Tag Archives: Japan

Life As A Bridal Minister

Since returning to Japan, I have been involved in many projects to earn a living for myself and my family, and as a seminary graduate I sometimes work part-time in Japan’s bridal industry. The bridal industry in Japan has a … Continue reading

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What Can One Dollar Buy Around The World?

(H/t The Blaze) In my neighborhood in Japan, one dollar can buy 5 ounces of raw pasta, about 2 ounces of raw rice, a bottle of water, 1/4 cup of coffee, or a small candy bar.

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The Problem With Friendship Evangelism

Yesterday, I was waiting for a train at a distant train station when I found myself cornered by a stranger who wanted to talk. We got on the same train, so the conversation continued for about another hour until he … Continue reading

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Japanese Lawmaker Wails Like A Baby When Caught With Hand In the Cookie Jar (Video)

We saw this last night on the news, and were simply astonished. Ryutaro Nonomura is a local lawmaker in the Hyogo Prefectural Assembly (Hyogo encompasses Kobe and the surrounding vicinity).  In the past year, he has visited various hot springs … Continue reading

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The Walk Home From School

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Photo Of The Day: A Vending Machine Selling Eggs

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Seen In Japan: Carbonated Coffee

I needed some coffee and was in a hurry, so bought this without looking too closely at the label. Big mistake. As it turns out, it is carbonated coffee. No, that is not quite right. Actually, it is being advertised … Continue reading

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