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Month: May, 2011

Eternity in the Japanese Heart

27 May, 2011 (23:34) | Uncategorized | By: Dan

This is the first of a new series of videos intended to encourage Japanese to learn about the Bible. The video shows Phoenix Hall at Byoudouin in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture. The idea is that people will search for information about famous locations like this, enjoy learning some history and culture, and then learn a […]

Ofunato Noodle Factory Video #10

20 May, 2011 (21:05) | Uncategorized | By: Dan

This video is from Ofunato City where we met two people searching for the owners of the noodle factory which had been washed away in the tsunami. We still don’t know if the family who owned the noodle factory made it to safety or not, but we pray that they did. Karen and I are […]

Drive through Kamaishi City Video #5

10 May, 2011 (22:43) | Uncategorized | By: Dan

This video was taken out the window of the van as we drove through Kamaishi City from the port area to downtown. Most of the buildings that you see in the video were flooded up to the second floor or higher, but the Kamaishi seawall did slow the tsunami wave down enough to prevent it […]

Kamaishi City Ship on the Dock Video #4

2 May, 2011 (18:41) | Uncategorized | By: Dan

This video shows the Asia Symphony, a large ship, sitting on top of the dock. From this side, it looks like it floated up there gently, but the other side of the ship is badly damaged with dents and a hole, so it really took a beating before it came to rest here. I don’t […]

Tsunami damage in Ofunato Video #3

1 May, 2011 (20:33) | Uncategorized | By: Dan

Photos, or even video, cannot really convey what it is like to be in the areas hit by the giant tsunami. Rikuzentakata is frightening because of the near complete devastation – there are only a few buildings left in the lower part of the city, 70% or 80% of the city is simply gone. The […]