Category: Photos

Japanese Strawberry Picking (photos of the week)

It’s been a while since my last weekly photo. Since I’m playing catch-up anyway, how about a photo gallery this week instead of just one pic.  These were taken in April 2015. They do strawberry picking a little different in

Winter Wanderings — February Prayer Letter

Hi everyone, Earlier this month, we got our annual allotment of snow. Since we get so little snow in this part of Japan, when we do get some, it always warms my Canadian heart. As you can see from the

Advent Adventures (December 2016 Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, I hope you’re feeling fine and festive as we enter the Christmas season this year. This past Sunday, the first Sunday of Advent, I was in Yamaguchi (3 hours southwest by bullet train) for a day of ministry

Prayer Letter — November 2016

Hi everyone, It’s been an encouraging month with lots of connecting and re-connecting. Some highlights can be seen in the above photos. Randy & Linda Freeman, GP missionary wellness coaches, visited this past week. And earlier in the month, former

Tales from Kumamoto (May 2016 Prayer Letter)

Hi everyone, Thank you for your prayers this past week as I travelled to Kumamoto in southwestern Japan to participate in the earthquake relief efforts there. While it was sad to see the destruction in many places, it was really encouraging to see

February 2016 Prayer Letter

Hi everyone, Compared to December, January was a pretty quiet month for me. I got back into my regular English teaching schedule, took part in some church events, and led worship a couple of times. One highlight this month was

Prayer Letter — July 2015

Hi Everyone, In June I had the opportunity to go to Thailand to take part in the Global Partners Asia/Pacific area retreat. It was great catching up with other GP missionaries, spending time worshiping together, learning together and praying for

Nenkai (IGM Annual Conference) Photos

I attended the Immanuel Church’s annual conference in Tokyo this past weekend. Here are a few pics from the event, as well as some sights I saw along the way. [slideshow_deploy id=’6956′]

Endings and Beginnings: March 2015 Prayer Letter

Hi everyone, Even though I’ve been back in Japan for over two months, and I’ve settled in pretty nicely, in some ways it seems like I’m still just getting started. This month brings a lot of new beginnings, even as

Happy New Year from Japan! (January 2015 prayer letter)

Hi everyone, Well, as you can see, I’ve arrived safely back in Japan. I got here on December 28, and have been enjoyed getting caught up with friends and celebrating the New Year. Thank you for your prayers during my