For the last two years (support raising) we’ve felt as if we were sitting in an endless L.A. traffic jam, inching our way along with miles yet to go and no end in site. Well, we’re happy to tell you that we’re finally getting off this road as our exit is in sight!

By God’s grace, with the blessing of our missions’ organization (Encompass World Partners) and your generous support, our support raising season is coming to an end. On June 1st we will be officially deployed as missionaries to the Japanese in California…. Read the rest online >>


Top left to right: Encompass missionaries in Japan (Brad, Michie & Mirja) came and shared with us about their ministry at Northstar which intentionally uses outdoor adventure sports to share Jesus with the Japanese, Mai became a believer in Jesus 2 weeks ago!!! Unfortunately she leaves for Japan at the end of the month, Mayuu is also leaving at the end of the month and although she is not a Christian yet, she has heard and seen the gospel (Joanne’s Thursday night “Girls Night”), Japanese student talent (origami), worship & prayer at our weekly Spiritual Family gatherings.

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