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eNews McBades In Japan

  September 1, 2005
  God is on the move! - (And so are we)

Glory to God: Jude 2:24-25

Now to Him who is able to keep you from stumbling, and to present you faultless before the presence of His glory with exceeding joy, to God our Savior, who alone is wise, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and forever. Amen.



Almost "out the door!"

It’s almost time for us to depart for Japan. Our flight leaves on the 15 th of September. The tickets are purchased, passports are ready, visas, clothes, a few boxes of personal items and our hearts are prepared for the journey.

Even though we have been praying and preparing for the last 20 years to head out into the mission field abroad, it seems like the majority of the preparation is all happening at once – in a matter of a few short days. But we know it only seems that way. God has had this in mind from before we were born.

It is with mixed emotions that we make the final preparations, because we love the body here deeply. We are so longing to see evangelism and discipleship thrive in a little suburb of Tokyo and then blossom and spread across the entire Nation of Japan. We have the very real sense that this work of God begins with our hearts and reaches out to a people being prepared by His Holy Spirit to know Him personally.


Praise Reports:

  • God has continued to guide and provide as we have stepped out in Faith.
  • We received a wonderful, warm welcome while visiting Calvary Chapel Thousand Oaks. We are so appreciative of their prayers and support.
  • We are thankful for the many friends who have shared their love for us in so many tangible ways through assisting in moving, sharing their homes for meetings and assisting us in coordinating this monumental process.
  • We praise God for all those who have made commitments of monthly support and gifts. We know God will continue to bless you as you, like we, step out in Faith.


Prayer Requests:

  • For God’s blessing as we visit Evangel Christian Fellowship in Riverside this weekend.
  • For God to bring buyers as we sell two vehicles, assorted furniture, and musical gear to help support the mission to Japan.
  • We are stepping out in Faith for the final portion of our monthly support. Pray that God’s people will not miss out on the blessing of being a “sender” for the mission field.
  • For continued health as we work very hard in the final preparations.



When: Saturday Sept 3rd - Starts at 9:00am
Where: The Krebs' Home - 663 Arundel, Just off Cathederal Oaks between Fairview and Patterson

Things that we need to sell before leaving:

  • 97 Honda Civic: Manual trans, locks and windows 71000 mi. Excellent cond!
  • 95 Mercury (Nissian) van. 6 cyl. Full auto, A/C, 189,000 mi no oil leaks Runs great
  • Very nice fine oak futon
  • Oak Entertainment center
  • Oak Queen size bed
  • Two small wooden office desks
  • 65 gal acrylic fish aquarium complete with rock bed, habitat rocks ready for new inhabitants
  • Oak dining table with leaves
  • Formica dining table with leaf
  • Cherry wood dining chairs
  • Two wood dressers
  • Guitar player? Mesa Boogie rack with Tri-Axis, 50-50, IntiliFlex, Korg DT-1 Tuner, Ground Control Midi, ATA flight grade rack, Mesa Boogie 12” speaker w/ Celestion, Seymore Duncan 12” w/EV all wired with professional interlinks and power – “Plug ‘n Play”
  • Silver flute with case


RSVP Support Dinner! - Awesome food "Calorie Chapel" Style!

Reserve your seat: (805) 963-8451 (805) 570-9411
When: Saturday Sept 10th - Starts at 6:30pm
Where: Tom and Valerie Doty's Home - 2822 Pesta Del Sol (Off Alamar - in Santa Barbara)

God Bless You As You Send The Gospel To Japan!

Email Address: japan@mcbade-wp
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PO Box 4070
Santa Barbara, CA 93140-4070

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