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Month November 2014

Birthdays, Piper, Community, and More…

It’s been two months since our last update here… A lot has happened since our last update, so here are some pictures of events from the last couple of months!

SONY DSCTamia’s yochien (kindergarten) Sports Day. So proud of her!

SONY DSCWe had a couple of birthdays in September. J turned 9 (Wow, is he really 9???). Party at a local park with friends.

IMG_3510Tamia turned 5!

And in case you have forgotten what our kids look like, here are some recent shots:

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SONY DSCKaiya (7)

DSC05542Tamia (5)

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IMG_3362I got to spend a few days with one of my heroes of faith, John Piper, traveling to different cities in Japan together and serving as his translator at Love Japan conference.


IMG_9331A joint worship service with Grace City Church.

IMG_3507Emma’s good friend, Alyssa, came to visit us in Tokyo and got to meet some of our friends from Toyosu. Thanks for coming Alyssa!

IMG_9809Emma teaching Sunday kids’ program. Exciting to think our Japanese friends’ kids are learning about Jesus!

IMG_3506A typical Sunday afternoon. Picnic lunch with our friends in Toyosu.

IMG_3484A view of Tokyo from the top of our friends’ apartment building. The red arrow is pointing to our apartment. Praying that the Lord will bring the millions in this city to the saving knowledge of Jesus!