“For a disciple-making movement to take place you must first have a prayer movement” -Norris Williams, missionary As we follow Jesus on His mission to serve among the 96% unchurched region of South Florida, we are in desperate need of ongoing prayer. We are asking the Lord to provide 96 faithful prayer partners who will … More 96 Prayer Partners Needed | How to sign up
“In the South Florida area 96% of the population is lost or unchurched.” This report by the North American Mission Board is alarming and took us by surprise (there are parts of China with higher percentage of Christians than this). Sadly, these statistics are not uncommon in numerous parts of America. As we rejoiced in … More Details of Our Exciting New Missionary Role in South Florida
“In the South Florida area 96% of the population is lost or unchurched” -North American Mission Board Dearest Ministry Support Family: We have GREAT NEWS!! After months of seeking God’s leading through prayer & wise counsel, we are VERY excited to share that we’ve accepted a full time missionary role and will be serving to … More Announcing Our New Role as Missionaries Among 96% unchurched in South Florida!
After returning to Indianapolis early last Sunday morning we are still navigating our family through the re-entry process. We appreciate your prayers, encouragement & support during this crucial time of transition for our family. We appreciate requests to hear about our year in Japan. We are excited to share what we experienced and saw the … More Want to Hear About Our Year in Japan?
Dearest Ministry Support Family: This is our final greetings from Sapporo. We are all packed up and leave on the first of 4 airplanes today for our 24-hour journey home (depart 1am June 1 Indy time & arrive June 2 at 1am). Can you please please pray that our trip goes smoothly and that we … More 24-Hours of Adventure: Pray For Our Journey Back to USA.
As we wrap up the final days of ministry in Japan, we want to thank you for your gracious prayer and financial support and inform you of some important updates. We have been strongly advised to use the month of June to transition our family home well, wrap up our year in Japan and continue … More Important Ministry Update
We had an incredible final Sunday in Iwamizawa with the believers of Vine Church (photo above). We have enjoyed relationships and ministry partnership with Pastor Nakajima for many years and it was a joy to serve him and his congregation every month with preaching, training and fellowship together. I (Troy) preached my final sermon from Philippians 1:3-6 … More Final Sunday in Japan | Farewell to Iwamizawa Church
Dearest Ministry Support Family: Greetings from Sapporo, Japan! We are 1 week away from our June 1 return to the USA! We have finished out most of our ministry responsibilities and are in the process of helping our children reflect on their life experiences this past year and say goodbye to Sapporo (think “Goodnight Moon” … More Our Final Week in Japan + Transition to USA + Support Update
Prayer Need: Please pray for Troy’s preaching (Rachel interpreting) schedule this weekend at Grace Church in Sapporo. This will be our final Sunday at Grace Church as we will be with Iwamizawa Church next Sunday: “God’s Plan + Power vs Yours”, Joshua 1-9 (College Ministry, Sat at 4am EDT) “Thank You” – Philippians 1:3-6 (Believers’ … More Prayer Need for Preaching Schedule | Final Sunday in Sapporo
We are praising God here in Sapporo that 3 Japanese believed in Jesus & 2 more are starting Discovery Bible Study after last weekend’s “Harvest Hour” Outreach initiative at Grace Church Sapporo. Please pray for these new disciples as they are being equipped to grow and make disciples among their friends and family. Pray also for the other … More Praise God: More Japanese Disciple-Makers