This is Part Eight of a blog series. This post is a stand-alone announcement of our future plans, but if you like, you can click here to start reading at the beginning: Part One."Whenever the cloud lifted from above the Tent, the Israelites set out; wherever the cloud settled, the Israelites encamped. At the Lord's command the Israelites set out, and at his command they encamped... When the cloud remained over the tabernacle a long time, the Israelites obeyed the Lord's order and did not set out. Sometimes the cloud was over the tabernacle only a few days; at the Lord's command they would encamp, and then at his command they would set out....They obeyed the Lord's order." Numbers 9:15-23
Just yesterday, the Lord spoke to us so powerfully through the above passage. Dear friends, we believe that the "cloud" over Brazil is moving, and we are preparing to obey His command to move as well. We believe that the Lord has been moving circumstances and moving us along in them to come to the time of fulfilling a long-time promise of God over our lives... to return to Japan! This may come as a shock to some of you, but it has been a major focus of prayer since about the time of Annaliese's birth over a year ago.