Jan and I grew up in two different towns about eight miles apart in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. We know a lot about suffering and perseverance, as we have been sports fans of the Cleveland Indians and Cleveland Browns since childhood. We met at The Ohio State University in 1971 and thoroughly enjoyed attending football games of […]
サンタバーバラにお住まいの方々、これから短期、長期で滞在される方々、ベサニー教会で皆さんにお会いできるのを楽しみにしています！ 私たちの教会は、幼い子どもからお年寄りまで様々な年齢層の方々が集う、温かい家族のような教会です。日本語や日本語での生活情報、日本人コミュニティーが必要な方、又、日本語で礼拝や交わりを持ちたい方、皆さんのお越しをお待ちしています。 Because of the sensitive ministries Mariko is involved in, we have not posted a photo or identifying information about her. We welcome all to come and meet her to get to know her better. You will be blessed.
I was born in Los Angeles and raised in Alhambra. My parents, Bill and Lisa, took me to Sunday School from a young age. I first confessed Jesus as my Lord and Savior at the age of six. However, there were many things about church that I did not understand. When I was a child, I naturally […]