Being in Japan this past summer was a chance to dream again for God’s Kingdom. It was extremely invigorating spiritually to be around so many people laying down their lives to spread the Gospel in Japan. I learned how powerfully music speaks to the Japanese. One day this past summer a group of interns went to visit some neighbors to continue developing our growing relationship with them. They had previously asked that I come to play the violin for them … Read More
Liberty Music Program（LMP) began in 2013 initially as a Community Arts Tokyo Program and since then has been taken on by Ishinomaki Christian Center. The goal of the program is that through music children would dare to dream. Our hope is that the children will know that they are deeply loved, and be encouraged and healed through music. The program offers music lessons and classes, professional workshops, and events such as a gospel music festival.
LMP has been invited to various schools and community venues to host Gospel Workshops. This can include a dance lesson, a classical music concert, and a lesson on singing Black Gospel music. It has been a joy to see how Black Gospel music really brings joy to the students and teachers alike. We are always presented with the opportunity to glorify the Lord by explaining the meaning behind the music throughout the workshop.