Evangelism

God speaks through stories

October 10, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

When was the last time you heard a good story? For me, it was probably a powerful missionary biography I have just finished reading. I’ve been influenced by many missionary biographies and love hearing the […]

Spiritual Life

Unaware of my assumptions

October 9, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

When I first came to Japan I often felt like I was dancing in front of a crowd, but didn’t know my partner and couldn’t hear the music. I thought I knew what I was […]

Daily Life

Gift-giving in Japan

September 19, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

As a child, I had heard tales of Hudson Taylor “going native” by wearing Chinese clothes and even a pigtail. That brings up an important question: how much should we as missionaries comply with the […]

Modern Tech

There’s an app for that

September 13, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

I remember when our family got its first portable phone: it was like carrying a brick around in a purse. The phone also only had one function—to make calls. This came in handy, though, if […]

Magazine

Editing your work

September 7, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 0

What do you think of when you hear the word “editing”? After you’ve written something, do you check it over? That’s editing. Many people think of editing as just checking spelling, punctuation, and grammar, but […]

Language

Gospel-inspired language learning

August 31, 2017 JAPAN HARVEST 2

When we consider the relationship between learning Japanese and the gospel, we tend to think that language learning is merely a necessary step for sharing the gospel with people in their heart language. But the […]