The purchase of the house for Research Center was done.

The purchase was finished. Now we need to renovate the house for the use of Research Center. We are planning to visit the site after we receive the keys to the house. I had a phone call from the previous owner, and he will send the keys soon. After the keys are in our hand, we plan to go there in March to check every thing there and plan for the renovation. We need to come up with ideas of how the house is to be used by whom, etc. The purpose of the Research Center is to research about the history of Hokkaido and find the things to pray […]

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Four Relatives Visit

4 Relatives are visiting us at Urahoro Gospel House.  Ayumi’s mother’s brother and sister families.  One of Ayumi’s aunt is a Christian. An uncle declared to follow Jesus publically.  Aunt’s husband has been resistant. But we pray for his salvation.

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Research Trip to Southern Hokkaido

We went to Southern Hokkaido from Aug. 6th to 11th to research about the history of Hokkaido. This trip focuses the war between Japanese and Ainu. Shakushain is a Ainu general who fought against Japanese. What was the cause and the end result was the main focus. This gives us what to pray for Ainu and what it needs to redeem the people in Hokkaido. The cause of the war was Japanese governor who was in financial crisis forced Ainu to trade in unfair exchange rate. He raised the price up to 6 to 7 times where Ainu was not able to survive in that rate. Rice could not obtained […]

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