Category: Encouragement

Show Me My Cross

August 12th, 2017

I recently read a review of the book Silence & Beauty by Makoto Fujimura about the little-known time when Christianity first came to Japan. Portuguese missionaries first entered Japan in 1549.  At least initially, they met with great success. Revival reportedly broke out in Kyoto (the imperial capital at that time) with over 130,000 converts; later the number grew to nearly 300,000. … Continued

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The Printed Page is Not Dead

June 15th, 2017

Contrary to what you may hear in popular media and culture, print is still widely being used and here at SLM we continue to reap its benefits. Since I have been here, over 25,000 people annually have come to Christ as indicated on those “pieces of paper,” which are also used to disciple them. Recently, … Continued

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