Issue: Winter 2020
Seize the Day
God is opening new ways to use baseball and other sports to take the gospel to Japanese
Let’s commit to using sports to make disciples who can make disciples in Japan
Sometimes seizing the day seems just too hard, and that’s okay
What part can we play in helping Japan to seek spiritual renewal at this time when the world turns its eyes towards this nation?
God has opened up a unique opportunity to reach a group of people who are unlikely to go to church on Sundays
Christ’s example inspires us to reach out to disabled members of our communities
Meet two young Japanese siblings who love the Lord and snowboarding
The 2020 Olympics promise to bring the world to Tokyo, but the world is already here. This is good news for the church.
The Southern Baptists are partnering with others to leverage next year’s Olympics to generate gospel conversations and spur the local church on in reaching Japan
We have an amazing opportunity to meet it if we are willing to be “the nail that sticks up”
Sometimes God calls us to things we never imagined we could do
As we cheer on the Olympians, we may also find some useful strategies for engaging our enemy and celebrating our own victory in Jesus Christ.
Encouraging prayer for this nation for the next decade
Training and sending Japanese believers to make disciples among their existing relational networks has been producing encouraging results
Videos can enhance the age-old tradition of missionary newsletters
What is needed for these to happen in Japan?
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