OM News & Information

OMNI is the news and information branch of OM. Our goal is to provide up-to-date news from the mission field, providing an accurate picture of what God is doing through OM to inform and inspire believers to greater involvement in world missions.

We seek to produce high-quality communication and media services, coordinate news efforts and provide support to workers on the field.

Writers and Editors

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Our Vision

We believe communication is a ministry, with a clear biblical basis. By telling of God's transforming power in the lives of people around the world, we glorify His name and invite others to participate in His work. We believe that good communication results in more people praying, giving and going for the glory of God and in fulfilment of the Great Commission.

Communicating about God's work brings glory to Him, reflects and promotes our unity, celebrates our diversity and provides a clear call to action.

"I will praise you, O Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonders." Psalm 9:1

Core Values

  • Knowing and glorifying God
  • Living in submission to God's Word
  • Being people of grace & integrity
  • Serving sacrificially
  • Loving & valuing people
  • Evangelising the world
  • Reflecting the diversity of the body of Christ
  • Global intercession
  • Esteeming the church

Statement of Faith

  • We believe that the Scriptures, both the Old and New Testaments in their original texts, are fully inspired by the Holy Spirit, without error, and are the final authority for the Church.
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the absolute deity and full humanity of our Lord Jesus Christ.
  • We believe in His virgin birth, His sinless life, the authenticity of His miracles, His vicarious and atoning death, His bodily resurrection and His present mediatorial work in heaven.
  • We believe in the personality and deity of the Holy Spirit. We believe He gives life, He sanctifies, He empowers and comforts all believers.
  • We believe that man was originally created sinless. Tempted by Satan, man fell and thereby brought the whole race under the condemnation of eternal separation from God.
  • We believe that man is saved through repentance and faith in the finished work of Christ. Justification is through grace alone.
  • We believe that the Church is the body of Jesus Christ composed of all true believers. The present work of the Church is the worship of God, the perfecting of the saints and the evangelisation of the world.
  • We believe in the personal and bodily return of the Lord Jesus Christ to consummate our salvation and establish His glorious Kingdom.

OM's Mission

We want to see vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached.

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International Update - Lawrence Tong

Moldova :: A woman tends her cattle along side a road, Moldova 2017.  Photo by Garrett N
Jamaica :: Kingston, Jamaica : Keisha Syblis stands in front of her new house as Logos Hope Director Pil-Hun Park (South Korea) and the ship’s maintenance team dedicate the home and hand over the keys.
Moldova :: Anastasia Belousova works with the vulnerable girls and day centers.  Photo by Garrett N
Ukraine :: The Pastor of Cross Roads church plant in Odessa gives Communion to attendees. Photo by Garrett N
Romania :: Boys smiling while joining a Kids Program organized at Bus4Life
Zambia :: I had heard a lot of stories about Kapembwa. I thought ’how am I going to live there, am I going to survive? I need to pull up my socks in my prayers.’ Then I came and just fell in love with the village and God Himself has taught me how to fully depend on Him. – OMer Gladys serving at Lake TanganyikaGladys, pictured with baby Gladys who was named after the missionary, moved to Kapembwa mid 2016. She didn’t expect to move there – in fact, up until the week before she moved she thought she would be going to a different village. But God had other plans.
Switzerland :: Mentoring is an important part of the discipleship program at Hope for Zurich. Photo by Anja B.
South Africa :: A team from Norway bible school came to South Africa for short term mission trip.
Moldova :: A group of believers meet in a house while their church is in the process of being built. Moldova, 2017.  Photo by Garrett N
Poland :: Flags parade
Chile :: Two students speak during English class, a ministry of OM Chile.
Pakistan :: A young boy with his personal storybook.

Partnership with Ministries and Churches

OM is an interdenominational organisation that highly values the local church. Every OMer is sent from and supported by their local church.

Internationally, OM seeks to encourage and resource the church, and where no churches exist, we aim to plant locally-led ones. OM also works closely with a number of other Christian organisations. In fact, many have sprung from OM over the last 50 years.