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June 2018

by Mike Burgett

June 22, 2018 Dear Prayer Partners, God’s Showers of Blessings June and July are our rainy season in Japan. This year, God has sent us His showers of blessings. It is always exciting to see God’s hand at work. We thank the Lord for His wonderful blessings. Two Girls Saved Recently, two Sunday School girls, […]

December 2016

by Mike Burgett

December 5, 2016 Dear Prayer Partners, A Short Furlough We took a quick 3 week furlough in September. We enjoyed visiting our sending church, Beacon Baptist Church, and getting to meet Pastor Cardamone, our new pastor. Of course, we also enjoyed getting to spend some time with our own family as well. One of the […]

April 2016

by Mike Burgett

April 7, 2016 Dear Prayer Partners, Easter Blessings God blessed our Easter services with 52 attending the morning services and 25 children attending Sunny Kids Club. Several visitors and a number of lost came as well. It was a real tight squeeze for our current building. Please continue to pray with us as we look […]

June 2014

by Mike Burgett

June 23, 2014 Dear Prayer Partner, “It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High:” Psalm 92:1 We have so much to thank the Lord for. A Quick Trip to the US In May, we were able to spend a week with our […]

August 2013

by Mike Burgett

Yoshiki’s Salvation Who is that climbing a tree? That is Yoshiki, who has been coming to our church for some time now. He is in the 3rd grade. In May, after hearing the Bible story of Adam & Eve, during Sunny Kids Club (our Sunday School), he trusted Jesus as his Savior. What a joy […]

November 2012

by Mike Burgett

Jon & His Family Jon and his family worked with us for 3 months. What a blessing they were! Thank you for the extra support many of you sent to help cover some of their expenses. Please pray for God to lead them in how and where they should serve Him. Grandma Furukawa’s Baptism On […]

August 2012

by Mike Burgett

Jon & His Family Jon, Tabi, and their 5 children arrived in Japan on July 11th. Jon is helping with the young people, passing out tracts, leading singing, teaching Sunny Kids, and preaching. Tabi is helping with Sunday meals at church and working on learning Japanese. The kids talk to everyone in English and have […]

June 2012

by Mike Burgett

God’s Blessings In May we started an International Service to meet the needs of those who don’t understand Japanese. God has blessed this new outreach. We normally have about 20 or so attending this 9:00am service. Of course, we are carrying on our Japanese service (at 11:00am) too. God is continuing to bless these services […]

February 2012

by Mike Burgett

Grandma Has a Home in Heaven Grandma (that’s what we call her) first came to Agape in last August. Her daughter and granddaughters had begun attending a short time before and invited her to come with them. In October, we began a Bible study with her. At first, she did not want to admit that […]

April 2011

by Mike Burgett

Death and Destruction On March 11th, northeastern Japan was hit by a devastating earthquake and tsunami. While no one is certain, it looks like over 25,000 Japanese died in this terrible disaster. The damage at the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant has also caused added difficulties for those who live near it. The saddest part […]