News from Japan

Thank you to everyone who has given toward the Japan Relief fund that we put into place through YWAM Madison. We have already sent more than $1800 to our contacts in Japan, where the money has been used to purchase and distribute food and other needed items. Our friends John and Hiro are helping with the relief efforts. They have …

Help Our Friends in Japan

After Japan’s earthquake on March 11, we called our friends and ministry partners in Tokyo, Japan and received the following report. No Place to Go On the day of the quake, Hiro and his wife, Mayumi, were at their café, called The Decision, in Kanda, Tokyo to prepare for that night’s show. When the nation’s transportation system was suspended, thousands of …

Rejects no more

by Manuel, Bible School for the Nations leader Today I’m surrounded by people who have lost their jobs. Who have broken dreams. Who are societal failures and yet persist to live. Here in Japan, many people commit suicide when they lose their jobs. They have brought shame to their families and want to restore their honor through their death. These …

My Dream for Japan

by Manuel, Bible School for the Nations leader Right now, I am sitting in a friend’s living room in Japan and reflecting on the last four months in the Bible School for the Nations. I love to watch our students’ lives transform as they learn to love deeper—both God and other people—as they study the whole Bible. In fact, one …

What does Japan need the most?

* Since the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, this 2009 blog post has been getting a lot of traffic. If you are interested in donating toward relief work in Japan or learning about their current needs, please visit our latest Japan posts at http://blog.ywammadison.org/archives/971 and http://blog.ywammadison.org/archives/965. Thank you. by Manuel, Bible School for the Nations leader, in the second part …