RJC World

Reaching Japanese for Christ (RJC) is a network of loving Christians, primarily in Norh America, who are helping Japanese who are here temporarily.

Saturday, February 24, 2007

Obstacles to Japanese Evangelization

In the Japanese Evangelization Update by the Japanese Evangelization Center in Pasadena Nobuji Horiuchi wrote the lead article with the title "Four Big Obstacles to Japanese Evangelization." He lists them as 1) Ancestor Worship, 2) Many Idols of Deities, 3) Evolutionism, and 4) The concept of the Basic Goodness of Human Nature.

The November issue dealt specifically with ancestor worship. Most helpful was Horiuchi's attempt to not just condemn ancestor worship, but by understanding its background to enter into a positive dialogue.

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