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Earlier this month, one of the longest serving Japanese pastors in the SFDD, Pastor Nakazawa, passed away. Please pray for his family at this time. Please also pray for Megumi church, where Pastor Nakazawa had been pastoring.

At the end of last month, one of our workers, Seongjae, made the decision to leave WEC Japan and return home. Please pray for her future as she continues to seek God’s direction for her life and follow where He leads.

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Our history

At the end of the Second World War, General MacArthur called for a thousand Protestant missionaries to Japan. WEC's work began as a response to that call when Lon and Yvonne Fulton arrived in Japan on February the 23rd, 1950.

Opposition and Openness, but not much fruit

Aaron Tay continues our series on Japanese mission history, taking us from 1640 to the present day...

Why still just 1%?

The gospel message first came to Japan 450 years ago. Many are now asking why it would seem that the message has, as yet, failed to reach significant numbers of Japanese. Just thinking about this prompts a number of questions. Is this assumption even a fair one to make? What has been achieved? What has hindered Japanese from being more responsive? What hope is there for change?

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