So, my apologies on the going MIA.  There have been new developments in the Alvarado world.  They happen to be good, but have caused a bit of a distraction. The missions conference, as you know, was wonderful.  We heard wonderful stories of things God is doing around the world.  It was very encouraging knowing that… Continue reading MIA

What You Need to Know about Japan

So, obviously, this list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather a collection of observations, facts and things YOU need to know about Japan. 1. Japan is AWESOME.  Japanese are great people– hard working, very polite, very intuitive, very helpful and respectful.  When you visit Japan, the people will often try to speak your language to… Continue reading What You Need to Know about Japan