Japan | OM World Mission News

A visit to the Kumamoto earthquake disaster area

Two OMers were asked to help a church network deliver relief supplies to churches in Kumamoto after two large earthquakes had struck the area.

Prayer walks lead to answered prayers

Matto Christ Church in Ishikawa prefecture experienced many answers to prayer since they were introduced to prayer walking by an OMer.

Restoring true joy to tsunami victims

Responding to God’s call to reach out to survivors of the 2011 tsunami in the Tohoko region, OM Japan starts a ministry called 4 Friends...

Taking Christmas to the people

In Japan, the birth and life of Jesus Christ is hardly known. For this reason, Christmas is a wonderful opportunity to point people to Him.

Juggling turns to ministry

OMer Chris Griffioen was asked to perform a juggling show at an elderly care facility, and has since been invited to visit regularly.

Word-of-mouth and prayer

A couple launches a monthly class for children and their parents despite low numbers. Through prayer and free advertising, more begin to come.

Santa Claus shows kindness

Leung Wai, from Hong Kong, is burned to pray for Japan after dressing as Santa Claus and being warmly greeted by passers-by last December.

Not for the numbers

Nagasaki, Japan :: Crewmembers serve with a local group of volunteers who provide food for the few homeless in Nagasaki.

Free from guilt

A Japanese girl once weighed down by the guilt of sin accepts Jesus’ complete forgiveness and is baptised. She now exudes “radiant joy”.

Starting from nothing

A pastor and OM couple start a new church in Tonami, Japan, a rural town of 50,000.

New way to worship

Over 50 people attended OM Japan’s first Worship Here service held in Kanazawa, Japan, on 4 March.

Connecting over waffles

Despite freezing temperatures and snow, ministry with Café Hope has been both challenging and exciting for Michelle from Singapore.

Santa and 'Manga Mission'

"Are all my elves ready? OK, off we go!" A group of Santa and his elves head out into Karuizawa, Japan, to share God’s love.

Juggling builds community

At a recent event to build relationships, OMer Chris guides participants through the process of making juggling balls before teaching them how to juggle.

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