Week 5: Cultural Concepts May 18-24


  • Ch. 5, Pg 41-50 “The Way of the Warrior,” Bushido 武士道
  • Ch. 8, Pg 71-82 “The Do Spirit of Japan,” Do 道
  • Ch. 17, Pg 143-152 “The Japanese Virtue of Modesty,” Kenkyo 謙虚
  • Ch. 9, Pg 83-94 “Japanese Patience and Determination,” Gambari 頑張り



    • RJC Video – One Lecture at

RJC Video of Jack and Keiko Marshall’s message at the 2011 International RJC Conference.


Writing: Weekly Paper: “Impressions and Points from Your Reading”

  • 1. Interact with the discussion questions at the end of each chapter.
  • 2. Discuss how these cultural characteristics might affect your ministry with Japanese people.


  • Pray daily for Japan and Japanese, using Operation Japan. Make a note in your blog concerning the information and/or your prayer.

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