Vision Trips (up to 1 month)

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is a highly customized vision trip into Japan where you can meet Asian Access missionaries and Japanese pastors, be involved in some ministry activities, see Japan and explore your options as a possible missional partner missionary in Japan.

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Sample Schedule for an 11-Day Trip

This is only an example of what a trip might look like:

Day 1 

Depart home airport for Japan

Day 2 

Arrive in Japan
Meet team and staff, orientation by missionary, cultural plunge

Day 3 

Attend region church meetings, meals with missionaries, training session: Takeshi Takazawa - Asian Access' historical attempts at church planting, Asian Access' current model & methodology of church planting, goal of church multiplication movement and CM vision; how Associates can accelerate the church planting process.

Missionary/church homestay

Day 4 

Visit cell group/English class/other ministry

Day 5 

Seminar on the Japanese pastor's perspective;

afternoon cultural plunge

Day 6 

Bullet train to another region of Japan to visit sites, bullet train back to homestay, debriefing

Day 7 

Training sessions in morning:

  • Dr. Sue Takamoto - lifelong development; discerning God's call specifically in regard to possible missionary service
  • Robert Adair - working as a Missional Partner with a Japanese pastor

Afternoon free for sightseeing.

Day 8 

Visit cell group/English class/other ministry, debriefing; attend Parent Church Network meeting in evening

Day 9 

Attend region church meetings, meals with missionaries, missionary/church homestay

Day 10 

Trip debriefing

Day 11 

Fly home (NRT >> U.S.)