-crossed power lines overhead.  The street was also very narrow, bringing the […]