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2019 Japan VBS: Last Full Day in Nagoya

2019 Japan VBS: Last Full Day in Nagoya

We wrapped up our activities in Nagoya today!  Many families attended ANF's Sunday service held at Bunka No Ie (the cultural center).  The whole auditorium was filled!  Jeremy, the pastor at ANF, emphasized that ANF hopes to be a welcoming and inviting church for anyone who wants to attend.  The children performed two songs that [...]   Continue Reading
  August 4, 2019
2019 Japan VBS: Day 5 – Brief Update

2019 Japan VBS: Day 5 – Brief Update

Brief Update! Konbanwa (good evening)! Thank you for your continued prayers. Just a short update and praise report: We finished the last official day of VBS! Today the children learned about Peter and John healing the crippled man in Jesus' name. The lesson was "God loves you when you are weak!" The kids got a [...]   Continue Reading
  August 3, 2019
2019 Japan VBS: Day 4 – Where Does the Time Go?

2019 Japan VBS: Day 4 – Where Does the Time Go?

Tomorrow is the last day of VBS! The week has really flown by.  Thank you for praying for the gospel lessons today. The lesson today was "God loves you when you do wrong!" It is our prayer that the seeds planted today will take root in fertile soil, and that the children will know God's [...]   Continue Reading
  August 2, 2019
2019 Japan VBS: Day 3 – God’s Faithfulness

2019 Japan VBS: Day 3 – God’s Faithfulness

We are halfway through our VBS program!  In all truthfulness, the morning started with most of the team feeling quite tired.  In our devo this morning, we were reminded that in our weakness, God's power is made perfect.  Praise God that we can rely on Christ and draw near to Him in our weakness.  Psalm [...]   Continue Reading
  August 1, 2019