Preparing Japanese to Return from the Start

In this webinar we will explore why it is so hard for Japanese to live as Christians or to continue seeking after they return to Japan, and think about what those of us sharing the gospel with Japanese overseas can do to make this transition easier for them.

Equip Yourself to Prepare Returnees

In order for us to be able to prepare the returnees before they return to Japan, we need to prepare, equip, and train ourselves so that we can serve them in the best way we can.

What You Can Do Before And After You Say Sayonara

Did you know that Japanese are 30 times more receptive to the Gospel OUTSIDE of Japan? (No scientific proof.) However, when they return, 70-80% disappear from Christian fellowship. We can do something about this! We need to be proactive not only in evangelizing them, but in preparing them for their lives in Japan so that … Read more

What Returnees Need Before Returning

Many of the Japanese we come in contact with will return to Japan. When they return, will they continue on the path of faith? Without preparation, many may not. We will consider ideas on how to prepare them before they return, and beyond. Bio:Nate grew up in Iran’s Assyrian Christian community and was educated in … Read more

Successfully Connecting Your Returnees to Churches

Many of the Japanese we come in contact with will return to Japan. When they return, will they continue on the path of faith? Without preparation, many may not. We will consider ideas on how to prepare them before they return, and beyond. Bio: Ken is a missionary with Converge Worldwide, reaching Japanese in the … Read more

Preparing Them to Return

Ken Milhous is a missionary with Converge Worldwide, reaching Japanese in the United States, primarily Boston, where he pastors the Boston Japanese Christian Church. He also serves as the Director of Japanese Ministry in the U.S. for Converge. He was raised in Japan as the son of missionaries, living in Nagoya for a majority of … Read more

Global 30: Exiting Ministry Opportunities for Returnees

Bio: Dan has been working with international students in the Seattle area for the past 30 years. Dan’s primary focus is helping returning international students get connected with the Body of Christ in their homelands. Since the February conference the Brannens have transitioned to Tokyo to be more directly involved in the returnee ministry.

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