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Our Pastor

Hello, my name is Michael Riffel and I have the privilege of being the pastor here at Faith Baptist Church. The Lord called me to be a missionary at the age of 14 and I prepared for God's work by attending Pensacola Christian College.  After being commissioned for missionary service, raising support, and being ordained to the ministry, my wife April, daughter Abigail and I came to Japan in 2012. At that time I served as the Assistant Pastor here for 5 years under the leadership of Pastor Richard Rich, my father in law. After Pastor Rich's sudden home going to glory in 2017, I was voted as pastor. I am not perfect but desire to be a blessing and preach and teach God's Word faithfully with compassion. I desire to help you so please let me know if I can be a help to you in any way.


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Pastor Riffel
And Family
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