In Japan, over 40,000 children live in social care, including those living with foster families.1...
How to encourage and celebrate each other, rather than compete
In two small, rural churches, Celia expected to see loneliness but found connection instead
Raising up young people for mission
Chiisana Inochi no Doa (Door for a Little Life or DFLL) opens its doors 24 hours...
What if we were to embrace a model of reaching out to relational groups in Japan?
God is at work loving and giving value to Japanese men
How do we engage Japanese men in community?
God gave opportunities to reach men through onsen, exercise, and hobbies.
“You are the first foreigners I have ever known to do this job.”
A new missionary’s story of God’s goodness as her family immersed themselves in the Japanese school system
Using an English café, music, radio taisō, and the venues readily available to them, this couple is cultivating redemptive relationships
A café in her area turned out to be totally different to the author’s expectations, and the people there have influenced her life ever since
When hours “wasted” on paperwork is time spent building relationships.
It is notoriously difficult for outsiders to be accepted in Japanese groups, but communities where everyone is new can be a key entry point
Being a tentmaker opens up opportunities often not available to conventional missionaries
Rethinking my approach to evangelism
Improving understanding about this mysterious social phenomenon
Japan Harvest talks to Roseline Yong about her ministry to hikikomori sufferers.
The key to restoring Japanese society is in families, children, and students.
The people of Ishinomaki have seen truths of the Bible practically demonstrated as the body of Christ worked together in unity in their city.
The Be One team has been serving in Ishinomaki for five years; here they share six lessons they’ve learned along the way.
Two projects characterized by hope and grace are touching the lives of many residents of coastal regions in Miyagi prefecture as well as those living further afield.
This article is part one of a four-part series, based on the following: An effective...