CBI TEAM

Christ Bible Institute (CBI) ministries involve several key initiatives to catalyze a gospel movement in Japan. Each ministry works together to accomplish this mission¬†in Nagoya, Japan and beyond. The CBI team is a multi-cultural group from various sending organizations. If you are interested in learning more or serving in any of these ministries, please contact us at [email protected].

CHRIST BIBLE SEMINARY

Christ Bible Seminary (CBS) equips Japanese Christian leaders for ministry through theological education. We offer a Master of Divinity degree, Master of Arts degree, and a Certificate in Christian Studies. CBS is an associate member of the Asia Theological Association (ATA) and is working toward full accreditation. CBS has been blessed to train leaders of diverse backgrounds from across Japan, many of whom are first-generation Christians. If you are interested in teaching a 1-2 week course at CBS, or joining the team as a long-term professor, please contact us at [email protected].¬†Christ Bible Seminary website (Japanese only).

JOY OF JAPAN

The Joy of Japan Center for Church Planting and Development (JOJC) supports the theological education provided by Christ Bible Seminary (CBS) through training, mentoring, and resources for church planting and revitalization. To learn more, please visit the Joy of Japan Center website.

HEART & SOUL

Heart & Soul is an outreach venue located in Christ Bible Seminary in downtown Nagoya. Heart & Soul serves the community by providing English learning opportunities, concerts, talks, movies discussion, game nights, and other special events. Learn more on the Heart & Soul Facebook page.

CHRISTIAN COUNSELING FOR JAPAN

The Christian Counseling for Japan Project (CCFJ) is an effort to catalyze a gospel movement for the growth and multiplication of the church in Japan through Christian counseling. The CCFJ Project focuses on resourcing, training, and counseling.

CBI PRESS

CBI Press is a publishing ministry which focuses on translating and distributing key Christian resources into Japanese. CBI Press translates and distributes books by authors such as John Piper and Paul Tripp and key resources for church planting and counseling ministry.

about us

Brett & Taylor Rayl

Team Leader

Matt & Caroline Newkirk

Seminary President

Gary & Lois Watanabe

Joy of Japan Center

Craig & Yumiko Chapin

Christ Bible Seminary

Masakuni Hotta

Thomas Wong

Mark & Rachel Kim

Karis Krieger

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