Max (sitting by the window), Glory, and John. A warm welcome to the quarantined Class of 2024! They seem comfortable in the ZION Dorm.
It's already October, but let's meet the new ACTS-ES students who entered this year and see what they have to say about themselves! Hey My name is Ruramayi Kagoma from Harare, Zimbabwe. I love singing and worshipping God. I am a sports fanatic especially towards Volleyball and adventurous too. Most of all l love children … Continue reading Welcome, Class of 2023! (and a transfer student?!)
Our class of 2025 come from Kenya, India, Indonesia USA and Zimbabwe. They have not yet arrived at TCU’s campus as Japan has not opened its borders to newcomers due to the pandemic situation (as of September 2021). Nevertheless we are enjoying their company via Zoom; we are apart physically but together in other ways. … Continue reading Apart-Together
This year's summer was kicked off by the annual Summer Commencement. TCU celebrated a milestone for the class of 2021. Ray Katsumi in his Valedictorian speech summarized the experiences in TCU as follows: “What I have learnt during these four years in TCU is a lot. I have studied theology, biblical exegesis, missiology, and many … Continue reading 2017- 2021 in a Paragraph￼
Spring semester is going by very fast. So fast that by the third week we were ready for a break. Thank goodness for the timely Golden Week, these clusters of Japanese national holidays did live up to the name. We were due for a break. Immediately after the break, because of FOMO (Fear of Missing … Continue reading A holiday during the semester: Golden Week Reflections
Spring ようこそ! We are back on the TCU campus after adapting to online school in the last school year. Looking back, dreams came true for most of us. We joined class in pyjamas after rolling out of bed at least ten minutes before class started--nothing will ever beat that! Online school as the new normal … Continue reading We are back!
The ACT-ES program is privileged to be international. Having students from all corners of the world, this season has allowed us to visit different homes and experience life from hardships leading most importantly to growth. We are not promised that anything will be easy, but it will be alright. As for now, let us journey … Continue reading Weather it out
Everyone loves to plan and to be in control. There is an extra confidence booster that comes with seeing our plans come to fruition. Apparently, 2020 had other plans for us. Do you not agree? Time to be alone, time to reconnect with family and friends, time to take a break from school (wink wink), … Continue reading Plans interrupted
Class of 2020, a round of applause! You have fought a good fight. Your time at TCU has come to an end but the journey at TCU begins now as it is time to live the practical side that you have learned. The world awaits to share your experiences gained in the last four years, … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020
Social distancing has become a survival skill and as much as TCU prides in living like a family, the family has had to adhere to distancing. 2020 came in like a wrecking ball, had people withdrawing from daily routines and seeking comfort in distance. Are we still able to sit down and chat or we … Continue reading Keeping up with the ‘Rona’
Once a year, we at Tokyo Christian University put on our own 文化祭 - a cultural festival called Zion Festival! This festival draws in and attracts guests from all parts of Japan, and it is a great opportunity to interact with and open our community to both Christians and non-Christians alike. We hold this festival … Continue reading 2019 Zion Festival