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Letter from the Director

When I first visited Japan I remember how lost I felt, not even able to read any signs. Having to go on the orange line and count 12 stations then move to the green one and count another 5 stations, then count…

...even though I had visited so many countries up to that point, nothing had quite prepared me for the otherness of Japan. But it was an introduction to Japan by my Japanese brother-in-law during my second visit that turned that lostness into a love and deep respect for an amazing country, people and culture. And a desire to know more…

It was therefore a wonderful surprise for me to get the proposal from Martin Heisswolf! And now a book, a research project, in our Global Perspective Series to prise open what so few of us understand, and to help us understand some of the challenges the Gospel faces in Japan.
Japanese Understanding of Salvation.

We pray that this will challenge you as it is challenging us to pray that God will do great works in Japan through His people!


Pieter Kwant

Director, Langham Literature

New Releases

Japanese Understanding of Salvation

Japanese Understanding of Salvation
Author: Martin Heißwolf
Series: Global Perspectives Series
Imprint: Langham Global Library

 

"This book could reframe Christian proclamation and ministry and revitalise the church"



 

— Dr Gailyn Van Rheenen

Transforming Missiology

Transforming Missiology
Author: Fohle Lygunda li-M
Imprint: Langham Monographs

 

"A timely call to see God's mission as the defining hub for programs of theological education"



 

— Dr Perry Shaw

Author Spotlight - Ermias Mamo

The Maturing Church

Ermias Guisha Mamo was born and raised in southern Ethiopia into a chaotic family and in his youth Marxism came to power in his country. But God, both through miraculous intervention faithful discipleship, had his hand on Ermias' life. 

Following his theology degree at Evangelical Theology College in Addis Ababa and a Masters in Intercultural Studies, Ermias became a Langham Scholar and was supported to study for his doctorate at Fuller Seminary.

Ermias Mamo
You can read more about Dr Mamo's amazing story in the full author spotlight on our website.

You can benefit directly from Ermias Mamo's doctoral studies by reading The Maturing ChurchVisit our online shop to get your copy today.

Langham Partnership – Making Disciples with Roots in God's Word

Langham Partnership – Making Disciples with Roots in God's Word

The Holy Spirit is flowing and building Christ's church to the glory of God, all over the Majority World. The centre of gravity of the global church has shifted from the west to the global south of Latin America, Africa and Asia.

But now there are many opportunities to strengthen the church in places that often face persecution, poverty and pressure to unlock the potential to transform nations.

Staff Profile – Esther Newton

Staff Profile – Esther Newton

Last year, Esther joined the publishing team at Langham shortly after completing her A-Levels. Having spent 7 years in India as a child, she was excited by the prospect of being immersed in other cultures and traditions once more through her work editing, producing and promoting books by Majority World authors.

Read more of her story, and find out which books have caught her eye in her first few months, here.

Our full range of publications are available to purchase through our website langhamcreative.org, Amazon, Book Depository or your preferred bookseller.
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