my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the
work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in
vain.”(1 Cor. 15:58). I read this to our team before the last
mini-concert. What an encouragement!
landlord wants too much for the room behind the church so we will
decline his offer. Please pray that as a church we will be ready to buy
if he decides to sell.
Hitokita house renovation is now complete and it looks really nice. God
willing we will soon have a short-term missionary couple staying there
and doing evangelism for a year. Please pray that God builds his church
in this unchurched housing estate!
infections have now picked up again. We haven’t returned to our
self-restrictive attendance at worship but we may have to if it gets
worse. Please pray for wisdom and unity.
record attendance at our last couple of mini-concerts at Yuriage.
However at the same time there have been murmurings that we are putting
pressure on people to become Christians. We will continue to be clear
about the gospel (because there is no point in doing it otherwise) but
pray on for conversions!
At Gamo we
have good attendance at events and there are 2-3 genuinely interested
inquirers who come to ‘ordinary’ bible teaching meetings as well. Again
please pray for conversions.
and OMF colleague for 33 years, Martin Ghent has to return to N America
for a kidney transplant. He is a hard-working and godly missionary so
please pray for his complete recovery. Please download the
OMF Prayer Guide for NE Japan
but please don’t distribute it or put it on Facebook etc. Thank
you for your prayers and support!
Christ Rod and Glenda