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Bach Festival: Tokyo Event

Our friends at Community Arts Tokyo are putting on a BACH FESTIVAL in Tokyo!  See details below. Did you know that Bach’s music is popular in Japan? Did you know that Bach’s music is influencing Japanese to know and follow Jesus?  See “How Bach’s Music Evangelized Japan.” (Note: I strongly disagree with the statement in this article that Japan is a “secular country” — while most Japanese identify themselves as “no religion” almost without exception Japanese are extremely spiritual. The […]

Gospel Music is Impacting Japan: Alfie Silas Interview

“We really want to bring Christ’s hope and His love to the people of Japan.”  (Alfie Silas) When the Hollywood film Sister Act became a huge hit in Japan, I was surprised. When the film’s popularity resulted in Black Gospel music becoming wildly popular here in Japan, I was shocked. For many months I frequently saw Black Gospel on mainstream Japanese TV stations and heard it on the radio. Not satisfied with just listening to Gospel music many Japanese joined local Black […]