OM Celebrates 60 Years

OM is celebrating 60 years in 2017. Weekly over the course of the coming anniversary year, we are presenting 60 defining moments that have shaped OM into what we are today.

Doulos: a platform for peace in Papua New Guinea
27-Jun-2017 | Ships

In 1999, national bitterness and divisions were set aside on board Doulos, which facilitated an historic reconciliation after conflict in the Pacific islands.

Using your professional skills in missions
18-Jun-2017 | International

Passion for equipping the Body of Christ leads OM to recruit professionals to be part of seeing more vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached.

Reflecting Him in their world
12-Jun-2017 | International

From OM’s first TeenStreet in 1993, with 56 people, to its 23rd conference in 2016, with about 4,000, TeenStreet inspires teens around the world into true relationship with Jesus.

A family to children at risk
05-Jun-2017 | International

OM works with marginalised children all over the world, caring for and empowering the next generation.

‘Train our young people!’
29-May-2017 | Russia

OM offers Russians intensive Bible and ministry training, along with opportunities to live among unreached people to share the gospel and plant churches.

Reflecting diversity in leadership
22-May-2017 | International

Recognising and supporting national leadership has been an important part of OM’s international development around the world.

Modelling how Jesus lived
15-May-2017 | Nepal

Only five known believers existed in Nepal when it opened its doors in 1951—now there are an estimated one million. Discover the role OM has played there since 1968.

Love Europe: Revamping summer outreaches
09-May-2017 | International

The first Love Europe was a milestone in OM history, with 7,000 gathered for a conference in Germany before moving into Communist, Muslim and urban Europe to share the gospel.

By bus, bicycle or boat: OMers make Bengali New Testament #1 bestseller
01-May-2017 | Bangladesh

Massive distribution efforts by OM teams in Bangladesh over more than 10 years sowed gospel seeds and made the Bengali New Testament a #1 best seller.

Blessing borne out of persecution
23-Apr-2017 | International

Despite persecution and imprisonment, God’s greater purpose prevailed, strengthening believers and causing the church in Eastern Europe and the Middle East to grow.

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