Caring Leads to Believing in Christ

This is a great story of one victim of the disaster struggling in his life and how a group of serious Christians can cause him to think about his life. A great story of really sharing Christ, a changed life, and the power of prayer. These are the kinds of relationships our volunteers and our partners are in everyday we minister.   荒木英夫 Hideo Araki – My Story of Hope (English Subtitles) from Jesus.net Japan on …

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Churches Helping Churches

Some of you may be aware of a network called Churches Helping Churches which has been very instrumental in assisting pastors in the Tohoku area with support, retreats, and other ministries to keep them from falling apart or burning out.  They have been partnering with Asian Access and JCGI Network all across the Tohoku area. One of those Japanese pastors cooperating with them is Yoshi Ohari which shares a thank you to all who have …

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Japan & Christ – One Year After

If you have not already you will hear a lot in the news about the recovery efforts after the triple disasters in Japan last March 11th.  Much has been done but this is a 10 year project to rebuild the 86 communities affected in the greatest disaster for Japan since WWII.   From a Christian perspective of missions – Japan has even farther to go. Before 3.11, for the Church of Jesus Christ Tohoku was …

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Video from Friends

This video to us has very familar faces.  Besides the families of victims there are people we worked side-by-side in Urayashiki with Dean Bengston. Some notables in the video are Paul Suzuki, SEND Japan director, Warren Janzen, SEND world director, Jonathan Wilson head of CRASH and a few people we worked with mudding out the Watanbe’s house. You can even catch a photo of our dear friends the Fujinos with Southern Baptist. Scenes are also …

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