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Please pray for single parents and their children in Japan, who are often struggling for money and needing to be ‘latch key kids’.

KGK are having an evangelistic camp in Wakayama, Aug 26-29.  Pray that the students would invite non-Christian friends.  A pastor who's actively involved in suicide intervention will speak.  May God use this opportunity to help students think about the sanctity of life - as well as the gift of eternal life.

Rita Feldt would like to equip two ladies in Ishiyama to lead Bible studies. Please pray that she finds the right study material.

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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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