31 12月 God So Loved

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 (NIV) I don’t know that I really understood this verse when I first heard it at six or seven...

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31 12月 神は愛された

神は、実に、そのひとり子をお与えになったほどに世を愛された。それは御子を信じる者が、一人として滅びることなく、永遠のいのちを持つためである。 ヨハネの福音書3章16節(聖書 新改訳2017 ©2017 新日本聖書刊行会)...

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27 11月 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 11月 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 10月 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 10月 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 9月 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 8月 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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