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Last Edited: 26 November 2019


Roberta Peabody

My Story:

Born in Massachusetts, youngest of four children. Put my faith in Christ at age 15, and hoped to be a social worker, after college came to Japan for just a summer mission, and God redirected me to be a missionary in Japan.


Just me!

Ministry Focus:

Serving with TEAM Japan since 1991. For many years in Christian publishing and church work, but since 2011 in Returnee & Diaspora Ministry.

The People:

Japanese often go overseas and are 70% more likely to embrace the Christian faith, while away from their home country! Coming back they face the hurdles of a non-Christian culture and their own identity. Careful strategic follow-up is needed for them to be salt & light in their home country.

Primary Prayer Request:

Please pray how to minister in a ministry that is largely grassroots– that I can know how best to connect and follow-up returnees.