27 Nov A Winter Hope

Christmas has always been a special time of the year for me. I have always loved the feeling of joy in the air, the decorations, and of course the songs. Ever since I can remember, I have liked Christmas carols, but especially the ones about...

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27 Nov 冬に訪れた希望

クリスマスは私にとって昔から特別な時期でした。陽気な雰囲気や飾りもの、そしてもちろんクリスマスソング!さまざまなクリスマスソングの中でも、私は特に救い主キリストの誕生について歌うものが大好きでした。...

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29 Oct Let There Be Light!

If someone were to ask me, “What is your ‘life verse?’” I’d think of Genesis 1:2–3. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And...

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29 Oct 光、あれ!

「生涯の聖句」を尋ねられたら、私は創世記1章2–3節を挙げるでしょう。 地は茫漠(ぼうばく)として何もなく、闇が大水の面の上にあり、神の霊がその水の面を動いていた。神は仰せられた。「光、あれ。」すると光があった。(聖書 新改訳2017 ©2017 新日本聖書刊行会)...

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24 Sep Stepping into the Unknown

Stepping into the unknown is sometimes the scariest place we can find ourselves. Several times in my life, I was so unsure of what was ahead. I wasn’t sure if the risk of either stepping into a new situation or onto a certain path was...

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27 Aug Prayers: A Never Ending Legacy

When I came to YWAM Takatsuki and learnt about the history of this city, the first thought that went through my head was “there are prayers that are still waiting to be answered”.  In the late 1500s, Takatsuki was ruled by a Christian feudal lord and...

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30 Jul The Power of Testimony

If you know Jesus, you have a testimony, because you can’t encounter Him and not be changed. So, what were things like before your encounter? What was your encounter like? And what have things been like since then? String together your answers to each of...

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30 Jul 証しの力

イエス様と出会って、変えられないことなどあり得ません。皆さんもイエス様を知っておられるなら、証しを語ることができます。思い起こしてみてください。皆さんはイエス様と出会う前、どのような生活を送っていましたか?どのようにイエス様との出会いを果たせましたか?そして、出会いの後はどのように変えられましたか?この3つの質問に対する答えをつなげてみてください。それが皆さんの証しです。今月のブログでも、同じ方法で、スタッフの一人が証しを伝えてくれました。...

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