2015 Missions – Japan

Dates: Jan 23 – Jan 30, 2015 Our dance ministry team hit the streets of Tokyo and Osaka to reach the youth in a nation that is less than 1% Christian. While fellowshipping at a breakdance meet-up spot, the team even helped to lead a local bboy to Christ! The team also led worship, shared […]

2015 Missions – General Santos

Dates: Jan 23 – Jan 30, 2015 Our General Santos team released the love of Christ in settings ranging from rural tribal churches to a high-end corporation. For some ministry events, people traveled up to an hour by motorbike to attend service. The Lord responded to this hunger by releasing His new life (13 salvation […]

2015 Japan – Sean Norton

When You’re the Sower and Not the Reaper The season leading up to our trip was incredibly busy for me. I was back at graduate school, working part time, serving my church, and starting a new romantic relationship. On top of this, I was preparing for this outreach trip to Japan. There were many times […]

2015 Japan – Kayc Hilihetule

Sowing Seeds into God’s Garden Signing up for New Philly missions, I was privileged enough to be on Team Japan. We were a performing arts team formed to spread the word of God through our artistic gifts. Before setting off on our journey, I knew that our mission field would be very different from the […]

2015 Japan – Kate Kim

Don’t Stick to the Status Quo In the last week of January, I had the privilege of going on my first-ever missions trip. Ever since my senior year of high school, I had passionately wanted to go on a missions trip, but every year, something would come up and I wouldn’t be able to go. […]

2015 Japan – Jennifer WY Lee

Find Me in the Rolling Hills “The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no […]

2015 Japan – Daisy Kim

Worshipping Warriors On our first night in Japan, God reminded me clearly: “You are a worshipper! Everything you do is worship unto me. It’s not only your dances, the praises you sing, or even your responsibilities as the team leader’s assistant and team treasurer. Every step you take, every word you speak, your presence, everything […]

2015 Japan – Sharon Kim

Flipping the Script Now, this is a story all about how / My life got flipped-turned upside down / And I’d like to take a minute / Just sit right there / I’ll tell you how God flipped the script and how I got here… Before I elaborate on the happenings of Japan, I must […]

2015 Japan – Mary Koh

In Faith On a personal level, I felt as though this trip was an opportunity to exercise faith and obedience even when I could not see immediate fruit. It was all about seeing in the Spirit, believing for God to work as we stepped out in obedience. As I learned not to lean on my […]

2015 Japan – Luna Oh

Growing in Love for Japan For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities- his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. –Romans 1:20 The first time I went to Japan was […]