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Ministering to Japanese People

Here are some resources for impacting Japanese people even from North America.

Resources for Ministry to Japanese

Japanese Bibles

Japanese Living Bible
Japanese K.J. Bible
American Bible Society
Tel. (800) 543-8000
Tel. (212) 408-1499

Japanese Living Bible
Japanese Living N.T.
Bilingual Living N.T.
International Bible Society
PO Box 35700
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-3570
Tel. (719) 488-9200

Japanese Bibles
Japanese/English N.T.
Multi-Language Media
PO Box 301
Ephrata, PA 17522
Tel. (717) 738-0582


Japanese Tracts

Bilingual "4 Spiritual Laws"
Campus Crusade for Christ
4307 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Tel. (800) 729-4351

"A Book about Promises"
(Kimi no Takaramono)
This little booklet (with colored illustrations from the "Jesus" video) from C.C.C. is a good translation, particularly suitable for elementary and possibly jr. high (very few kanji, minimal Christian jargon, and a clear explanation for those unfamiliar with Christ or the Bible). Available through Campus Crusade for Christ in Japan

"A Challenge to My Life"
(Jinsei ni challenge)
by Arthur Hollands

This tract is aimed at youth.

N. American Japanese Christian Bookstore in L.A.
(213-626-1090).
Cost is about 300 yen each.

"You are loved"
(Anata wa ai sarete iru)
by Arthur Hollands
This tract is aimed at bikers.
Available through Campus Crusade for Christ in Japan

"My Heart for You"
This is a CD distributed in Japan by C.C.C. and available there through their office. Music is by well-known singer/composer Kosaka Chu, Mika Tsuneda, plus others, along with a message by Arthur Hollands.

"The Promise"
by Harold Essmann
This is a 16-page brochure, published by Multi-Language Publications, presents "the basic biblical message from the fall into sin to life in heaven. An evangelistic message is found at the close of the booklet." It's 8 1/2 x 11 inches and cost per booklet is 95 cents ($0.95) each or 20% off 100 or more copies.
Ordering information:
Northwestern Publishing House
1250 N 113th St
Milwaukee WI 53226
Phone: 1-800-662-6022
or 1-800-876-1388 (Multi-Language Publications office)
NPH order hours 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT weekdays
E-mail orders@nph.wels.net
(Item # 38-7250)

The International Tract Society
http://www.ITStracts.org
Over 65 tracts in 19 different languages.

 

Japanese Videos

Jesus Film (in Japanese language)
JESUS FILM PROJECT
910 Calle Negocio Suite 300
San Clemente CA 92673
Tel. (949) 361-7575

 

Operation Japan

"Operation Japan" -- June 2000 edition, published by the Japan Evangelical Missionary Association -- is an excellent handbook for praying daily for specific needs and areas of Japan. In the U.S., it can be purchased through JEMS, 948 E. 2nd St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 USA

tel. (213) 613-0022. info@jems.org

 

Requesting Promotional Materials

  • Overview brochures
  • Summer Teams flyers
  • Church Planting Associates flyers
  • DVD J-Scape: Missionary Life in Japan

You can request Asian Access' promotional materials [Go]

Please order the materials at least 3-4 weeks before you need them.

Organizations Serving Japanese People

Homestay International
Contact: Warren Griffith


A Christian homestay program in the U.S. designed for Japanese people

Japanese Evangelization Center
U.S. Center for World Missions
1605 Elizabeth Street
Pasadena, CA 91104
Tel. (626) 797-1111 or (626) 794-4400
Contact: Rev. John Mizuki

Japanese Christian Fellowship Network
PO Box 260532
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126-0532
Tel. (303) 730-4226
Fax: (303) 730-4221
ushq@jcfn.org
Contact: Maki Goto
http://www.jcfn.org

Providing information and follow-up to help Japanese students, especially new Christians, make the transition from North America back to Japan.

Related Info:

If you have a Japanese friend who became a Christian while in North America, but is moving back to Japan, then Asian Access strongly recommends that you submit a church follow-up request though Japanese Christian Fellowship Network.

Once you click on this JCFN link (provided immediately at the end of this paragraph), it should take you to a page on the JCFN website, on which you can provide information that JCFN needs in order to provide follow-up care for your friend. Please fill out the form and submit it to JCFN, and then they will contact you.

Submit a follow up request for JCFN.

Grace Fellowship Foundation
Japanese Ministry
408 Mission Drive
Camarillo, CA 93010

Videos and cassettes for Japanese Bible studies (Japanese & Bilingual)

Word of Life Press
North American Japanese Christian Book Center
401 East Third Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Tel. (213) 626-1090
Fax (213) 626-7131
In Tokyo: Tel. 03-3353-9345 or fax 03-3359-6126

Wide variety of Japanese and bilingual books and tracts; call for a store catalog.

Church Information Service
Matsui-Biru 2F
2-15-20 Shinbori
Niiza-shi Saitama JAPAN 352

Church referrals for Japanese friends returning to Japan

Jesus to Japan Mission Institution
Tokyo, Japan
Contact: Dr. Hitomi Gray


grays@globalcompassion.com

Japanese Bible Studies, tapes and videos -- lessons on each book of the Bible

 

Music CDs

Jilleen

One King ... Two Crowns
CD Cost: US$13.00

 

 

Available at: www.jilleen.com

Shipping charge within the United States is $2.20 for the first item, $1.00 for each additional piece.

International shipping charge is $4.50 for the first item, $1.50 for each
additional piece.

Jilleen

Summon Your Power
CD Cost: US$13.00

 

 

Available at: www.jilleen.com

Shipping charge within the United States is $2.20 for the first item, $1.00 for each additional piece.

International shipping charge is $4.50 for the first item, $1.50 for each
additional piece.

 

Missions Conferences

Here is information if you would like to represent Asian Access at your church's or school's upcoming missions conference. Though we don't have a display to send you or a real-live representative, we can send you some promotional materials.

You can request Asian Access' promotional materials [Go]

Please order the materials at least 3-4 weeks before you need them.


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