Challenges of the field of Japan and Long Term Patience Part 3

“Tenkin” – 転勤 -mandatory transfer system in Japan ~~The long-standing tenkin (job transfer) system in Japan probably stems from the medieval Edo-period custom of keeping the regional daimyo (feudal lord) virtually hostage in the capital city for one year  out of three, as a way of reducing the threat of rebellion by the shogun’s vassal states.(from…

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Do they know of Christ?

The Engel Scale was developed by James F. Engel as a way of representing the journey from no knowledge of God through to spiritual maturity as a Christian believer. The model is used by some Christians to emphasize the process of conversion, and the various decision-making steps that a person goes through before they become…

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August 2013 Newsletter

Dear Praying Friends,                                                                                          August  2013  Genesis 24:27 And he said, Blessed be the LORD God of my master Abraham, who hath not left destitute my master of his mercy and his truth: I being in the way, the Lord led me to the house of my master’s brethren. Many times we are asked, “How…

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I love photos!

This is an entry into a wonderful contest to get photo books made –12 books–1 a month!! Oh what I could do with a gift like this!!  So I am posting about this give away!! http://www.photobookgirl.com/blog/the-mother-of-all-giveaways-a-year-of-photo-books-dream-prize-package-from-mypublisher/comment-page-9/#comment-26975 At that page by PhotobookGirl you can also apply!! Wouldn’t it be great if one of us won!!Have a…

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