Church Multiplication in Japan
Church Multiplication Sample Timeline
You start here.
- Get to know Asian Access.
- Get to know Japan.
- Learn a little Japanese.
- Raise support.
- Enlist prayer partners.
- Get your passport.
- Pack your bags.
- Touch down in Japan.
- Get involved in a Japanese church.
- Learn more Japanese.
- Meet the people.
- Learn a lot more Japanese.
- Meet more people.
- Learn even more Japanese.
- Meet more people.
- Speak and learn and study more Japanese.
1 Year 8 Months
- Break in, warm up, get comfortable.
- Get to know your team.
- Become part of a small group in your church.
- By now your Japanese is stronger.
- Your knowledge of the culture has increased.
- You have a network of relationships with unbelievers.
- You're established in a church.
- You know your team.
- You've seen God use you in Japanese people's lives.
- You're ready to begin.
Between 2 – 4 years
- Take a few months for home leave to generate any additional financial support you may need.
- Enlist added prayer support before you return to Japan to continue your first Church Multiplication Team effort.
2 years 2 months
- Start by multiplying the opportunity for the gospel in relationships with unbelievers.
- Nurture those friendships and glean a harvest of new believers.
- Gather those friends who respond to the gospel into a small group.
3 years 6 months
- Over many months you pursue the goal of building new believers into new leaders.
- Your new leaders join you in the work.
- Together you repeat the cycle of multiplying, gathering, building and sending.
- As the number of small groups multiplies, the new groups are gathered together and become a new church.
- The end is the beginning as an expanded team continues the work of church multiplication again and again. You start a new partnership with another church in order to multiply it.
Church Multiplication Teams info
Other opportunities to serve:
- Our missionary programs to Japan:
- Volunteering in Southern California office
- Faculty Member (1 teaching trip to Asia every 2 years)
For more info about these service opportunities, contact us directly.
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