Darkness Festival

Boom! Did you hear that? Boom! Is that fireworks? Boom! No, its a huge drum. https://youtu.be/pu3pShr2LiA For the past week, all around the city the deep earth shaking bass of drums could be felt. Tuesday kicked off the Kurayami Festival at the Okunitama Shrine. Which is a week long festival held during a string of … Continue reading Darkness Festival

Day Four: Picnic Day

Today we went back into Fuchu to join in a picnic with Pastor Yoshito and his missional community. They brought some not-yet-Christian friends. Drew and Meg were able to bring some buddies, both Christian and non-Christian, to this get-together, as well. It was held in a really beautiful park in this calm, family-friendly part of … Continue reading Day Four: Picnic Day

Day Two: Japan Church Planting

Yesterday we had the opportunity to meet up with Yoshito Noguchi and his family. He is a church planter in Fuchu, a beautiful part of Tokyo Metro. He is a native Japanese man. However, he spent time in the U.S. at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He also has been trained by the Soma guys up … Continue reading Day Two: Japan Church Planting