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.
In the 1980s, OM organised large summer campaigns with the huge task of covering every town and village in France with Christian literature.
In 1991, after 45 years of Albania being closed to the gospel, an OM team moves into the country and starts one of the first fellowships.
Thirty-five years ago MV Logos sailed into Shanghai, a visit that paved the way for future ship visits. Today, OM seeks to mobilise Chinese-speaking churches across the East Asia Pacific.
In the early days, OM focused only on evangelism; today workers also seek to show Jesus’ love to refugees in both word and deed.
OM arrived in Iran in the early ’60s but was forced to flee in 1979. Years later, God opened doors to work with the church and support a growing movement...
The road that moves the church where it's never been is usually not the easiest path. This is the story of OM’s work among the unreached people in Sindh province.
Doulos had a transforming impact on Latin America and its church. To this day, it is remembered as the initiator of the mission movement in Latin America.
Since OM’s beginning, workers have discovered wisdom from above, provision from His hand, protection and open doors through seasons of prayer in seemingly impossible situations.
The faith of two young Bangladeshi men in 1976 served as a catalyst to OM’s focused outreach and the training of hundreds of new workers.
Since 1975, OM ships have acted as a catalyst in the spiritual awakening of countless Koreans. Since then, thousands of Koreans have served with OM all over the world.