May 11, 2017

FAQs

Why is everything free?
Because I am friends with Bill Gates…just kidding. The real reason is because God has given us so much for free! Life, Forgiveness, Grace, a home in Heaven, Love…everything for free. We are freely given, so we freely give.

Do I need to join membership?
Nope.

What is the age limit?
45 Streets is for youth and young adults ages 14-30

Do I need to contact you before going to any of the events?
No you don’t, but it would be great if you did! We would really love to connect with you beforehand J

When will registration for 45 English Camp be open?
The dates for registration will be posted in the 45 Camp brochure and on this website, so please do check back here in the Spring to find out!

I want to learn how to play music! Can you teach me?
We are currently thinking about if/how we could offer music lessons for people. When we figure that out, definitely we will let everyone know!

I don’t speak English…
Neither do I…wait…just kidding…but seriously, there are MANY people who come who do not speak English. So you can feel comfortable coming cause they speak Japanese…and most likely you do too.

45 Streets band plays in a church but I’m not a Christian. Does that mean I can’t go?
Actually, anyone can come to church. You don’t have to be a Christian. So please do come! We would be happy to meet you!

What is a ‘worship service’?
A worship service is celebration that is full of music and also a speech. The unique thing about it is that the audience is Jesus. So the music is for Him and the speech is for Him. So we all get together for Him and to know more about Him.

Who is Jesus?
Jesus is God. He loves you and He died for you so that you could have a relationship with Him that lasts forever and you could be with Him forever in heaven. I know, you probably are thinking, “Really?” Yes, really. If you want to know more about Jesus, you can read about His life in the Bible.

I’m worried that 45 Streets is a religious group…
Yeah, I know what you are thinking…but actually, there is no need to worry because we are not about religion, we are about a relationship with Jesus. We are about showing His love to others. So it is not so “religious”, and anyone is welcome to join our events. In fact, many people who don’t know anything about Jesus and are not religious come all the time J

What is Tokyo Baptist Church?
Tokyo Baptist Church (TBC) is an international church of people from more than 50 countries around the world. Worship services are in English with translation into Japanese. You can learn about Jesus Christ through a variety of classes and small groups. There are also opportunities to serve Christians and their neighboring communities around the world through one of our many ministries. There are more than 100 people accepting Jesus Christ at TBC each year, rediscovering the meaning of their life and practicing the teachings of the Bible daily. We also welcome those who have never been to church before.

What is TBC Next Generation?
TBC Next Generation is the youth and young adult ministry of Tokyo Baptist Church.
(High school, college, young working professionals). TBC Next Generation exists to MAGNIFY Christ, by REACHING our generation with His gospel, CONNECTING them to His church, EQUIPPING them to do His work of MAKING disciples of all nations.

What is Micah 4:5?
Micah is a book in the Bible. And in chapter 4, verse 5 it says this: “5 For all the peoples walk each in the name of its god, but we will walk in the name of the Lord our God forever and ever” (ESV). Basically it means that we will follow Jesus forever, cause He is AWESOME!!!