missional partnership for Japan

  • Introducing A3.Missional Partners

    A3.Missional Partners

    Our Missionaries Have a New Name!

    For several years, you’ve become familiar with new ministry streams such as A3.business and Young Professionals. But today, I am excited to announce that our missionaries in Japan have a new descriptive name. We are now calling them “Missional Partners”.

  • Decisions, Decisions

    Linda, Kohei, and kids stand in front of Ippo Ippo group building

    By Linda Koyama

    Which Mission Organization Should I Choose?

    If you’ve considered being in some type of formal ministry abroad, you’ve probably also been on the decision-making trajectory of “which mission organization should I go with?” This was us back in late 2019, early 2020.  

    At the end of my last post, “New, But Not: Our Journey to Japan,” I shared that we returned to the US in June of 2019. We needed time to debrief our five-year stint in Japan—and also to figure out if God was keeping the door open to Japan or closing that chapter for us.

  • SIM/A3 Partnership honored; Now a major call is going out

    Joe Handley receiving award for Asian Access.USA (MNN) ―A partnership is not only saving money and opening more ministry opportunities, but it's being rewarded. Over the weekend, A3 and SIM were presented an award for a missional partnership at the Missio Nexus North American Leaders Conference in Chicago.

    A3 had a problem. They had 24 missionaries in Japan, but they couldn't afford them. A3's President Joe Handley says, "We had an economy problem that was increasing over time. And we said, 'What are we going to do? Should we fold, or should we figure out a new way to... 

  • 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... 

  • A3 and SIM partnership sends more church-planting missionaries to Japan

    A3 and SIM USA announce a missional partnership for JapanA3 and SIM partner to send more church-planting missionaries to Japan

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

  • Pursuing a Strategic Partnership

    Road to far-reaching visionJoining Forces in Japan Toward a Far-reaching Vision

    Asian Access plans to greatly expand ministry in Japan by aggressively developing its church multiplication movement. We plan to accomplish this goal by sending more church planting missionaries, as well as identifying even more emerging Japanese leaders to multiply churches at an accelerated rate.

  • New partnership could lead to an alliance to reach Japan

    A2 Expands in Japan to Plant More Churches

    Bamboo path

    JAPAN (MNN) ― "God has us moving down an unknown path, and it's going to be exciting to watch it unfold." That's President of Asian Access Joe Handley.

    He says Asian Access is preparing for the future, and as a part of that plan, A2 has embarked on an 18-month discovery process to review their vision, mission, strategic goals and DNA.

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