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Fisher of…Fish!

Jesus called his disciples to become fishers of men. Our pastor is exactly that, and an actual fishermen! He goes to fish at sea most of the time, but at this time of the year he goes ice-fishing for smelt (wakasagi in Japanese) in Hokkaido. He even cooks it into tempura for us and it’s […]

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What day is today?

It’s March 3rd, so in Japan it is Girl’s Day…but for us, it is exactly 1 month from when our first church plant from Life Chapel International will start having service in Chigasaki! Woo-hoo! For those not familiar with this location, Chigasaki is a city that is a little bit to the west of Enoshima […]

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Church Renovation!!

Yes, it’s been awhile since our last post. But it doesn’t mean that we weren’t doing anything! It’s been about 10 years since we built our current church building, and there has been some wear and tear. We also wanted to make the sanctuary area where we have our Sunday Services to have a more […]

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Christmas Service!

Oops! It’s been awhile since our last post! Anyway, for our Christmas Service this year, we started off with a video of the nativity which we spent many months in preparing, shooting, and editing it, sang Christmas songs, and learned about the first Christmas, in other words, the birth of Jesus. Here is the video […]

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Life Chapel English Class

Last Saturday, we had a free English class for kids at Life Chapel. More than 20 children came and we had a blast!             Kylee and Stephen taught the children some vocabulary, did games using those words, shared a story from the Bible, and ended the class with coloring.         We had tacos for […]

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Water Baptism

Last Sunday afternoon, we had water baptisms at Tsujido Beach. 3 elementary school kids, 1 junior high, and 1 high school student, a total of 5 young people got baptized. This reminded me of the Bible verse: Remember your Creator in the days of your youth. (Ecclesiastes 12:1) May their lives be blessed abundantly, walking […]

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Strawberries, Picnic, BBQ

It’s been awhile since our last post, but doesn’t mean we weren’t busy! The week after Golden Week, we went strawberry picking in Hiratsuka. After we ate our fill of fresh picked strawberries, we went to the park to have a picnic! Also, we had a BBQ near Sagami River the other day. The weather […]

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Seminar by Pastor Ralph Moore

“The Power of Small Churches” On May 10th, Pastor Ralph Moore from Hope Chapel Honolulu will be giving a seminar at Hope Chapel Tokorozawa. The seminar is entitled “The Power of Small Churches,” and it will sure to be an encouragement to many churches in Japan. Please come if you are interested, and remember to […]

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Life Chapel mini CD album!

We handed them out to those who attended our Easter Service last Sunday, but we recorded our very own mini-album! All of the vocals and instruments are by Life Chapel members, but the 3rd song, “Sukui no Shirabe (Melody of Salvation)” is our original. Please listen to it! Hope you like it:)