Stories & Updates

The borders are opening!

Hello friends! We have wonderful news! Last week, Japan announced that they are relaxing border restrictions for international students, business travelers, and long-term workers. That’s us! If the new paperwork and visa process progresses quickly, we hope to leave in 2 to 3 months. Our team leaders in Japan are working on the new paperwork …continue reading.

“I Wait”

I’d like to introduce you to Viktor Navorski. Viktor has a waiting problem. Due to some unusual bureaucratic legalities, Viktor, played by Tom Hanks in The Terminal, is stuck living every day in JFK’s international terminal. He can’t return to his home country, and he’s not allowed to walk on American soil. After living at …continue reading.

One year later…

Just over a year ago we shared a post to announce that we were officially starting the application process with Marketplace Ministries and the C&MA. One year and ten days later, through God’s grace, provision and leading, we walked into the C&MA National Office for our pre-appointment interview. A few hours later, we left appointed …continue reading.