Research Trip to Southern Hokkaido

We went to Southern Hokkaido from Aug. 6th to 11th to research about the history of Hokkaido. This trip focuses the war between Japanese and Ainu. Shakushain is a Ainu general who fought against Japanese. What was the cause and the end result was the main focus. This gives us what to pray for Ainu and what it needs to redeem the people in Hokkaido. The cause of the war was Japanese governor who was in financial crisis forced Ainu to trade in unfair exchange rate. He raised the price up to 6 to 7 times where Ainu was not able to survive in that rate. Rice could not obtained […]

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Hokkaido’s Spiritual Root

When I first arrived in Hokkaido, it was for my wedding preparation and greeting to my wife’s family. But when I came back to Japan later in 1995, it was to pray for the mega-city, Sapporo. During this 1 full month of prayer journey, I began to understand what was causing what was obvious in the spiritual realm from my study of the history of Hokkaido. One of the first thing that was very obvious was the relationship with the native Ainu people. They were mistreated by Japanese and forced to abandon Ainu language and culture replaced by Japanese and Japanese culture. This deeply wounded Ainu people. Now most of […]

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