Daily Life

Taming your inbox

November 16, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

Email has been around since the ‘70s. At first, its use was limited to the military and other professionals, but today billions of users send billions of emails every day. I have more email accounts […]

Daily Life

Protecting the privacy of others

November 10, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

I’ve gotten myself in trouble a couple of times by not respecting people’s privacy online. On social media and even in emails it’s easy to make mistakes we later deeply regret. Have you considered how […]

Daily Life

Seeing beyond the stereotypes

October 26, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 1

I received a lot of advice from others, both while preparing to come to Japan as a missionary and after arriving. Although much of it was helpful, I discovered that many people harbored prejudices against […]

Evangelism

God speaks through stories

October 10, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

When was the last time you heard a good story? For me, it was probably a powerful missionary biography I have just finished reading. I’ve been influenced by many missionary biographies and love hearing the […]

Language

Lessons in time

October 10, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

The spark that started a fire in my heart for Japan and her people was a three-week visit to Japan in 2007 in my mid-fifties. This included a week in Sapporo with my Franco-German choir, […]

Spiritual Life

Unaware of my assumptions

October 9, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

When I first came to Japan I often felt like I was dancing in front of a crowd, but didn’t know my partner and couldn’t hear the music. I thought I knew what I was […]