5 Great Japanese Worship Songs

Since coming to Japan, I’ve visited many different churches, and seen many different service and worship styles. Even though there are a lot fewer Christians in Japan than in the US, there are quite a few Japanese contemporary worship songs. The hard part is finding good-quality recordings of them to listen to outside of church.

So, for my 200th post (!!!), I thought I’d share five worship songs that I like. Four of them I’ve actually heard, either at church or a worship gathering, and one I found on YouTube all by myself. I’m not including hymns here, or Japanese translations of English songs. I’m on the lookout for original Japanese songs that are more recent.

1. 慕い求めます (Shitai motomemasu, “I yearn for/seek You”)

This is one of my favorites!

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One Ok Rock Concert & Thoughts, Part 2 [Concert Spoilers Included]

Whew, it’s Monday evening! Two full days have passed since I was at the concert, and I’m still all worked up (haha). In this post, I’ll talk about how the concert went and what I thought.

Everyone was taking post-concert selfies while the staff members were distracted.

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