This might be your question: Japan has come into the headlines through natural disasters more often in the recent years. How about their spiritual condition? How much access has an average Japanese to Christian church life, how far does he have to go to find an evangelical church with a clear testimony of the "Good News"?
You may wonder, for many Japanese it is far easier to buy a good expensive car than finding the most precious "Good News" in their neighborhoods. How comes? There is simply no church around!
Check for more about the present church planting situation under: Japan's Unreached a