PRAY that God would open the eyes of the Japanese so that they will come to Christ. (2 Corinthians 4:4). Almost 60% of all towns and villages still have no church or Christian witness.
PRAY that pastors will have a vision to train lay people. Pray that believers will have wisdom and courage to reach out to others with the gospel.
PRAY that God will raise up more Japanese pastors and missionaries.
PRAY for the young people of Japan. Student witness is strategic for the future of the church. Pray that the instability and fears that young people have in facing the future will shake them out of their complacency. Pray for leaders to be raised up in our churches among the young adults.
PRAY for the Alliance Network of Churches that God would strengthen this new network and bring unity.
PRAY for the Japan Alliance Church. Pray for more students to enter the seminary. Pray for many aging pastors. Pray for an increased attendance in Sunday Schools.
PRAY for our vision to start more churches in the greater Tokyo area in the years ahead.
PRAY for the work in Tohoku. Pray for vision in starting new churches. Pray for the start of a new Envision site in Sendai.
PRAY for wisdom as we implement action steps from a recent strategic review and for unity as a team as we move forward.
PRAY for seminars and ministries which are planned for 2018.