Blessed Second Disaster Response Chaplaincy Conference February 1-3, with 50 in attendance.
Plans coming together for Pastoral Leader Retreats in Miyagi/Sendai (5/22-24); Fukushima (7/10-12) and Iwate (10/23-25). Please pray for attendees and a location for the Fukushima retreat.
Eriko continues to conduct interviews in the disaster area. Her presentation at Tokyo Christian University earlier in the month was well received.
Our project team is looking at dates in October for a Pastoral Leader Retreat in Nepal. Pray for recruitment of Japanese pastors to go, finances and retreat planning. We desire to serve Nepali pastors with integrity and in culturally appropriate ways.
Three Stream Ministries (TSM) featured in Japanese publication, Right Side of the Boat
Sendai Baptist Seminary class starts May 9th. I will be teaching on self-care, spiritual formation and leadership.