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Meet Our Staff: Tiffany Mikamo

Meet Our Staff: Tiffany Mikamo

Meet Our Staff: Tiffany Mikamo Please meet Tiffany! She’s one of the newest additions to Lighthouse’s staff and she’ll be serving as an administrator, working closely with Pastor Wayne for Children’s Ministry, Pastor Eufemio for Local Evangelism, and Megan Cai and Nicole Tsuruda for church administration. Learn a little bit about her through these questions […]

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  March 31, 2020
Meet Our Staff: Nicole Kosobayashi

Meet Our Staff: Nicole Kosobayashi

Meet Our Staff: Nicole Kosobayashi Please meet Nicole! She’ll be serving as our new Children's Ministry Director. Learn a little bit about her through these questions and answers, then give her a warm welcome! (nkosobayashi@lighthousesouthbay.org) Tell us a little bit about yourself!  I grew up in Hacienda Heights with my parents, and an older brother [...]   Continue Reading
  March 30, 2020
Meet Our Staff: Allen Tsai

Meet Our Staff: Allen Tsai

Meet Our Staff: Allen Tsai Please meet Allen! He’s the newest addition to Lighthouse’s staff and he’ll be serving as an intern in Praxis, our young adult ministry. Learn a little bit about him through these questions and answers, then give him a warm welcome! (atsai@lighthousesouthbay.org) Tell us a little bit about yourself! Hi Lighthouse. [...]   Continue Reading
  March 27, 2020
Steadfast in Community While Safer at Home: Reflections on Social Distancing

Steadfast in Community While Safer at Home: Reflections on Social Distancing

We are, as you’ve likely heard, in an unprecedented situation for our generation. There is so much fear, confusion, sadness, panic, xenophobia, name any number of emotions, swirling around us hourly. With the increased call to self-isolate and distance yourself from social interactions, with possible government mandated lockdowns in the works, its going to be […]

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  March 24, 2020

Different Way to Meet. Same God to Worship.

Different Way to Meet. Same God to Worship. We are on the cusp of a new season of worship for our church family. Starting tomorrow, we will be live streaming our worship services at 9 AM, 11 AM, and 5 PM. You can visit our Live Stream page to view each week’s worship service, as […]

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  March 14, 2020

Advent Calendar for Couples

This Christmas we wanted to give couples an advent calendar that would encourage Christ-centered conversations. For each question, both partners should take turns answering. Several of these would apply more to marriage than to dating, so feel free to reword the question so that it applies better to your relationship season. Consider these passages to […]

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  December 2, 2019
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