Thanksgiving November 2020



THANKFUL for precious “goodbye for a little while” meetings with all our church, class members and neighborhood friends. THANKFUL for these dear friends.

THANKFUL to participate in two baptism services at Iriso Christ Church before leaving Japan.

THANKFUL for missionaries Rusty and Brenda Carney and family preaching, teaching, and carrying on the ministries at KCC.

THANKFUL for safe travel back to the States in mid-September and a comfortable place to quarantine (a relative's condo) the first two weeks.

THANKFUL for four days with our daughter Tracey, son-in-law Jeremy and our three grandchildren before leaving Seattle for the Midwest.

THANKFUL for the MO Mission Board and The Mosaic Church in Rolla, MO, for preparing an apartment close to Judy’s dad for our use during the coming months.

THANKFUL for recent opportunities to speak in the Waynesville, Cuba, Fellowship Park Hills, Leadington, Trinity, West County Community Fellowship, and St. Francis Association, and for opportunities to volunteer in the community.

THANKFUL for our new grandson, Shion, born in Osaka, Japan, to our son Benjamin and daughter-in-law Ayumi on November 24th, and thankful for a safe delivery and good health for Ayumi and Shion.

THANKFUL for YOU! You have supported us and prayed for us and for our ministries since 1982! We could not be there to witness to the lost without your partnership!

THANKFUL for a new way to support sharing the gospel!

IM is transitioning to a NEW GIVING PLATFORM and it is now LIVE!! Our sending organization, IM, has heard from several people who have had trouble with setup or continuation of recurring payments through the website. In an effort to make your consistent online giving easier, faster, and more secure, IM is transitioning to a new online giving platform called Pushpay.


If you have previously set up recurring donations by credit/debit card through the mission website (, you will be receiving email correspondence from PUSHPAY with a simple two-step process to set up your new giving account:

  1. Setting up a new recurring gift using Pushpay
  2. Cancel previously scheduled gifts on

This NEW giving platform is LIVE on the IM website - making giving faster and easier!

Setting up your new account with Pushpay is a simple process:

  1. Go to to select where you'd like to give and enter your gift
amount on Pushpay. (Under “Fund” our names should be listed.)
  1. Verify using your phone number and enter the texted security code to confirm.
  2. Fill in your personal information to set up your account.
  3. Enter payment information.
  4. Receive and confirm your emailed receipt.
  5. QR below.

If you have any questions, please call the IM office (877)-767-7736 or email Rob Conley at We are so blessed that you have made the commitment to give to IM and you have made a commitment to partner with us in taking the Gospel to the people of Japan.

NOTE: If you have been giving through Bank draft or check, you do not need to make any changes.

We would love to visit your church sometime between now and before the end of June. Contact by email: or by phone or text: 405-759-0396; Judy can also be reached on Messenger.

In Japan to share the Word,

Dr. and Mrs. Ken Bailey

And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in the whole world as a testimony to  all nations, and then the end will come. Matthew 24:14