This webinar will introduce the concept of Bushido and explores the possibilities of Bushido to be employed as a spring board for our proclamation the Gospel in the Japanese culture.
Every culture has a worldview which determines how people think and interact with the people around them. A worldview is a mental map through which people interpret objective reality.
This is the presenter’s handouts for the conference presentation on Cultural Barriers to Belief.
鍵和田 哲男 is currently pastoring at South Bay Japanese Christian Fellowship. At the age of 24 he became a pastor and ministered to churches in Osaka, Tochigi, Orange County, Ibaraki and Los Angeles. During his ministry in Ibaraki he came to realize the indispensable importance of knowing Buddhism and Shintoism and so started to learn … Read more
Anyone who wants to reach the Japanese people for Christ must first understand the various elements that make up their worldview and shape the national character. In this seminar, Anne will give a basic overview of the Japanese worldview, touching on topics such as the influence of religion, family, education, and group consciousness. She will … Read more
Why are the Japanese so hard to lead to Christ? Let’s take a look at some of the major cultural barriers behind their resistance to the Gospel. This seminar is for those who are new to the Japanese culture. Bio: Brown, Naoko was born and raised in Shizuoka City in Japan and has been living … Read more
Why are the Japanese so hard to lead to Christ? Let’s take a look at some of the major cultural barriers behind their resistance to the Gospel. Bio: She was born in Shizuoka City in Japan and has been living in the US for about 23 years. In 1997, an American woman who was on … Read more
Life transitions can be difficult for anyone, especially the transition from school to the working world. For our Japanese friends there are several more specific challenges that they will face as they prepare to enter the workforce in Japan. In this seminar, we will explore what some of these challenges are and how we can … Read more