Where is Sendai?
Sendai is a main city in Tohoku area,
the north eastern part of Japan, and also
is a capital of Miyagi prefecture. Sendai
has about 1 million population, this is 11th
biggest city in Japan. It takes 2 hours
by Shinkansen(super express) , 6 hours by
car from Tokyo, the capital of Japan. (see
Mission in Tohoku
In ministry condition, major portions of Christian live in urban area in Tohoku. Because people lives in Tohoku area has a strong unity of local community. You can see mini shrine here and there if you go to countryside in Tohoku. Though they don't believe hard in those icons, it is their ancestral legacy. It is hard to missionize these people because they are bounded by their local community. So, most churches in Tohoku has only 10 to 20 laymen in average. In Sendai city, mission is litte easier than other place. There are over 100 churches in Sendai and about 5,000 people is a Christian.
map1: Location of Sendai in Japan
map2 : Tohoku & Hokkaido Area
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