“Sports is a language the Japanese understand,” concluded Charles after outreach events in Japan during the World Cup in 2002. Having served in Japan since 1999, Charles and Anne Marie Smoker refocused their ministry, leveraging Charles’ passion of combining evangelism and sports to reach the Japanese for Christ.
With decades of ministry experience in Japan, the Smokers join GLINTS with the express intention of continuing their thrust of using soccer ministry to draw Japanese to the joy of knowing Jesus Christ. Pray with them as they seek to raise a new generation of Christ-followers.
Charles and Anne Marie have three grown children- Zach, Ashley and Kyle.
You can make a difference in Japan by supporting the Smokers financially. You may send your donations by:
Pay to the order of GLINTS, write Smoker Global Ministry on the memo line and send to:
PO Box 962
Wheaton IL 60187
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