How to welcome people with disabilities

There are 7.41 million people registered with some sort of disability in Japan—roughly 6% of the population.1 But how many do you see on a daily basis? When I first came to Japan with OMF, […]


Ministering to the homeless

Homeless people are a hidden minority group in Japan. They are found everywhere, but are frequently not acknowledged. While the number of homeless people appears to be decreasing (the government seems to be assisting as […]

Social Ministry

Modern-day slavery in Japan

Long after the abolition of slavery in countries around the world, human trafficking, the modern version of slavery, is becoming internationally widespread. According to a 2016 estimate by Walk Free, an Australian-based human rights advocacy […]