“The nail that sticks up gets whacked down,” warns the Japanese proverb. Cultural pressures to conform make it difficult for people to convert to Christianity and to live a Christian lifestyle. But publishers there are taking advantage of Japan’s 99% literacy rate and appreciation of books to create powerful tools to reach society and nurture
Author Ardy Roberto used to get frequent calls for advice on how to get published. Five years ago the Filipino entrepreneur conceived the idea for Project Author, a workshop to equip aspiring writers. Today the workshop encourages Christians to evangelize via their writing. Ardy has led seven Project Author workshops that have helped dozens of
In the last 14 months, MAI ministry has yielded these outcomes: 1. Trainings in 22 countries for 370 publishing staff and writers, representing more than 90 different publishing houses 2. Our first-ever screenwriting workshop, involving 10 writers from a closed Asian country 3. Launch of Christian publisher training in Italy in partnership with the Geneva
By Beng Alba Jones Then the LORD said to him, “What is that in your hand?” Exodus 4:2 Growing up in the province with my grandmother and aunt, I lived a simple life. Although deprived of fancy clothes and pretty dolls, I did not feel lacking in anything. At age eight, I learned how to
By Yessy Sutama, Indonesia The first morning of the New Year. I read a text message from my brother. A New Year’s reflection. So beautiful. I thought the greeting was quoted by my brother from another person’s text message to him. He often does this if he feels that the text was good and would
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