Yesterday I had the privilege of visiting Every Nation Church Izu with my daughter and the Echas family from Yokosuka. Pastor Dennis and Kaku asked us to come and minister while they are in Michigan visiting their children and grandchildren. Here is the message I shared, called “Great Faith For Izu” along with a testimony from Jay and Diane Echas. This is an international congregation so Alishea translated to Japanese as I preached and one of the church members also simultaneously translated to Portuguese in the back of the room. Three languages – wow!
NOTE: This is an updated version of an article I originally wrote for the Summer 2016 edition of Japan Harvest, the magazine of the Japanese Evangelical Missionary Association. I rewrote some bits and added some pictures to make this more interesting to the people who … Continue reading