Robert & Roberta Adair

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Stories from Robert & Roberta Adair

IMG_1309In May, R and I went to A2′s week-long retreat in beautiful Karuizawa.  This year’s theme was releasing prayer and listening to the rhema (or revealed word) of God.

Both to practice and to be ministered to ourselves, we had little “prayer exercise” times with members of an...

December 23rd was a long day. It started before 9am at full force and continued at that intensity until 9pm. Between kids choir and Gospel choir rehearsals, I trotted down the hill to a grocery store to get a bento (a pre made lunch box – kind of Japanese fast food). I trotted back up the...

(warning in advance: this post has next to nothing to do with Christmas.)

I just looked up the word “workaholic” on urbandictionary.com.  The 3rd definition listed was this:

A person who is addicted to working, to the point where their life consists only of work and sleep. They have very

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A few weeks ago, a Japanese Christian singer came to volunteer at some temporary housing facilities.  She sang a couple of songs at church and, in between songs, she shared an image of how she views the role of the church and of Christians in Japan.  She shared that we are standing along a river t...

It seems like almost every time I ride the bullet train I am convicted and challenged by the scope of the spiritual need in Japan.  Right now I am on the way to our anual JCGI (Japan Church Growth Institute) confrence south of Tokyo.  JCGI is the Japanese led arm of A2 (Asian Access) here in Japan....

I started writing this post over a year ago.  Rather than go with the “top 10 reasons” that I had started, I’ll simply write about one reason (of many) that I can think of regarding why Roberta in Japan is a bit of a shocker.  What is it?  Bonsai trees.

why I don’t make sense in Japan

Bonsai is a Japanese art form that a lot of...

Father God.  Abba Father.  Touchan or Papachan (sweet Pops – my translation).  I’ve sure been thinking about God as Father a lot over the last 3 days.

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I’ll back up a little.  When my dad passed, I was 12 years old.  The way I saw Father God was very tied into how I saw my earthly dad.  My dad l...

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