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
Uganda Team: Encouraged and Blessed

Uganda Team: Encouraged and Blessed

The following blog updates are from individual Uganda STM team members during our trip. Feel free to click on the photos below for an enlarged view too! MONDAY (MAY 7) Hi Lighthouse Church! Today is day three of our trip and the first full day being involved with GSF's various ministries. We started the morning [...]   Continue Reading
  May 18, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 5)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 5)

After a long week of teaching, Tim and I are finally coming home. At this point in the week, both of us are mentally fried. The good thing is that we have no preparation to do on the plane. So you know what that means? Yup, sleeping and watching endless movies to unplug our heads. [...]   Continue Reading
  March 2, 2018
Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 4)

Thailand and Myanmar Missions (Day 4)

Hi Everyone, Today we completed our longest day of counselor training, almost seven hours of teaching. Tomorrow morning we have one more session and then we begin our long journey home. Thank you for remembering us in your prayers. We praise God that through your prayers he enabled us to train these brothers and witness [...]   Continue Reading
  March 1, 2018