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color::Yumiyama, Kiyoma
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Kiyoma Yumiyama (弓山喜代馬; 1900–2002) was one of the charter members of Nihon Assenbuliizu obu Goddo Kyodan (Japan Assemblies of God/JAG), its first general superintendent, and the first president of JAG Bible School in Tokyo. He mentored other Pentecostal ministers in Japan as well.

Yumiyama was born in a rural village of Ehime on Shikoku Island on August 10, 1900. His family was one of the distinguished clans of the village with a traditional Japanese Buddhist-Shintoist background. He was the third son of the family and had five sibling…

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Suzuki, Masakazu, “color::Yumiyama, Kiyoma”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20201204

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