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This week we’ve held a churches youth camp. Praise God for these young people, and pray they'd remain firmly in Him.

The Kitamuras intend to advertise Yokota Sakie’s Christian TV interviews on Sept 19th and 26th. In their conservative area where it takes courage to publicly show an interest in Christianity, we pray that people will make the decision to watch in the relative privacy of their homes.

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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?