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Care Package to Japan

Care Package to Japan

By Evangeline Hsiao
Welcome to the podcast Care Package to Japan, where we showcase God's love for Japan through people. I'm your host, Evangeline, and I will be bringing various guests from all over the world to display God's deep love for the beautiful nation of Japan through stories of people. Let's continue to pray for Japan and praise God for Japan :)

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S1E12: Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami with Evangeline Hsiao
Today, Evangeline - your host :) - will be sharing a little more about her and how God initially deposited the seed of love for Japan in her heart.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan! If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com, and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
17:52
January 16, 2022
S1E11: Raising Up Leaders who are Abiding in Christ with Joe Handley
Today, we will be talking with our special guest, Joe Handley. Joe is the president of Asian Access and has a huge heart for missions in Japan and beyond. He is passionate about raising missional leaders that abide deeply in Christ because it is from abiding in Christ where Jesus gives us our identity! The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan! If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com, and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
01:03:21
January 09, 2022
S1E10: Learning God's Voice, Obeying God, Rest and Feeding One's Soul with Steve Niksarian
In this episode, Steve talked about his journey from being a middle school teacher to becoming a pastor in the Sendai region of Japan. Steve shares his experience of learning to obey God and God's grace in guiding Steve as he takes steps towards ministry in Japan. In Japan's work culture, Steve advocates the importance of rest, play, and soul-feeding activities to avoid burnout. His hope and prayer are for more young leaders to be in Japan.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan! If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com, and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
50:59
January 03, 2022
S1E9: Finding Truth and Meaning in Jesus, and Being the Hope in the World with Shogo Honda
Our guest today is Shogo Honda. He has an extraordinary story about his journey of putting his faith in Christ during his graduate school days at Rochester University. Today, Shogo talked about becoming a follower of Jesus and spreading His love to all those around him. It is Shogo's dream to become a professor and tell college students about the love and hope in Jesus.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan! If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com, and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
01:03:20
December 27, 2021
S1E8: Journeying through Loneliness, Living in Japan, and Experiencing Japan’s Food and Culture with Stephanie Mikamo
Today, our guest is the creative Stephanie Mikamo from Torrance, California. She is my good friend and a dear sister to me. Steph lived in Tokyo for about five years.  I had the privilege of seeing her progress before, during, and after her time in Japan. In this episode, Steph shared with us her time in Japan, reckoning with loneliness, experiencing the food and beauty of Japan, and loving the Japanese with the lens of Jesus. The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan! If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com, and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
42:33
December 20, 2021
S1E7: Intercession, the Nations, and Stepping Out in Faith with Sharon Denise
Today, our guest is the fantastic Sharon Denise. She is a good friend, an intercessor, a retired school teacher, and a true worshipper. Sharon currently lives in Harbor City, California, where she faithfully attends a house church in the South Bay. Back in 1998, Sharon had the experience of doing missions in Japan, where she subsequently went to Japan 3 times. Today, Sharon shared her experience in Japan with us, praying for the nations and intercession by hearing His heart.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
45:06
December 12, 2021
S1E6: College Campus Ministry in Japan, Embracing Differences in Japan, and Meeting People Where They are At with Conor Edwards
Our guest today is Connor Edwards. Connor has been working with the campus ministry Cru since he graduated college. Taking the road less traveled, Connor decided to forgo his degree in engineering and follow God's calling to do full-time ministry. Following God's leading, Connor went to Japan after graduating to do full-time campus ministry. During this episode, he shared his experience while serving in Japan and learnings from his time there. The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
40:12
December 05, 2021
S1E5: Sports, Akagi Bible Camp and the Beautiful Mountains of Japan with Hydi Peterson
In this episode, I am here with my good friend, Hydi Peterson, serving in Japan for almost three decades! Hydi is a lover of Jesus and a third-generation missionary in Japan. Currently, Hydi and her husband Jim are Evangelical Covenant Missionaries in the countryside of Japan. They live in this beautiful mountain called Mt. Akagi where they run the Akagi Bible Camp and host various ministries throughout the year. Hydi is a lover of all things mountain, outdoors, and sports - and she uses her God-given talents to do ministry in all aspects of life and fully embraces her unique identity as who God created her to be. The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
48:28
November 29, 2021
S1E4: God's heart to place the marginalized within loving communities with Hannah Porter
In this episode, I am here with my good friend, Hannah. Hannah is from Texas and followed God’s calling amidst the pandemic to move to Japan. She is currently a pre-school teacher in Kanazawa. Hannah has a huge heart for equipping families with autistic children on how to navigate the complexities of daily life while caring for a child with unique needs. During our time together, we talked about the importance of fighting against isolation and being in a community where one is known and loved. Hannah also shared her heart for the marginalized both within the US as well as Japan.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
46:48
November 21, 2021
S1E3: Adventuring, growing, and being on Missions for Jesus with Bryan and Renee Gibbs
For this episode, I am here with Bryan and Renee Gibbs - the world missions director at the Navigators. The Gibbs are passionate about making disciples of all nations. They served in Japan for 22 years where they experienced the joy and challenges of being missionaries and sharing the gospel with the beautiful people in Japan. In this episode, they share their experience of being missionaries in Japan, the history of Christianity in Japan, and God's love for Japan The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
37:12
November 10, 2021
S1E2: Journey to Japan with Revy
For this episode, I am here with someone very special - my sister Revy. Revy talks about her journey to Japan - from the birth of God's passion for Japan in her to now getting ready to move to Tokyo. In this episode, we get a glimpse of God's love for Japan through Revy.  The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
28:37
November 02, 2021
S1E1: Leaving the comfort of the states and Jesus's Upside Down Way to Leadership with Mark Morinishi
In this very first episode, I am here with my good friend, Mark Morinishi. He talks about his journey of being the project manager at a SoCal firm, surrendering control to God, obeying His leading to go to Japan, learning to serve in big and small ways, and his experiences in Japan that made Mark the leader that he is today as the online pastor at Menlo Church. The purpose of this podcast is to showcase how much God loves Japan through different stories of people. It is like God sending a care package to the ones He loves in Japan!  If you would like to share your experience with us, please email carepackagetojapan@gmail.com and we would love to have you on the podcast as well! Let's all continue to pray and praise God for the beautiful country of Japan. #prayforjapan
37:39
October 30, 2021