Population : 127.6 million
Official Language: Japanese Language
Location : Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.
1. Pray that the gospel will spread. Right now, the percentage of Protestant Christians in Japan is estimated to be 0.44%. Japan is classified as an unreached people group. Pray that God will work by his Spirit to bring an awakening to Japan.
2. Pray for the Japanese. Speaking broadly, the Japanese lifestyle is source of great stress for many of the Japanese. Students must study and work very hard to pass entrance examinations for their schools. Many businessmen work very long hours, coming home late at night or even after several days. This is also, of course, a stress on families. The suicide rate in Japan is likewise very high. Pray for the many Japanese who are having difficulty living in this type of environment.
3. Pray for Japanese Christians. It is common for Japanese Christians to feel as though they are outsiders or alienated from their culture. Pray for these Christians, especially that their churches would give them the fellowship they need and that they can fearlessly live Christian lives in Japan.4. Pray for Japanese Churches. Pray that Japanese churches will experience growth and that the Holy Spirit will give them revival. Pray that they will be bold in their faith and that God will provide a new generation of Christian leaders