Monday, February 27, 2012

Men and Women's Discipleship

This semester the men and women meet together as Tom Cotton teaches them while Tamiko Murakami translates. After the teaching they break up into discussion groups. The guys stay upstairs while the girls go down stairs. Good stuff!

Friday, February 24, 2012

Pastor Toru

At our "Lectures in Ministry" class Pastor Toru gave a good lecture on Leadership. First he gave us his testimony and then his message. He gave us good insight on Japanese leadership style, the good and the bad. We need to be humble servants of the Lord!

Semester Gang Spring 2012

The Pastor's from Korea are heading back home. It is time for them to get back to work. Thank you Pastor Mike and Cobb for blessing us with your visit. Next time you have to stay longer, there is so much to see and do. God bless you brothers.

Hurray! We are at the Newell's

Pastor Tim and Ayu have been in Nago City for a few years now and it is a blessing to see them faithfully serving the Lord up North. Can you believe it, Masaki is letting me hold him!

A Visit to the Diaz's

It was such a blessing to see Eder and Amanda. It has been a few years since Pastor Mike has seen the Diaz' so it was a good gathering. Both Eder and Amanda are looking so good. God continues to meet their needs. Please keep them in your prayers.

World Famous Pineapple Park

As it has been said "You have not been to Okinawa until you have been to Pineapple Park". So Pastor Mike and Cobb have arrived! We visited the "World Famous Pineapple Park" and we had a blast! Like always we had a good time!

Pastor Mike and Pastor Cobb here from Korea

The Pastor's from CCDaejeon are here with us in Okinawa. They have come to check out the Bible College since they will be starting CCBCKorea in Daejeon City. It is such a blessing to have Mike and Cobb with us.

Yoshua Translates for First Time

We were blown away at the gifting that God has given Yoshua to be able to understand Pastor Andrew's message and to give it in Japanese. The whole Congregation was totally blessed. It was an exciting night for the Church.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Tatsuhiko Heading back to Tokyo

We are going to miss our super brother. Tatsu has been such a blessing to all of us here in Okinawa. Thank you Pastor Santo for allowing our brother to come and serve here at CCGinowan. He was an excellent witness and a great brother in the Lord. We pray a great blessing upon him and know that God has anointed him with His Holy Spirit. We love you Tatsu and we are going to miss you.

Hopefully Good Signs Ahead

We have not seen the ye rate hit 80 in how long? This is great news! I hope it continues to climb higher, that would e a total blessing to us. Well, to the Glory of God only.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Takako in the Land of Promise

It is a blessing to see Takako in Isra*l. Here is a picture of her and the gal that she will be helping and living with while in the Holy Land. Please continue to pray for our dear sister as she continues to serve the Lord. We miss her, but are super blessed for her. "God, continue to bless our dear sister Takako".

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Happy Birthday Yuko

We celebrated Yuko's birthday w2 style. Happy Birthday girl, may the Lord continue to bless you as you serve Him every day.

Tatsuhiko Heading back to Tokyo

We are going to miss our brother deeply. Tatshuhiko has been with us for almost 1year. But now it is time for him to head back to his home church CCWestTokyo. God bless you "Warrior of the Mountain".

Yuko Translates at w2

Wow! She stepped out in faith and rocked it! Yuko is doing a great job translating for Yoshua. One good speaker and one good translator, can it get better than this?

Kazuki Leading in Worship

It is a blessing to see Kazuki being raised up in worship. This week he sang a song so good it was the best that I have ever heard. A blessed time of Worship. To God be the Glory!

Friday, February 17, 2012

Chuck Robb at Lectures in Ministry

This week we were blessed with Chuck Robb teaching our lectures class. His wife Yumi was the camerawoman and she did a great job. Chuck and Yumi have been serving in the Tohoku area in Japan. This is the area that has suffered greatly through the earthquake and Tsunami last March. Please pray for fruitful ministry in their lives.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Wednesday Night in the Word

Our mid week studies are such a blessing as we gather for a Koinonia meal then get right into the Word. Pastor Andrew taught a good message and everyone was so blessed.

Yumi and Yuka at w2

It was so good to see the gals at w2. It was a blessing as we celebrated Valentines Day w2 style. A blessed time and a blessed night.

Saturday, February 11, 2012

Cupcake Night at the Cafe

The students had a game night and cupcake decorating night. We had a lot of fun. Even Joel got into the action! Can you believe it!

Outreach at Mihama

Witnessing in downtown Mihama! It is always a blessing and honor to share Jesus Christ open air. Everyone who sang and shared did a great job. The Name of Jesus was lifted up!

Pastor Rick at Lectures in Ministry

It is always a blessing and an honor to have Pastor Rick with us here at the lectures. Like always he did an excellent job! Thank you brother Rick, we were all blessed!

Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Happy Birthday Pastor Andrew

Today Pastor Andrew celebrated his 28th Birthday. We celebrated after Wednesday night service. Andrew you are a blessing! Happy Birthday Bro!

Sunday, February 05, 2012

Zach at CCKamakura

Zach was invited by Pastor Jack Bell from CCKamakura to teach at his church this morning. This is a picture of the main temple in that area. I am sure that Zach had a blessed time teaching the Word.

Friday, February 03, 2012

Pastor Tim : Lectures in Ministry

The Lord has blessed us today by having Pastor Tim from Nago share in our Lectures in Ministy class. Pastor Tim is also celebrating his 10 year anniversary of living here in Okinawa. God is so faithful!