God is calling us to minister to Japan’s elderly
Perhaps we need to adjust our mindsets?
No longer on the fringes
Seeing older adults as key to the evangelization of rural Japan
To continue to worship our whole lives
Can we create spaces so that everyone can worship, even if they have physical or other limitations?
An old lady “stole” a Bible
God took her from fierce opposition to Christianity, to leading her husband to the Lord
To a thousand generations
How can we encourage the older members of our churches to help pass on our faith to younger generations?
Walking alongside my elderly neighbor
After sharing earthly interests with my neighbor, I hope to share life in heaven
A challenge to the older generation
We need to repent of our failings to reach younger people in the past
Samurai Projects: training the next generation
An internship program helps Japanese churches train lay leaders and discover future pastors
Giving thanks for a Japanese pastor and his wife
Ministry to one elderly person
Budding friendship with one neighbor grew from timely encounters
Not just songs and sermons
Facilitating intergenerational relationships within a church
Reaching seniors through arts and crafts
Senior citizens are able to share more openly about their problems while doing something creative
Despite “no success,” true love rescued him
Recalling his university days escaping from the Unification Church, Kōji Ishikawa shares his thoughts on...
Support for Ukrainian refugees from Japanese churches
Following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Japanese government announced that they would be accepting...
The Oikos Project: Delivering tracts to every family in Nakano Ward
The Oikos Project was developed in 2019 by Every Home for Christ (EHC), in conjunction...
Lessons from the good soil
How waiting to enter Japan prepared me for ministry in a long-suffering society
Get the most out of your photos
Part two of a two-part series about photography and the handling of digital photos
Senior ministry by a senior
The language of love
Small groups build healthy churches
In church planting, behind-the-scenes ministry is foundational
Risk adversity and multicultural teams
How multicultural teams can make the most of the Japanese tendency to avoid risk
Care plans for elderly parents back home may help missionaries stay in the field longer
Book reviews for Spring 2023
Knowing Me, Knowing God: Six Theological Keys to Scripture Richard Brash (InterVarsity Press, 2021) 165...