Masa became a Christian while studying math and speech communication at Southeast Missouri Sate University. He was baptized May 25, 1985. Mari became a Christian while studying English at Northeastern Christian College and was baptized February 10, 1988.
They met while attending the Ochanomizu church of Christ in Tokyo and were married October 19, 1991. Ken was born in 1995 while they were still in Memphis, Tennessee. Riki was born in 1997 after they returned to Japan.
The Nonogakis are working to establish a Japanese congregation at Yokota, a suburb of Tokyo. They are using the facilities of the Yokota Air Force military congregation. They began this work in 1999. Additionally, Masa teaches in the Japan School of Evangelism.
They also maintain a Japanese web site (Bible Room) for those interested in studying about Christianity. This is a good site to point your Japanese friends to for information in Japanese on the Bible and Christianity. Masa has also completed introductory studies for those desiring to become Christians and those who are new Christians.
Masa and Mari Nonogaki
Postal Code: 205-0013
Hamura, Tokyo JAPAN
Introduction to Christianity (in Japanese)
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