Category: Ministry News

A Season of Big Changes — Spring 2019 Newsletter

Hi everyone, I hope you’re doing well. This month’s update is in the form of a PDF newsletter, and includes some big updates on my schedule in the coming months, as well as the official introduction of our manga ministry, Drawbridge

My March Missions Update

Hi everyone, I hope you’re surviving (even enjoying!) the winter wherever you are. In this part of Japan we’re already starting to see signs of Spring. It won’t be long! In February we had a couple of significant events in

Looking Up (February Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, I hope your new year is off to a great start. Things are certainly “looking up” here… The picture above is some concept art I’ve been working on for the Manga Project. Pieces are starting to fall into place for

Big News From Japan (January Prayer Letter)

Happy New Year, everyone!  The big news this month, as you may have guessed from the photo above, is that I’m getting married!  Yoko has been attending my church in Nagoya for about a year and a half, and we became

Progress — December 2018 Prayer Letter

Sometimes progress looks like this… And sometimes it looks like this… The first photo features myself, fellow GP missionary Andrea Swarthout, and our our regional director Tim Gallant and his family. The Gallants visited Japan in November to meet with us

Harvest Time (Fall 2018 Newletter)

Hi everyone, Autumn has arrived, and that means it’s time for my latest quarterly newsletter. Please follow this link to get the PDF: Your prayers and support are much-appreciated! Robin

After the Storm (October Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, Thank you for your prayers this past month. This Sunday I was in Kure City, Hiroshima (pictured above), where I was scheduled to preach once… but ended up preaching twice! Because there was a typhoon approaching, a number

Summer’s End (September Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, I hope you’ve had a good summer wherever you’ve been. Can you believe it’s coming to an end? In August, after wrapping up my English ministry duties, I traveled to Budapest, Hungary, for the Global Partners Tri-Area Conference.It

Summer Adventures & Transitions (Newsletter)

Hi everyone, It’s time for one of my quarterly newsletters, and this time there’s a LOT to talk about, so please don’t miss it: Click HERE to get the PDF Meanwhile, you’ve no doubt heard about the major flooding that

July in Japan (prayer letter)

Hi everyone, I hope your summer is going well so far. Thank you for your prayers over the past month! In June I went on two ministry trips — to Shimoda and Matsuyama. Both were very full weekends, with both