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.

Equipping Lay Leaders

Anyone working with Japanese Christians who has tried to develop leaders recognizes there are unique cultural challenges. While there are no silver bullet solutions, this seminar will discuss some of the barriers and suggest approaches to lay leadership development among Japanese Christians.

I want to be a missionary to Japan! But what do I do?

If you’re wanting to be a missionary to Japan, this workshop will provide information to help you with foundational things to consider, ending with how to find a missionary sending agency. Things we will cover: Calling, Language, Support-Raising, Personal gifting/talents, Passion, how to find a missionary sending agency. Bio: Rev. Dr. Rick Chuman is the … Read more

Toward Gospel Access for All

This Webinar will give you a sense of the settings, corresponding needed actions, and variety of approaches and roles through which the whole body of Christ can bring gospel coverage to each area and leave behind or sustain permanent local gospel presence for all living in the 1650 municipalities of Japan still lacking an initial … Read more

Using Family Issues to Reach Japanese for Christ

Marital and other family conflicts, parenting struggles, teen sexuality and gender problems, and other family-related issues are consistently among the areas in which Japanese struggle the most, and in which they have the most interest. The Scriptures and the collective knowledge and experience of the Church in the area of family issues are significant resources … Read more

Know Before You Go

This webinar will cover some key, “Know before you go,” topics for people visiting Japan. Most of the topics are basic, but even people with Japanese experience may learn a few things. Topics will include: the basics of courtesy (bowing, shoes, tatami, bathing, masks, body language, gifts, garbage) and practical skills (basic phrases, shopping, money, … Read more