Peter goes to jail…

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Well turns out they have a jail in Okinawa… and I went to it. Yup I (Peter) went to jail. It was a harrowing experience, but luckily it’s only medium security, and the inmates serve 10 years or less, so… that’s good for me right?

This month I accompanied our pastor, Higa Sensei, to do prison ministry. He brought me along because he wanted me to play violin for the prisoners. Upon arriving we met a man. I don’t know what his position was, but I know he wasn’t a guard. He spoke...

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Japanese Bible Camp

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BeachSpeakerMany interesting things happened while I was away at Japanese Bible Camp this month with our church. I didn’t sleep very much at all, we went swimming at the most beautiful beach I have ever been at in my life (like a postcard), the speaker made a very compelling call to Christ (using iodine, hydrocloric acid, a paper cup, and a lighter) and one of the children at our church became a Christian and wants to be baptized! I was thankful that I...

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Wedding Impressions…

Last month, we attended the wedding of one of our friends, Yvette. This was my first Japanese wedding, so I thought that I would share here some of my impressions, and the pictures from her special day.

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We first met Yvette through our Bible ESL class. She attends Seaside Chapel, and wanted to learn more English. As we’ve mentioned before, Okinawa tends to have a last-minute culture. The wedding was planned to start at 4pm. The bride arrived at 2:30pm in street clothes, with her hair not…

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