Scholars react to assassination of Japan’s former PM

Kei Hiramatsu and Surya Harefa

Two Langham Graduates in Japan have shared their thoughts and reflections following the shocking assassination of its former prime minister last month. Kei Hiramatsu and Surya Harefa currently serve in bible colleges and both expressed that the murder of Shinzo Abe is unimaginable in contemporary Japan.  Kei explained: “Safety is one keyword to describe our country;…

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First Japanese Langham Scholar returns to preach and teach

In October the first Langham Scholar from Japan, Kei Hiramatsu, graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary, US. Kei and his young family have now returned to Japan, where Kei is teaching at Central Bible College in Tokyo. He’s also pastoring a local church. Although a developed, wealthy country, Japan has very few Christians and even fewer…

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