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Tennis with Mr. Miyamoto

Yesterday we finally got to play tennis with Mr. Miyamoto. We had been talking about it since we met him almost 4 months ago. Tomo-chan, Mr. Miyamoto’s oldest daughter was in town so she came out and played with us … Continue reading

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A Festival, Fireworks and BBQ with the Satou family and friends

Kawabiraki is a Festival Marking the opening of the river (boating and fishing). This past Sunday and Monday was Ishinomaki’s Kawabiraki. During the last day of the festival, we got to see the largest fireworks show in Northeastern Japan. It … Continue reading

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Diving in Festering Sludge

For the last two weeks, we have had a team from the United States helping us out. We had a wonderful group of four guys from Cresheim Valley Church in Pennsylvania working hard to show love to people in Ishinomaki. … Continue reading

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Introducing KJ

For two weeks now, KJ has been helping us up here in Ishinomaki. He’s a hard worker with a servant’s heart and a little jetlag (he over it now) who came from Peoria for 6 weeks to serve with us. … Continue reading

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Thank you Kosaka!

For the last two and half months, Kosaka has been going up North with us doing his best to love people affected by the tsunami. As we previously wrote, Kosaka threw away his ticket to India to go up with … Continue reading

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Reflections: Yui’s Story

Yui is a friend of a friend who contacted us wanting to go up and help. She took last week off from her work to go up with us and serve. Even though most of the work was hard physical … Continue reading

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Reflections: Naoto’s Story

Naoto just became a Christian three weeks ago. After his baptism he could not wait to go up and serve people and love as he’s been loved. Here is his reflection from last week’s trip. I truly felt that the … Continue reading

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