Asia / Pacific

by Wednesday, 23 November 2011 01:46

Disciples with a Taste for Adventure: A “Great Gift” to the Church

What do Mississippi, Alabama and…China have in common?
They have all been home to disciples who have signed up for an adventure! These disciples have gone to help with new church plantings in China and Alabama and to strengthen the small Jackson, Mississippi church.
by Monday, 19 September 2011 02:57

Good News Video: Japan - 6 Months after Largest Earthquake

As many remember the September 11 tragedy in the USA from 10 years ago, we in Japan are reflecting on the largest earthquake ever recorded in our history that rocked our country exactly 6 months ago on March 11.

Watch our video update.

by Wednesday, 08 June 2011 00:36

Video Report from Southeast Asia

The 10 churches of the Mekong Region of Southeast Asia just sent a love letter in the form of a video to the Denver Church of Christ who supports their crucial ministries.

See the amazing things God is doing in this area where only 2 - 8 % are Christians in these 10 countries. He has now blessed us with over 630 disciples in 10 churches in Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Vietnam.

Click here to see the video.

by Saturday, 14 May 2011 01:20

Church Celebrates the Appointment of First Elders in Hong Kong

Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood.

(Acts 20:28)


The appointment of elders in the New Testament churches marked an important milestone in church leadership and spiritual maturity.

by Wednesday, 06 April 2011 08:26

Jazz Concert in Seoul, Korea Raises Disaster Relief Funds for Japan

“Pray for Japan” On Saturday, April 2, 2011, HOPEww South Korea held a Jazz Evening to raise funds to support people in the disaster in Japan.

by Wednesday, 23 March 2011 11:07

My Dangerous “Date” with God

February 20, 2010 is a date I will never forget. Away from home on a business trip that straddled a weekend, I decided to have an all-day Saturday “date” with God. It would turn out to be the most dangerous date of my life!

by Tuesday, 22 March 2011 06:19

Tokyo Church Sends Video Update

After a nationally devastating week of earthqualke, tsunami and radiation threats, the Tokyo Church of Christ met on Sunday with all could attend in person and the rest online. Transportation and food supplies are not back to normal yet. Watch this video greeting from their Sunday service.

by Friday, 18 March 2011 18:26

Tokyo Campus Leader Visits Devastated Area of Japan

Editor's Note: The Tokyo Church of Christ is serving many in the wake of the tragic earthquake and tsunami on Monday. Lead evangelist Takeshi Yamazaki reports: "We will have service at the church building tomorrow. The trains are still not fully functional and gasoline is still scarce, so we are asking only those who are in close proximity to attend. The rest will participate via internet access."

The following article is the first hand account of Yudai Takamoto, the Tokyo Church campus leader, about his trip to Sendai, one of the most devatated areas.

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by Sunday, 13 March 2011 07:02

Update from Japan in Wake of 8.9 Earthquake and Tsunami

Editor's Note: The largest earthquake in 100 years struck 373 kilometers (231 miles) offshore of Tokyo, Japan at 2:46 pm local time March 11. Over 1600 dead have been found so far and 9500 are missing in just one of the regions. Millions are struggling with electricy outages and food is scarce in some areas. Tsunami waves wiped out some coastal areas. Explosions and a leak has occurred at the Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear power plant.

Takeshi Yamazaki, evangelist for the Tokyo Church of Christ, sent Disciples Today this urgent report. Also see a YouTube report.

HOPEworldwide's Disaster Response Team has been studying the situation and searching for the most effective way to help. Takeshi and some other brothers are ready to drive to Sendai with food, water, blankets, toys, etc. to assess the situation as soon as the roads are open. The explosion at the nuclear power plant is causing great concern. Check the HOPE worldwide website for how you can help.

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by Tuesday, 15 February 2011 09:42

Will You Be In China for the Next Chinese New Year?

Are you looking for a challenge? Read about the need in China and see this great video. Then pass it on and pray.