Ship 4 Japan

The Vision

To see a ship ministry from Japan taking the Gospel and relief to our neighbours in need.

A Ship that would demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ in practical ways to the people around us in Asia and the Pacific.

Ship the people and material resources that God has blessed this nation with to the needs He has surrounded us with.

For the church in Japan to open the hearts of the Japanese to the message of the gospel as they see God’s love and reconciliation in practice.

Japan has much to give and if she gives of her plenty to the poor and needy she will receive blessing from the Lord.

Is not this the fast that I have chosen. To loose the bonds of wickedness, to undo the bands of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to divide your bread with the hungry and to bring the homeless poor into your house-when you see the naked that you cover him, and that you hide not yourself from the needs of your own flesh and blood? THEN shall your light break forth like the morning and your healing shall spring forth speedily. Your rightness, your justice and your right relationship with God shall go before you and the Glory of the Lord will be your rearguard. Isaiah 58:6-9

What would be needed?

  1. Prayer. For this ship ministry to happen we need to see a broad base of prayer. If you or someone you know would like to be a part of this, please contact John Somers-Harris at We would like to begin a regular prayer meeting for this ministry.
  2. Cooperation. A task of this size would require the whole church of Japan. If 50 tons of supplies were needed for a nearby nation many churches and groups each sending in a portion would quickly fill the need. Can you see ways you could help? Let us know.
  3. Communication. Networking with existing networks is key. Church denominations, missions, prayer circles, NGO’s, fellowship groups – this is for everyone. To facilitate communication we will need to build a database and homepage. If you have someone on your team who would be interested to be a point of contact, please send us their name and e.mail address.

Those who go down to the sea in ships, who do business on great waters, they see the works of the LORD, and His wonders in the deep.
Psalm 107:23,24

A Ship for Japan is initiated by Marine Reach, a ministry of Youth With A Mission.
“Go into all the world and preach the Gospel to every creature.”

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