Jeff & Barb Chapman

Jeff & Barb Chapman


Jeff and Barb Chapman are planting Christ Community Church in Ikoma, Japan.  Ikoma is near Osaka, Japan's second largest city (7 million people).

The BGC has been planting churches in Japan since 1948.  We work cooperatively with the Rengo (Japan Baptist Church Association).  Church planting in Japan has been a very slow process, as Japanese people face many time pressures and strong family cultural and religious traditions. However, there has been a new openness to the gospel since the tsunami of March 2011. Many Japanese people live in fear of another earthquake or tsunami and they are more interested in hearing about the peace to be found in Jesus Christ.

Christ Community Church rents a house to use for a Sunday afternoon Celebration Service and a once-a-month Kids Church. The Chapmans also hold English classes and a monthly English worship service.

Mailing Address

2-2 Shin Ikomadai

Ikoma-shi, Nara-ken



Visit Us

Service Times
Sundays at 8:30, 9:45, and 11:00‍

Physical Address
1250 Monks Ave.
Mankato, MN 56001

Contact Us

Phone: (507) 345-4011
Fax: (507) 345-4008
Email: Click here to email us.

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