2020 vision

  • Celebrating the 2020 Vision & Passing the Baton in Japan

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    The 2020 Vision:

    To deploy 100 church multiplication teams:
    • to establish 1,000 reproducing congregations...
    • to enfold 1,000,000 new followers of Christ...
    • who will, in turn, send 1,000 missionaries from Japan to the cities of Asia...
    • that will be home to 1 billion people by the year 2020 AD.
  • Marching Toward 2020

    marching toward 2020

    Years ago, Asian Access set some Holy Audacious Goals for the year 2020 and now we find ourselves on the precipice of that important year. We have both 2019 and 2020 to reach these monumental stretch goals and look forward to celebrations in the Spring and Fall of 2020 to see what God has done. To give you a sense of some of those big goals, here’s a sampling... {addthis off}

  • From Fuji to Everest!

    Mt. Fuji“For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.” — Matthew 17:20

    Asian Access is passing some significant milestones in 2017. We are celebrating 50 years of ministry this year and are major celebratory event is happening at the end of April: Jubilee in Jakarta! Also this month, on April 1, Asian Access/Japan passes another significant milestone: passing the torch from one national director to another. Takeshi Takazawa, whom many of you have been praying for has been planning for this moment for... 

  • Soaring Vision for Japan!

    byron-takeshiI had the privilege of traveling across the Kanto plane from Yokohama to Saitama and Tokyo this past weekend with my former colleague, Pastor Byron MacDonald, the senior pastor of Rolling Hills Covenant Church.

    He inspired younger leaders everywhere he went, many tearing up with his charge from the...

  • Vision - Doug Birdsall shares in Japan

    Joe and DougThanksgiving week was inspiring!

    I spent the first few days of Thanksgiving week listening to one of my mentors, Doug Birdsall – Honorary Chairman of the Lausanne Movement, share about vision in Japan. 

    Doug shared many powerful life and leadership lessons that all of us will treasure for years...

  • Partnership to plant 1,000 churches by 2020

    A3 makes significant partnership just in time for responsive hearts in Japan

    A3/SIM PartnershipJAPAN (MNN) ― The 1st century church shared everything to accomplish Kingdom growth. Why shouldn't 21st century ministries do the same?

    A missional partnership uniting A3 and SIM USA was recently formed with the aim...

  • Missional partnership just part of larger, collaborative vision

    Strategic partnership just part of larger, collaborative visionA3 and SIM USA partner to send more church-planting missionaries to Japan

    Missional partnership just part of larger, collaborative vision

    A missional partnership uniting A3 and SIM is aimed at sending more church-planting missionaries to Japan. By leveraging the strengths of the two...