There’s a young woman in our church whose father is a rice farmer. Recently, at the end of the planting season for the summer harvest, this man needed help to finish his planting. He asked his son for help, but his son refused. He’s been a friend of the church, even helping us to build
This year we were able to put together a Christmas outreach drama. We intended to do a Christmas take-off drama Called “Back to the Future.” The idea was that Marty McFly would go back in time to prove that Christmas never happened: That the Bible was a collection of “myths and fables.” But when he
Many people start out their testimonies with attention grabbing stories using their alcohol addictions, gang related violence and even near death experiences to draw their listeners in. Although I did go to (a) party my struggle against God wasn’t because I didn’t want to give that up. The question that often came up in my
Last night, May 19, 2015 was “Soldier Night” at the 木匠的家 Coffee Bar. Both Pastor Wayne and I volunteer each week in what is called “Free Talk.” Free Talk is an opportunity for people in the community to come and practice English language skills. I have a lesson that I put together each week.
On January 24, 2015, we put on our first homegrown drama presentation. A number of years ago the Tucson church sent an invasion team to Taiwan to present this same drama, titled at the time “The Judgment.” This year, we labored with our sister church in Pingzhen to present our version of “Heaven’s Gates
On Christmas Eve, we took the opportunity to go outside the church and sing Christmas carols downtown. We went to out usual spot just down from the train station and let it rip. We sang all the Christmas carols we knew and through in some testimonies and street preaching for good measure. In addition to
We recently finished revival services with Evangelist Bob Swope from Prescott, Arizona. Bob came and preached four sermons that were simple, yet thought provoking. He connected solidly with our congregation, and relationships were built through his personal ministry. It was one of those revivals that we will talk about for a while. One young man,
This year, for the first time, the Coffee Bar asked us if we would do something with an Easter theme for our weekly outreach and Bible Study. Of course, I had intended to something Easter themed, what else would I do? But then they asked, “Can you dye Easter eggs with your class?” I’m not