Andy has been serving full-time in international student ministry in the Los Angeles area for the past 15 years with International Students, Inc. He supervises 19 team leaders as Southern California Area Director and focuses personally on serving international scholars at Caltech in Pasadena. Andy has a B.S. in Mathematics from UCLA and an M.A. in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently working on a PhD at William Carey International University in Pasadena. He and his wife have four daughters (21, 19, 17, and 16) and one son (13).
Fruitful Friendships with Japanese –Authentic relationships with/among Japanese can lead to softened hearts and deep, transparent friendships. These friendships open the door to the experiencing of the Gospel and its power in both words and action. As lives are transformed and discipleship begins, the desire to serve others in the name of Jesus develops. Practical steps for developing fruitful ministry based on friendship will be discussed.