The Harrington Family


Chris and Leanne are church planting missionaries with SEND International in Shichigahama, Japan.

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  • Chris & Leanne November 2022 Prayer Requests

    Please pray for the beginning of a new English conversation group. It is our hope to use casual conversation to build bridges of relationship with the people in our area. In the hopes that we will have gospel opportunities with them over the coming months and years. This group isn’t religious in nature. It is purely a way to get into the lives of the people in our area. But through becoming friends the Lord will open moments for us to share who we are in Christ and to be able to speak truth into the lives of those God brings to the group. So please pray the Lord will bring whom he desires. And that their hearts will be open to the love of Christ.

    Also, be in pray for the many chances we will have to share about American Thanksgiving. Through these times together we are able to encourage people to think about the blessings they have in life. And how those blessings come from our Father in Heaven. We as Christians have so much to be thankful for. May the Lord use the celebrations of this time of year for his glory. May those who come to our Thanksgiving gatherings see more fully how the Lord has blessed them. And how there is a free blessing through Christ which they may accept.


    Thank you,

    Chris & Leanne Harrington


  • Chris & Leanne October 2022 Prayer Requests

    As the leaves begin to change we continue to pray the Lord will change the hearts of the Japanese people. We have a praise we would like you to share in.

    God brought about an opportunity with one of the English conversation group participants. She hadn’t been coming to the group in a while. But out of the blue, she asked if we would be willing to tell her about Christianity. She was needing to do a presentation in her high school class about a different religion. God put it on her heart to ask us about Christianity. Before we had a chance to meet we invited her to come to our church plants worship service. She was willing to come. It was her first time experiencing the worship of God. And one of our missionary teammates was to share her testimony that day. So the gospel was clearly shared. Afterwards we met and were able to answer her questions. We thank and praise God for this opportunity. Many seeds were planted in her life, but also spread over her classmates and teacher as well. PRAISE GOD!

    May the Lord use this sharing of Christ’s love on the cross in the lives of her and her class for God’s glory.

    Chris & Leanne

  • Chris & Leanne August 2022 Prayer Requests

    *Please be in prayer for the summer camps our church is a part of this year. Our three oldest kids will be attending with some of their non-Christian friends. Please pray for these camps, because it allows time for deepening of relationships and a chance to hear the gospel clearly preached. Being able to step away from normal everyday life, allows for many barriers to be removed to hear and dwell on God’s Word.


    *The Lord has been working on the hearts of some of our close friends. May the Lord continue to open their hearts to the gospel.


    *Two ladies have begun a Bible study with our church planting pastor. Some of you may remember them, since they came to Cleveland to stay with us for a week during our time in America. A couple of Parkside families poured love into them while they were in Cleveland. And now they are seeking the Lord in a Bible study. They are not yet believing in the promise, but we seek the Lord for his moving in their lives.


The Harrington Family

Chris & Leanne

Chris and Leanne are church planting missionaries with SEND International in Shichigahama, Japan.