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    Follow our steps in Japan
    July 5 - August 6, 2012
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    (Latest Entry posted: 8/4/2012)

    “I want to make much of Your mercy - I want to make much of Your cross
    I give You my life - Take it and let it be used - To make much of You"
    - Steven Curtis Chapman





    CMA Returning to Japan
    We feel so honored to be called back to Japan!  Those words strike a cord of excitement and anticipation of all the Lord has planned for this summer! CMA first took a team to Japan in 2005 and the Lord has opened doors for us to go back every year! Each time we go, our desire for the Japanese people to know our loving Heavenly Father grows stronger and stronger. This July 5th - Aug 6th, Katrina White and Tiffany Case will be traveling to Japan to share the hope we have found in Jesus. The song lyrics above perfectly express our desire to have our lives be used to magnify the Lord, to tell of all He has done!

    Many people in Japan have never even had the opportunity to hear about what Jesus has done for them or how much He loves them. Out of the entire population, less than 1% of Japanese are Christians. Most cling to their Buddhist and Shinto traditions, crying out to gods who are powerless to hear, powerless to heal and powerless to save. When the triple disaster hit northern Japan last spring, over 20,000 people lost their lives. Those left behind lost everything. We saw this first hand last year as we joined in relief work up north. We helped people sift through the rubble that was once their home, served food to those living in shelters and saw the pain and desperation in their eyes. All of this deepened our desire to tell them about the love of our Father and all He wants to give them.
    ~ 65% Atheists
    ~ 0.5% of the entire population claim to be Christians
    ~ 86% of teens say there is no reason why they exist
    ~ Hopelessness leading to 600 suicides per week
    ~ 70% of college students have never met a Christian
    This summer we will be traveling to 4 cites, teaming up with churches and missionaries, to help spread the message of hope that only comes from knowing Jesus. We will be dancing, serving, teaching and speaking. Ministering in outreach events, churches, kindergartens, high schools, and Vacation Bible Schools.

    Please pray for us as we plan and prepare dances and testimonies, continue our study of Japanese and coordinate with churches in Japan. We also need a lot of prayer over our finances. The airline prices have almost doubled this year, leaving us needing to raise more money than we first expected. We need a total of $6,000 for us to be able to travel to Japan and for travel within the country.

    If you are interested in helping us financially please email us at cma@magnifythelord.org or Donate Online. Stay tuned for more information about Japan 2012 and how you can be involved!


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    This year's ministry team:
    Tiffany and Katrina
    Tiffany Case & Katrina White

    (Click name to read more on our Bio page)



    2012 Mission Schedule:


        - Remember, Japan is 15 hours ahead of Colorado
            - If you pray a day early, you will be right on time!







    Yuka Williams Family
    July 5th -  LEAVE COLORADO

    July 6th-11th
    Kawagoe, Saitama (about an hour northwest of Tokyo)
    Sunrise Christian Church -
    サンライズ クリスチャン チャーチ
    Contact: Yuka Williams
        6th - Arrive
        8th - Sunday Ministry
        9th - Ministry
        10th - English class / Morning: Pre-schoolers / Afternoon: Moms



    Hamilton Family
    July 13th-20th - Fukuoka
        Hakata New Life Church
        Contact: Hamilton Family
        Website: http://hakatanewlifechurch.org
          -  6th year working with this Church

        15th - Dance during Sunday Service









    Rocky & Marla
    July 20th-27th - Kitakyushu
        Aroma Ministries   
        Contact: Rocky and Marla Ayatsuka
        Website: http://aromaministries.blogspot.com/
            - 8th year working with this ministry

        Sat., July 20th – Mon, July 22nd - Seinan Jo Jr/Sr High School summer camp in Oita-ken.
        Rocky and Marla have been asked to be the main speakers for this event for the past ten years.
        * Katrina and Tiffany will be joining them in ministry, speaking, dancing, building relationships and anything else the Lord has planned!!










    Chris Sadowitz Family


    July 27th-Aug 6th - Miyakonojo, Kagoshima
        Miyakonojo Christian Center
        Contact: Chris and Donna Sadowitz
           - 4th time working with this church

        27th - Friday Arrive
        28th - Decorate the church buiding for VBS
       
    Joyful Sounds Poster29th - Testify in Sunday worship
               Afternoon: rehearsal
               Evening: Perform in Concert along-side “Joyful Sounds”. a Gospel music ministry
    Click Poster to Enlarge
        30th - Aug 3rd Mon-Fri VBS ( dancing, teaching English, helping the staff, loving the kids, etc...)

       
    4th - Free day
       
    5th - Sunday 2-4pm - set up for church summer carnival
                          4-7:30pm - run summer carnival. Dance for the parents outside on the court!
    Carr Family


        6th - Monday morning fly to Tokyo, then HOME TO COLORADO!!




    ** More details will be posted when they are finalized.






    Lyrics to Rocky and Marla’s song (Translated into English) that we are dancing to.
     – Please be praying over this dance, it is the theme God has put on our hearts for this summer's mission.

     
    Jesus is Alive Today

    Tears don’t even fall at the sight of the reality before me.
    I gasp and just stand and stare helplessly.
    The rubble is all around in piles.
    How can I even find the strength to want to go on?

    Jesus is alive today,
    in the midst of such despair.
    Even here where all is lost. 

    He loved us so much, He gave up his own life.
    His hands and feet, nailed to the cross, his blood flowing down
    and He hung there like that, and let it all happen to him.
    And the people thought, “Even the Son of God will die, and that’s the end?”

    Jesus is alive today,
    on the other side of death’s darkness
    Even here where it is all finished.

    Jesus is the resurrection, Jesus is life.
    Anyone who believes in Him will not die but have life.

    Jesus is alive today,
    in the midst of such despair.
    Even here where all is lost.

    Jesus is alive today,
    on the other side of death’s darkness
    Where it is all finished.
    Where all is lost.
    Here is where it all begins.





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    You can also support ur Japan Mission by purchasing a
    Japan 2012 T-Shirt
    at Summer Camp or any of our Colorado performances.

    Japanese Translation: “Jesus Christ gives hope instead of despair”

    CMA Japan 2012 T-Shirts
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    Read about our CMA Company, Member Bio's & Testimonies, Video Highlights

    Learn about the History of Christianity in Japan on our "Japan Profile" page.


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