Category "Japan"

Longing for Home

March 11, 2019

  ZOE InternationalBy Lori-Ann Tsang I’ve been contemplating the concept of “home” lately. What are ways we try to make a place feel more like home? In thinking about the structure and physical building itself, unless you are an architect or a builder, your first chance at this happens after the structure has been built […]

freedom

December 6, 2018

Freedom By Jessicah Ray, PA-C Why is a diagnosis of human trafficking important? Human trafficking is internationally recognized as a public health problem with over 40.3 million victims identified, and with one-quarter of those being children. (Dovydaitis, 2010, Fink-Samnick, 2018). In response to this global epidemic, hospitals and clinics are joining the mission to end […]

Sowing Tears Into Japan

August 24, 2018

Sowing Tears Into Japan Last month, ZOE Japan sent their very first Japanese short term missions team to ZOE Thailand. Below is a beautiful testimony of one of the members that joined the trip. I left ZOE Thailand having shed tears, yes. But the tears I shed were not the tears I expected. Psalm 126:5 […]

The Power of Prayer

July 25, 2018

The Power of Prayer “Men always ought to pray and not lose heart,” Luke 18:1 Jesus spoke a parable about a persistent widow that pleaded for justice without giving up and got justice from an unjust judge. He then said, “And will not God give justice to his elect, who cry to him day and night? Will he delay long over […]

The Real Enemy

June 6, 2018

The Real Enemy by Yuri Yamamoto We at ZOE Japan, often go out to the downtown streets to pray for the city, people, and children. We believe that prayer is the first thing we always have to start with if we want to change something, especially to end human trafficking. Human trafficking exists in Japan, […]

Japan’s Needs are Unique

May 22, 2018

Japan’s Needs are Unique As we face the problem of human trafficking among Japanese children, we discovered many problems related to sexual exploitation, such as force of appearances for pornography and other sexual exploitations. The background is different from other countries that are havingissues of sex trafficking due to poverty. The situation in Japan is […]