Issue: Spring 2021
Caring in the New Normal
Being real with God through lament can help us through challenging times
Remembering our primary calling
What if COVID-19 didn’t catch God by surprise? No pandemic can ever restrict what God has primarily called you to accomplish.
Strange and beautiful
Separated by the COVID-19 pandemic, Bethany and her team had to learn to wait on the Lord in a new way
Spiritual supplies for the new normal
Ideas to help us live without fear in difficult times
Caring for others through listening
Listening well is a wonderful way to care for others
Japanese vocabulary for the pandemic
Words and phrases that are usually the domain of epidemiologists have been commonly used during the pandemic. Here’s a selection of them along with their English translations.
We’re not alone
How can we be light and salt in this pandemic?
Hearing the hearts of missionaries
Taking the time to process experiences is important
Resources for trying times
A compilation of helpful resources for coping with the difficulties caused by the pandemic
Conquering learning disabilities with God’s kingdom perspective
Five ways to encourage parents with hope
Japanese worldview: multiple-minded spirituality
A willingness to embrace aspects of multiple religions has profoundly influenced the adoption and practice of Christianity in Japan
Language-learning wisdom from TED Talks
To speak Japanese better, focus on getting your message across and find fun ways to study
The praxis of prayer
“The first thing to do in prayer is to realize the presence of God. You...
Shepherding is a useful metaphor when considering member care
Care for your neighbor
Confronting the insidious effects of pandemic as a community of love
Use scenes to make your writing more vivid
Opening the Bible Channel BRIDGE to the public
In order to set up a platform for Japanese churches, the Pacific Broadcasting Association (PBA,...
Japanese video for “The Blessing” released
In 2020, a song called “The Blessing” swept the world. The lyrics of the song...