Reutter’s Life in Japan

We’re the Reutters — pronounced writers — an American family of six, pastors at Paz Church, YouTubers, media producers and big fans of Nintendo. Most importantly, we’re followers of Jesus. We love life and think you should too.

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A Breath of Fresh Air

Everything we do is a product of love and care that you’re sure to feel. We are constantly adding new content that is useful and entertaining at the same time, like these posts below or many others like them on our latest posts page.

  • An Unusual Start to 2024
    Normally we would be wishing you a very happy new year at this moment, and in fact we do wish you a happy new year, but for many here in Japan New Year’s Day was anything but happy. A huge earthquake struck near the Western coast of Japan (several hours… Read more: An Unusual Start to 2024
  • Unique Japanese School Supplies
    Japanese school supplies are as unique as the school system itself. I must say that one of the strengths of a Japanese education is the focus on practical things that you use in everyday life, not just all the concepts that educators want you to know. You can see this… Read more: Unique Japanese School Supplies
  • Life-Defining Moments
    We all have these moments — they can be positive or negative events. They can happen to us when we are young or grown, but they are the moments that end up defining who we are and what we’re about. I’ve had a number of these moments throughout my life,… Read more: Life-Defining Moments

A Family for You

Not everyone is part of a good family, but everyone should have that chance. We invite you to visit our church family, Paz Church, and see what we mean when we say “We’re a family for you.” And whether you live close or far, we have a way for you to participate. If you’ve never been a part of a good church, then you owe it to yourself to discover what you’ve been missing.

Enjoy Life Anew

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