Near East | OM World Mission News

Training ‘wave riders’ in the Middle East

An OM couple living among Syrian refugees prepares Bible stories and prays for a “tsunami-like movement” of Sunni Arabs to turn to Jesus.

Modelling motherhood

A long-term OM worker partners with a local believer to teach mothers about biblical parenting.

A quilt of stories

Long-term OM worker in the Near East creates a quilt from fabrics she’s gathered from around the world while serving in missions with OM.

Seeing progress

A rural family gains hope after seeing significant improvement in their child with disabilities and accepts a gift of a New Testament.

Listening to speaking

One worker’s relationship with a Muslim girl develops along with her Arabic, from only listening to sharing stories from the Bible.

God restored what was lost

Following tough transitions, an OM worker sees fresh spiritual openness in Syrian refugees arriving in her neighbourhood.

Confronting the crisis in Iraq

As ISIS drives thousands of Iraqis away from their homes, OM workers remain in Kurdish areas to coordinate relief and to pray.

Disability opens doors

OM worker provides therapy for children with disabilities in rural communities, finding open doors into homes and opportunities to share truth.

Training new leaders in the Near East

OM’s Near East training programme equips new workers for long-term leadership and ministry among Muslims.

Syrian refugees gain dignity and income from scarf creations

Scarves embellished by Syrian women refugees generate income and restore hope.

Mobilising the Arab church for outreach

Training gives local believers practical tools to share their faith.

The craft woman

A worker in the Near East teaches Bedouin women how to make handcrafts, providing income and creating opportunities to share hope.

Believers distribute winter warmth to Syrian refugees

Bible study at a local church provides hope for Syrian women and outlet for relationship-based relief.

Providing relationally based relief in Iraq

Over two million people are displaced in Iraq. OM is involved in relief and development on site, partnering with local believers.

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