A cooling pump system was temporarily stopped after the quake but soon resumed operation, a spokesman for the Tokyo Electric Power Company Inc. No abnormalities or change in radiation levels were reported.
The first tsunami wave reached the coast at Iwaki-shi in Fukushima Prefecture at a.m. The largest, a 1.4-meter tsunami, was observed in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, at a.m. NHK urged the public to evacuate, cautioning that even if waves appear low in the ocean they can rise as they reach shore.
While many walk away, do those who in the community of faith exhibit deeper discipleship?
And how are we to effectively reach a culture that no longer listens to us? A later Pew report, released November 2015, said this: “By some conventional measures, religiously affiliated Americans are, on average, even more devout than they were a few years ago.” Though the percentage of those who self-identify as Christian is smaller, among those who the rate of worship attendance held relatively steady over the past seven years.
The Pew Research Center report “America’s Changing Religious Landscape,” released May 2015, revealed that from 2007 to 2014, Americans who self-identify as Christian declined from 78.4 percent of respondents to 70.6 percent.