Dearest Ministry Support Family: Today is a BIG ministry day & we are desperate for your prayers: Rachel is traveling w Lucy to her hometown of Asahikawa to spend the day with her childhood friend, Megu. Rachel’s primary goal is to open up her Bible and plead with Megu to believe in Jesus. Rachel has shared … More BIG Prayer Needs Today in Japan…
Urgent Prayer Need: It’s us…again. We can’t make this stuff up. As I (Troy) was typing the previous post, our friend from the local grocery (Sugai-san) just stopped by unexpectedly to give us food she prepared for us. This is unusual to stop by in the morning unannounced & stay so we see this as … More Urgent: Pray for Sugai-san who just dropped in.
Dearest Ministry Support Family: Its me again. As we continue to rejoice in Christ for His work in and through Aya, we also want to request that you join us in praying for Hitomi, another mom from Tessa’s Kindergarten. Rachel will be meeting with Hitomi today to discuss the gospel from the Bible at 10pm … More Pray for Hitomi…that the gospel seed would bear multiplying fruit.
Dearest Ministry Support Family: Hallelujah from Japan! We are very excited to report that after 5 months of personal pursuit, multiple gospel conversations and (more recently) 4 discovery Bible Study lessons with Rachel, Aya repented of her sin and believed in Jesus today. This 35-year-old single mom from Tessa’s Kindergarten was rejoicing with tears that her … More Praise God! Aya believed in Jesus!
6.5 weeks remaining 5.5 million on Hokkaido Island 1.9 million in Sapporo-city, Japan 99.8% do not (yet) know Jesus 1 amazing gospel to proclaim! Please pray we finish strong for God’s glory.
Dearest Ministry Support Family: It is finally here! Rachel & I (Troy) are flying out this afternoon for a week of training at a missionary leadership summit in Taichung, Taiwan. We are really looking forward to the time away together to receive training, build relationships with other missionaries and gain some wisdom for our next … More Prayer Need: Feb 11-17 | Missionary Leadership Summit in Taiwan
Dearest Ministry Support Family: Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ! It is amazing to see the Lord working among the unreached of Hokkaido, Japan! Thank you for your faithful ministry support. We appreciate you praying along with Rachel & I as we serve here in Northern Japan while seeking the Lord’s leading … More Update from Coopers in Japan | Missionary Leadership Summit