Missions

Nagoya Missions Update – Toshi Saito

Nagoya Missions Update – Toshi Saito

Hello Lighthouse Church Family! As some of you may know, this past week we (Kim, Gavin, Toshi, Seichi) had the wonderful opportunity to visit Nagoya, Japan for a week. It was a blessing to fellowship with people such as the elders from ANF (Jeremy, Paul, Yu), professors from CBI (Brett, Gary, Damon), former interns of [...]   Continue Reading
  June 25, 2019
Why a Burden for Japan

Why a Burden for Japan

2 Tim 2:10 “For this reason I endure all things for the sake of those who are chosen, so that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus and with it eternal glory” (NASB). Hello Lighthouse! My name is Seichi, and I have the great joy of serving as one of the [...]   Continue Reading
  June 21, 2019
Ixtapaluca Mexico Missions Update 2019

Ixtapaluca Mexico Missions Update 2019

Hi Lighthouse Church Family! Thank you all so much for all your prayers and support for our counselor training trip to Mexico. It's hard to believe that our trip to Ixtapaluca came and went so quickly. For three short days (May 24-26) we had the joy of fellowshipping with three sister churches and the missionaries [...]   Continue Reading
  June 7, 2019
One Speaker, Two Cities, and Three Thoughts

One Speaker, Two Cities, and Three Thoughts

Two months have passed since Paul Tripp, a Christian pastor, author and conference speaker stood before our brothers and sisters located in Nagoya and Tokyo, Japan. Christ Bible Institute (CBI) invited Paul and his wife, Luella to speak on behalf of God to two main groups, the church leaders and to the people who make [...]   Continue Reading
  October 5, 2018

Post STM Update (Kaitlyn Hirakawa)

The following is a post short-term missions trip update by Lighthouse's Kaitlyn Hirakawa. During the month of June, I got the opportunity to be sent as a missionary to a country in East Asia. I went along with an organization named Cru in a group of 12 other people: 3 team leaders, 2 children, 1 [...]   Continue Reading
  August 15, 2018

Japan Missions: Hokkaido

Sunday, July 29, 2018 We woke up today knowing this was going to be a busy day.  We had breakfast as a team. Then Daichi and Ken had to catch a flight back to L.A. while the rest of the team took the train with all our luggage to the last stop.  There we met [...]   Continue Reading
  August 5, 2018

Japan Missions: From Nagoya to Hokkaido

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 Call 1-1-9 After our first full day of VBS on Tuesday, our team went to eat miso-katsu, a Nagoya specialty.  It is a juicy deep-fried pork cutlet with a miso katsu sauce poured over it. It was a great end to a busy day.   However, on the walk back from [...]   Continue Reading
  July 29, 2018

Japan Missions: Nagoya VBS Begins!

Monday, July 23, 2018 We love you Pastor Gavin, oh yes we do! Hello Lighthouse family! Thanks for your constant prayers! It has been such a blessing to be here in Japan.  We see old friends and have built new friendships in our two days here. It is wonderful to know we have brothers and [...]   Continue Reading
  July 25, 2018

Japan Missions: Nagoya VBS Preparations

Hello Lighthouse family! Thank you for all your prayers for our missions team in Japan.  I will be writing on some of the things we are doing in Nagoya. I’d like to take you along our missions trip! Today was our first full day in Nagoya as a team.  Cindy Kobayashi has been here for [...]   Continue Reading
  July 23, 2018
Japan Missions – Nagoya (Week 1)

Japan Missions – Nagoya (Week 1)

The following Japan missions update is from 6/29/18 and written by Lighthouse member, Cindy Kobayashi. Stay tuned for more Japan missions updates! Hi Friends! I've been here in Nagoya for about a week now, and I wanted to thank you SO much for your support and prayers! As some of you know, I was a [...]   Continue Reading
  July 3, 2018