Modern Tech

Spring cleaning your computer

Each spring, my family goes through the grueling process of sorting through mountains of clothes. We pack away last season’s clothes, get out the next season’s, figure out what fits and what doesn’t, and then […]

Book Reviews

Book Reviews – Spring 2017

Why bother with church? And other questions about why you need it and why it needs you Sam Allberry (The Good Book Company, 2016) This short, delightful book explains from the Bible what the church […]


The importance of face in Japan

The importance of showing face I remember attending my first pastors’ retreat 36 years ago in Hokkaido with JECA pastors and OMF missionaries. My Japanese was limited, the topics challenging, and I floundered. While enjoying […]


Seek God’s face, not His hand

I’ve been involved with prayer summits since the first one was held in Japan in 1994. Not being much of a pray-er, I was initially attracted to prayer summits because they had been started by […]