Saturday evening we flew from Okinawa to Tokyo. Sunday we met the Jastrams for worship in Shinjuku, a suburb slightly west of downtown Tokyo. We experienced a traditional Lutheran worship in Japanese. The small congregation was very warm and welcoming. The building where a congregation of the Japanese Evangelical Lutheran Church (JELC) meets. A fairly… Continue reading Tokyo


I’m in Hanoi, Vietnam for my second visit with Concordia International School Hanoi (CISH). Celebrating a dozen years of operation, this is one of three LC-MS international schools in Asia (Hong Kong & Shanghai) and Southeast Asia. It’s a blessing to get to visit with the staff of this amazing educational institution again. We enjoyed… Continue reading CISH