Tetsuya Dedachi

Conference Speaker Tetsuya Dedachi 出立哲也 Bio: Tetsuya was born in Maizuru City, Kyoto Prefecture, in 1972. As a senior in high school, he read Ayako Miura’s book, Shiokari Pass, and began seeking God. During his first year of university, he was led to church and was baptized. After having worked as a company employee, he … Read more

Mitch Yokoi

Conference Speaker Mitch Yokoi ヨコイ ミチツグ Bio: I was born in Tokyo, and grew up in a pastor’s household in Portland, Oregon. I graduated from seminary in 2004 and served as an associate pastor while working full-time with international students in the business/education world. I then spent 9 years living in Japan as a returnee … Read more

John Houlette

Pre-Conference speaker John Houlette ヒューレット ジョン Bio: I came to faith in Christ while attending a Japanese university, and later sensed God’s call to full-time ministry while serving there as a short-term missionary. I studied at Sophia University, received my BA from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, and an MA in Missiology from Fuller seminary. Later … Read more