God can use us in Japan despite our perceived Japanese language inability
What should our goal be in lifelong language learning?
Incorporating the Japanese Bible into your devotions can be beneficial for both language learning and hearing God speak
Saying sorry is important when relating to Japanese people
Close prayer partners, physical exercise, and a never-say-die attitude to learning Japanese can help sustain us
Manga are a fantastic entry point into Japanese literature
The difference between the Japanese word tomodachi and the English word “friend” has important implications for missionaries in Japan
Strategies for battling discouragement and feeling of being overwhelmed during the initial stages
What would make a 57-year-old missionary to French-speaking Muslims of the Arab world move to Japan?
Let's consider the roles that the members of the Trinity play when we pray
There are lots of apps out there for studying Japanese. Here's a list of the ones I find most useful.
For one month, I tried a high-volume reading strategy that doesn't permit looking up words in a dictionary.
Exchanging emails and writing blog posts can be great ways to improve your language ability while exploring cultural issues.
Language exchange is a great way to improve your conversational Japanese and discover more about Japanese culture
(Updated from the article originally published in the Spring 2010 Japan Harvest) 1. Translation efforts under the...