Category: Feature Article
Pertaining to the theme of the magazine issue.
Vulnerability and humility are an underrated way to do evangelism
The Old Testament contains powerful imagery for communicating the gospel in a shame culture
“They could not bear the shame of letting down the ancestors by discontinuing their Buddhist memorial services”
Learning to live out kingdom values in Japan
Seeing mankind’s condition in light of Japan’s shame culture is a bridge for communicating the gospel
But Jesus’s feet are not! How Jesus cleanses our guilt and shame
Honor and shame in Kitamori’s Theology of the Pain of God
Our cultural context influences how we minister, but our eyes should remain fixed on Christ
Three missionaries from Germany learned together about shame and how to preach about it
Just like the gospel, vision needs to be passed on. But not just any vision—God’s vision!
Preparing future missionaries to thrive long-term in Japan through hands-on learning and exposure
How can we reach Japan’s remaining unengaged, unchurched areas? Let’s rethink mobilization, priorities, and collaboration between agencies to reach Japan’s last spiritual frontier.
Raising up young people for mission
Can simple church and disciple making movement concepts that have been successful in many other countries take root in Japan?
Are you looking for some practical handles to begin mobilizing workers for evangelism and discipleship in Japan?
Who should step up to the mic in Japan?
Through a rich prayer life, the Spirit can mobilize us into evangelism
It’s also a way to disciple
Mobilizing Japanese to reach Japan
How God gave me a fresh sense of his deep love for me and for Japan
Is Sunday a special day or does anything go? Thoughts on the Sabbath in the modern age.
When the work before us seems overwhelming, we can find reminders in Scripture of the sustaining goodness of God
We live in a culture where busyness is applauded, yet that busyness exhausts us. Here’s a way to cope.
Why not start next month with a day dedicated to extended communion and rest with God?