Lutheran Brethren International Mission Japan (LBIM) was God’s idea from the beginning. The Church of...
Issue: Winter 2017
A transfer has landed this UK author in Japan with her husband, living a life she never imagined
Five challenges of being independent and how we were coping
Being a tentmaker opens up opportunities often not available to conventional missionaries
A long-time independent missionary shares the positives and negatives of his experience
The journey from wanting to pursue a career in architecture to becoming an independent missionary in Shikoku
Reflections on 25 years of experience as a tentmaker reveal some benefits and disadvantages compared with being a fully supported missionary
Tentmaking missionaries have many things to offer full-time missionaries-let's learn from and support one another
If God alone is good, does that mean we’re bad?
There is a strategic opportunity to share the gospel with people of many nations as many thousands of young people come to Japan to study
In a culture that values conformity over truth, we desperately need the boldness that God alone can give
By Timothy Keller with Kathy Keller (Viking: New York, New York, 2015, 372 pp.) Those...
Friendships can be time consuming and hard work but they repay the effort
Learn about Japanese culture without leaving your sofa
Scripture gives us many examples of this model of prayer
New hope for parents of children who have wandered from the faith
Avoid redundant words for stronger writing
There’s an alternative to mass emailing your prayer letter
It's essential to have a sustainable, long-term approach to language learning.
On July 5–6, 2016, the 17th Symposium Evangelism in Rural Areas—Self-Sustainability and Solidarity took place...
A special NHK program, Futari no Shokuzai Nihon to America—Nikushimi o Koete (The Atonement of...