Introducing a helpful book about ministry outside of Western cultures
No Shortcut to Success: A Manifesto for Modern Missions / Suffering Wisely and Well: The Grief of Job and the Grace of God / Humbled: Welcoming the Uncomfortable Work of God
Heading Home / Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
This new book specifically addresses the struggles of ministering in Japan and helps readers identify hazards and strategies for health in their personal context
John Houlette (Three Stream Ministries, 2020). 175 pp. John Houlette, Asian Access missionary and director...
How Chuang Chua (Regnum Books International; Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, 2021). 308 pp. The...
If reading or watching Silence by Shūsaku Endō left you somewhat perplexed, depleted, and confused, here are three books I recommend as a follow-up
Understanding Japanese Society / Finding the Right Hills to Die On / How Can I Love Church Members with Different Politics?
The Broken Leaf / Operation Japan / Need to Know
Overcoming Barriers to Evangelization in Japan / A Big Gospel in Small Places / The Life & Faith Field Guide for Parents
Plugged In / Budgeting for a Healthy Church / Saint Peter’s Principles
God’s Grace in your Suffering / Suffering: Gospel Hope When Life Doesn’t Make Sense / Amy Carmichael: Beauty for Ashes
The Vine Project / Discipling in a Multicultural World / Paradigms in Conflict
Creation Care / The New Elder’s Handbook / Jesus in Jerusalem
Japanese Understanding of Salvation / Expository Exultation / Third Culture Kids
Religion in Japanese Daily Life David C. Lewis (Routledge, 2018). 354 pp. This book is...
Honest Evangelism / The Gospel and Personal Evangelism / Gospel Fluency
The book The Japanese Mind is full of fascinating insights about Japanese culture
Last Autumn saw the publishing of a completely revised and updated version of the popular Shinkaiyaku Bible translation. This review considers the changes that have been made and puts the new edition through its paces.
A new fiction series by a former missionary in Japan
Mark (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries) Eckhard J. Schnabel (InterVarsity Press, 2017). 441 pp. This will...