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 …