Short Term

Life-changing internship

Between my second and third year of seminary (in St. Louis, Missouri, US) I was given the opportunity to go to Japan for a foreign mission internship. I was seeking the Lord as to how […]

Modern Tech

You too can create a website

Do you wish there was a website for your church, outreach, or even just yourself as a missionary, but think you’d have to pay someone to make it? You might be surprised at how easy […]


Why do you write prayer letters?

Our first answer to the question of why we write prayer letters might be: because our mission said we have to. Maybe we write because we want to thank people for supporting us or to […]

Member Care

Cultural Intelligence

“Culture is a set of shared assumptions and values that distinguishes one group from another.”1 Knowing how to adapt to another culture is essential for successful cross-cultural living, but the training that most missionaries receive […]

Spiritual Life

A house of prayer

In his book Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire, New York pastor Jim Cymbala describes one of his early messages at the famous Brooklyn Tabernacle. It was a Sunday evening and 15 people were gathered in a […]

Book Reviews

The Sky Blue series

Hartline Literary Agency, 2017 When I was asked to review these books, I was very interested. I love fiction (more than half my library is fiction). And the author, Karol Whaley, had been a missionary […]

Book Reviews

Review of the Shinkaiyaku 2017

Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, a completely revised version of the Shinkaiyaku, a popular Japanese translation of the Bible, was published by Word of Life Press in the autumn of 2017. Named […]


Short-term teams are valuable

We consider short-term teams a great asset for the work of the Lord in Japan and other nations. Short-term teams assist with evangelism in many locations including parks, railway stations, and college campuses as well […]