Day 1 – Yonezawa, Yamagata Prefecture.
The Kingdom of God is like . . . a strawberry plant. That’s the vision of Yonezawa church. Strawberry plants send out their feeler vines in search of new fertile ground to make new roots and extend the plant before the plant has produced fruit. In the same way churches should be thinking and planning for multiplication before they look “fruitful”.
Yonezawa church aims to start new gatherings of believers who from the very beginning have a mindset of passing on the grace they’ve received onto the churches that they will one day start. Ongoing organic gospel growth to the glory of God: that’s their prayer. And now it’s our prayer. Will you make it yours?
Written by Levi.
Will you pray for Japan?
- Pray that Japanese churches will be like strawberry plants—reaching out to new people before they’re even completely established themselves.
- Pray for Yonezawa church, that many new believers will join their church and keep up the momentum.