20 Oct Preparing the Way

I feel challenged when I read about John the Baptist. This was a very radical man, whose speaking shook and challenged the people. His birth was prophesied (Luke 1:8-17), and his role given before he was born! This was a man that religious leaders of the day surely would have raised up, trained, and invited to speak in the temple. He would have been a great teacher; he was anointed by the Lord to preach. But that didn't happen. He spent his time in the wilderness. He was a man on fire for God.
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06 Oct Faithful

I remembered something the other day. Something that had God all over it. The testimony I share today isn't new, but the revealing of it is. Cryptic? I shall start by sharing about a previous story, then we'll go back over how great God is. Sound good? I thought so.
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17 Sep He Will Not Wrest

Imagine one of several incoming analogies. The first, a calm seafloor abruptly and violently dredged up by an anchor of a ship far above. Next, a whirlwind of the many possible outcomes and decisions one man could make in a single second or over a lifetime. Finally, the simple bowl of Japanese miso soup. When it is allowed to stand still, the ingredients settle and the soup itself is a bit less opaque. But when you stir that soup up, the miso in the bowl springs to movement and life, making the once peaceful surface a cloudy murkiness, with the tofu, seaweed, and onions going every which way. Even analogies and mental ascent have its limitations. Mere knowledge is not what saves you, the work of Christ is what saves.
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08 Jun Trains

I have been a staff with YWAM Tokyo for the last three months. Tokyo is a very odd place. So instead of being super spiritual I have decided to write a blog post on the main source of transportation, trains, as well as a few key notes on being in the stations.

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18 May MY PRECIOUS

Hello I am Lindsey Hollands, one of the many amazing staff of YWAM TOKYO JAPAN. I was born and raised in Japan pretty much all my life and so I am a missionary in my own country and that is SO appropriate, AMEN! Because I am born and raised in Japan and have a massive heart for revival to come, I am always blessed to see
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13 May Speak Out Loud

As we are ending our sixth week of the DTS, we have been blessed to have one of our own, Pete Mahoney, return to teach us about Freedom and Restoration. The week included instruction on recognizing injustices, breaking strongholds, and calling out original design, this last item being something special we do with each of the students. We pray and ask the Lord to tell us about how each of them was made and what strongholds maybe holding them back. What a powerful time it is!
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20 Apr What is God Doing in Japan?

As I look back on the last two months here in Japan I have taken some time to ask how is God moving in Japan right now? First and foremost I think He is more committed then ever to seeing the altar of worship and prayer established here and He is raising up watchmen/prayer warriors with worshiping hearts to praise his name and cry out night and day for justice and revival in Japan.
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17 Mar YWAM Japan Conference

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW2plGNwjp8&rel=0   Greetings! Many of us have just returned from a national conference of all the YWAM Japan staff, held in Gotemba, Japan, near Mt. Fuji. It was an amazing time for me to meet all the people I'd heard so much about over the years, heroes of the faith, and seek the Lord in unity. From our very own YWAM Tokyo, we also met up with fellow brothers and sisters in Christ from YWAM Osaka, Narita, Nagano, Okinawa, and Kagoshima, just to name a few. Was a great time of fellowship and unity!
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12 Mar Be Strong and Courageous

“Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their forefathers to give them.” -Josh. 1:6 Joshua, now called to fill the giant shoes of Moses, was given these words as he was about to finally cross the borders of the land promised so long ago to Abraham.  The fulfillment of generations of hope was about to be realized. 
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