- Paul & Dorothy, AFM, AFM, give thanks for new workers being called to come, testing the Jesus film script, business to thrive, for more supporters, health, strength, protection for all.
- G & A (O), outreach to young Chinese professionals in his high stress workplace, good community for the whole family, friends for their boys.
- Ralph & Miho Clatworthy, OMF, Chapel of the Adoration staff, search for senior pastor, 2019 Rugby World Cup, 2020 Olympics outreach plans, new sports ministry manual to help many churches reach out to the 70% of Japanese involved in sports, his healing from 12/26 hernia surgery.
- Seita & Emma Sakaguchi, (O) pastoring at Grace Harbor Church thru March, the kids & Emma as they learn Japanese, their lives to honor the Lord.
- Dana & Karen (O), arriving January, training church planters for cross-cultural discipleship as ten of thousands in a major ethnic group are coming to Christ, many small group discovery Bible studies, housing, her adjustment to a new culture, learning language.
- The Rev. Matt & Sora Colvin, SAMS/REC, visa, family’s adjustment, learning language, pastoring a new English-language congregation, ministry at the Anglican seminary, she trains midwives.
- The Rev. Bill & Diane Jerdan, REC Bd. of Foreign Missions, visiting the Colvins in early January.