Pray for the Entire Country of Japan

This summer has been very hot across most of the country.  The western part of Japan has had localized downpours, flooding, and landslides. In other cities temperatures reached the high 90s every day for 2 1/2 weeks, without a drop of rain. With an approaching typhoon many parts of Japan has seen record amounts of […]

The Only Alternative

A group of Christians in Wakayama, south of Osaka City, Japan, have placed signs in key locations on a beautiful cliff that overlooks the Pacific Ocean.  The signs tell visitors that the God of the Bible loves each individual and that their life is important to God.  You see, each year among the many visitors […]

Monument Moving Along

Originally, July 2012 was the projected completion date for a monument in Ofunato City.  Mido Harada, a Christian sculptor from Hokkaido, took on the project at the request of a local Ofunato City resident.  A lot of work has gone into the monument.  With snow just around the corner it will be next year before […]

Preparation for Winter

IMB missionaries in the tsunami disaster area have enjoyed making lap throws with residents. In this picture one lady invited her two neighbors to come over and meet the missionary and make the throws together. Since Japan is a group-oriented society, rather than each person working on their own, these ladies preferred to have everyone […]