Family Forum Japan, the Coles’ primary ministry, was formed in 1994 to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ through family issues, and to strengthen Japanese Christian families. FFJ is involved in seminars, radio broadcasting, publishing, and counseling. It currently has 3 missionary staff, and 2 full-time, and 5 part-time Japanese staff. The ministry rents office space in Yokohama. Tim and Katie Cole are with TEAM in Japan. The Coles have five children and three grandchildren.