Some indeed preach Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from good will. The latter do it out of love, knowing that I am put here for the defense of the gospel. The former proclaim Christ out of selfish ambition, not sincerely but thinking to afflict me in my imprisonment.
Late last night an 8.9 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami occurred off the coast northeast of Tokyo. We have four global partner families living and serving in Japan. We heard from three households this morning letting us know they were safe and only slightly shaken.
Japan is still considered unreached, and has been a challenging field for missionaries throughout the years. As Lisa, one of our global partners wrote, Please pray for northern Japan that many would turn their hearts to the one true God during this crises.