Parachurch

A new parachurch model

July 31, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

Historically, there are two kinds of structures that God has used: (1) local churches and denominations, and (2) parachurch organizations that are independent of the church—such as mission societies, Bible societies, evangelistic organizations, and social […]

Evangelism

Sidewalk Chapel

July 26, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 1

E‌arly every Saturday morning around 100 people gather in Yoyogi Park for worship. Most of them are not even believers yet. Many hear the good news for the first time. Regardless of the weather they […]

Magazine

Three kinds of missionaries

July 24, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

I’m thankful for the day I met “Bun” in Japan. For more than 20 years I traveled to his apartment every week to read the Bible—all of the New Testament and some of the Old. […]

Evangelism

Evangelism Explosion in Japan

July 23, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

One night, in our quiet neighborhood in Shiga prefecture, a Peruvian woman knocked on our door. “I’m looking for spiritual peace,” she said. “Can you help?” Over the next hour, I watched in amazement as […]

Evangelism

Building bridges to spiritual topics

July 4, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

Famous names from Christian history like Augustine, Luther, Calvin, Wesley, and Wycliffe are widely known in the West, even among non-believers. For some, these names even evoke strong emotional responses. In Japanese culture a different […]