Blog Archive

The Sound of Cloth 

Roger W. LowtherTokyo, Japan

June 1, 2019

Over the years, Kei Yamagami has become a leader both inside and outside the church, telling the gospel through fashion design.

Priests & Artists 

Roger W. LowtherTokyo, Japan

June 1, 2019

According to Updike's famous maxim, what can be further removed from each other than "priest" and "artist"? Wait a minute! Isn't that exactly what we are? We are living paradoxes!

Who Is A Missionary? 

Tom MillsAtlanta, Georgia

February 14, 2019

When you think about a missionary, serving God, what do you picture? Is it a seminary grad sailing to a foreign land or a pastor in a remote mountain village preaching the gospel to an unreached tribe?

New Year’s Greeting 

Roger W. LowtherTokyo, Japan

February 1, 2019

Last month, I walked through the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo to see "Catastrophe and the Power of Art," where I found the above words by Masako Takahashi. She launched ARTS for HOPE nine days after the trifold earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear disasters in 2011 ...

Turkey and the Kingdom of Heaven 

Roger W. LowtherTokyo, Japan

November 22, 2018

Since I was little, I have always loved the smell of turkey cooking in the oven on Thanksgiving. At breakfast, I would ask my mom, “Can I have some turkey?” She would answer, “It’s not ready yet.” I would ask again at lunch time, “Can I have some turkey now?” Again she would respond, “It’s still not ready.” The smell of the turkey made me long for the turkey …