For the most recent updates from John & Elaine regarding efforts in Japan, visit their personal website: www.GospelRest.com
John and Elaine Mehn have served as Converge Worldwide (BGC) missionaries in Japan since 1985. Their primary ministry of cross-cultural church planting, direct evangelism and outreach, mobilization and equipping for church planting, leadership development, and spiritual renewal mentoring. John is the director of the JEMA Church Planting Institute. After the triple disaster 2011, John was the Director of Disaster Response for the Converge Japan Team. They are both trainers, authors, and speakers. Their next Home Assignment is in 2020, but they do visit family in Northern Illinois (Rockford) in the summer where their two children and two grandchildren live and often then visit churches.