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Noah's prayer leads a family to seek


Recently one of our missionaries told me a story about her seven year old son, Noah, who was playing at a friend’s house. Michiko, the mother of his friend made them lunch and called the boys to eat. When Noah came to the table, he innocently asked,

“Can I pray?”

Praying over a meal was not a custom for this family, and it took a...

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Following disaster, Japan gives back to Nepal


"If you give the driver chocolate, he will drive you wherever you need to go."

This joke didn't actually come from our taxi driver, but from a successful pastor who has been a part of planting over 300 churches, starting multiple children's homes, and having a voice in the creation of Nepal’s new constitution that will protect religious...

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Japan tsunami - 4 years later: Church Plant Building Project Update

Would you consider helping a church reach out to tsunami victims in Japan?


Early Response to Disaster

Just 10 days after the devastating tsunami and earthquake of March 11, 2011, Pastor Itoh and the Christians from Izumi Gospel Chapel in Sendai began responding to the needs around them. God led them to a neighborhood in Higashi Matsushima, (one hour...

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Pastors experiencing new level of intimacy with spouses


Pastors throughout Japan are experiencing a new level of intimacy with their spouses.  As The Marriage Course DVDs from Alpha International have recently been produced in Japanese, courses have been launched specifically for pastors with the hope that these leaders will then run the course at their own churches.

One pastors' course was held at...

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Call to Prayer at the 4th Anniversary


Tomorrow we will commemorate the fourth anniversary of the triple disaster. It is a very somber time for the community and for the nation.

Please pray with us. Pray that we can listen well; that we can walk with people well through this time. We will be praying for 24 hours through the fourth anniversary and your prayers are appreciated...

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