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Becoming a Spiritual Grandparent

From Nick Parsons, Director of Recruitment Even though I am only 34 years old, I recently experienced the joy of becoming a grandparent. Before you start doing math on the ages of my wife and daughter, know that I am talking about being a “church planting grandparent,” not a physical

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Christmas in Japan

People have heard the name Jesus, but it doesn't mean anything to them...  Jesus is not a part of Japanese Christmas.Even though fewer than 1% of the population in Japan identifies as Christian, Christmas is a widely-celebrated holiday.  The day is associated with Santa Claus and presents, sponge cake,

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Searching for Church

Through the Global Cities Initiative, Orchard Group will start churches in some of the most populated cities in the world.  Why does this matter?  Six years ago, Mustard Seed Christian Church was launched in Nagoya, Japan.  Lyndsey Eubanks is on that team, and she shares: "I have been blown away

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Churches Growing in Japan

It's exciting to see the growth of Mustard Seed Christian Church in Osaka, Japan.  Matthew and Jessica Whelchel, staff members at MSCC share the joys and challenges of planting a church in Japan.  Check out this video of a behind- the -scenes on a Sunday. Keep up the good work,

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Good News from Ireland and Japan!

Four more baptisms at Elevate Christian Church in Limerick! ECC is rejoicing to see people putting their trust in Jesus. Mustard Seed Christian Church in Osaka recently moved to new space, which has been a blessing. Their attendance has boomed far past what the old space could have accommodated! Leaders

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Mustard Seed Churches in Osaka and Nagoya

The Osaka area is populated by 17.4 million people. The largest church in Osaka is around 500 people. If we planted a church twice that size, it would be unprecedented. If we planted a church of 17,000 it would be a miracle. And still, a church of 17,

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Christmas in Japan

At 1% of the population, Christians are a minority in Japan. However, many Japanese have been exposed to symbols of Christmas. Those symbols can remain a mystery without Christians to share the meaning behind them. This month, Mustard Seed Church in Nagoya threw a family Christmas Party. 25% of the

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Celebrating in Nagoya

Baptism in Nagoya, Japan Praise God, who is building His church in Japan! Did you know that fewer than 1% of the people in Japan identify themselves as Christians? Mustard Seed Christian Church is sharing the gospel, week by week, and seeing lives change as a result. Kiyoe first attended