Perspectives

Op-ed articles written by OM leaders on various global mission/Christian issues or topics

Happiness, the least reached and the Global South
25-Aug-2017 | International

"More than anything else in our mobilisation activities (strategy, finance, people, knowledge), we need God," says Julio Moromisato.

Inner freedom
04-Aug-2017 | International

OM Associate International Director Viv Thomas discusses why freedom in Christ is so important and about how to cultivate that freedom.

Then the world will know
27-Jun-2017 | International

"How can we BE a vibrant community, resilient and fruitful in ministry?" asks Marijke Kuo. The answer, she says, lies with people care.

The Power and beauty of the simple
26-May-2017 | International

"Simple is often strong," says Seang Pin Saw, who explains why the Global South Initiative is moving towards simplicity in ministry.

The Arts and church planting: an act of creating beauty
03-May-2017 | International

"Engaging in planting vibrant communities of Jesus followers is an act of proliferating beauty," says Bill Drake.

Where is God in the why?
28-Mar-2017 | International

Katherine Porter discusses the pain of watching a dream die and the joy of seeing God fulfill it in ways she didn't imagine.

Simple church
03-Mar-2017 | International

Julyan Lidstone explains how the Simple Church concept redefines church in a strategic way to see myriads of vibrant communities of Jesus followers among the least reached.

In touch with my true self
02-Feb-2017 | International

Kenneth Bong shares what it means to him to be an emotionally healthy leader in ministry for God.

Seven myths perpetuated by missions' people
20-Dec-2016 | International

OMer Scott addresses seven myths that he believes "unintentionally hinder the spread of God’s Kingdom."

No one too small to be a mobiliser
08-Dec-2016 | Ecuador

Nathan Schmutz, an OMer working in Latin America, shares how a five year-old girl embodies OM's new mission statement.

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