Three years have passed since Japan’s March 2011, earthquake and ensuing tsunami. For many communities, these have been three long, dim years in temporary government housing while waiting for their homes to finally be rebuilt. For hundreds of survivors, these have been three years among strangers, because their friends and neighbors either perished in the earthquake and tsunami or are housed miles away. And for the oldest generation of victims, these have been three years of knowing, more and more each day that they will not live to see their lives return to normal.
These communities are physically stable and cared-for, but their minds, hearts and souls are starved and crippled. Texas Baptists Disaster Recovery has committed to walk alongside these survivors as they recover, not only physically, but emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Click here to read the story of our Fall 2013 trip to Japan.
We will be travelling to Japan on June 5-14, 2014, bringing a ministry of encouragement to these temporary housing communities, and seeking to be the hands, feet, heart and voice of Christ in this dark and desperate corner of the world. The cost of the trip will be approximately $2000, which includes airfare, meals, lodging and in-country transportation.
If you or your church is interested in contributing to the ongoing recovery of these communities, then contact Marla Bearden email@example.com or 214-537-7358. Click the “GIVE” button below to donate, and the “GO” button to register for the June 5-14 trip.