From the President

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つぶ す/ tsubusu / = v., to crush

This Christmas season I’m so grateful for the new family the Lord has given to Silk and me. The Lord has blessed us with a new assignment - "Asian Access" and we totally love our new family! We love the people, the partners, and the generous friends of the ministry and we feel completely blessed to be a part of the movement that is occurring across Asia for Christ...

Here's my latest videolog from my Japan trip where I attended the national pastors' gathering in Shizuoka.


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Ellen Hale, Asian Access receptionist since 1983

Almost every time I walk into our Glendora office, I’m quickly greeted by this wonderful phrase. No matter how often I make it up there, Ellen Hale greets me in the sweetest possible way. It’s as if I’m the surprise of her life every time I show up and the sense of joy she embodies is immense ...


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A Brief Report from the Fall Conference for Asian Access Church Planters


Silk and I just returned from the Fall Conference and thoroughly enjoyed our time with our church multiplication teams! What a creative group we have who are sold out to the cause of Christ across Japan! We had so much fun together – it was ...




Doug Birdsall and me“And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.”
|— 2 Timothy 2:2 (NIV)

This verse has captured my attention for many years as I see it for my life’s call... Raising up a new generation of leaders to influence the world for Christ...


Last week I attended a gathering of North American pastors who were trying to discern the American Church’s Role in World Evangelism today. We listened to Global Leaders from the Majority World and responded through dialog and discussion. All of this was a part of preparing ourselves for the next Lausanne meeting in Cape Town 2010.




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Joe Handley | My bio

Ever since joining Asian Access as president in 2008, I've been having the time of my life. In this blog, I hope to share some stories that will encourage you to engage with this ministry. At Asian Access, we change the few, who change the many.

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