Recent News

Jesus still heals
03-Mar-2015 | Israel

A Jewish family witnesses the power of Jesus when two Christians pray for a sick boy.

Visits with a rabbi
12-Feb-2015 | Israel

Worker Ronaldo visits with a rabbi in Israel and discusses prophecies about the Messiah.

Season of sowing
05-Feb-2015 | Caucasus

A church planting team shares their faith with Muslim friends and neighbours during a time set aside for sowing intentionally in people’s lives.

Global Village challenges Mad in France participants
05-Feb-2015 | International

Global Village challenges participants of the Christian conference Mad in France to see the world from a different perspective.

Retirement challenge
30-Jan-2015 | Italy

A Canadian couple spends two of their retirement years with OM in Italy, learning that it’s never too late to change the world around them.

Impacting young people
19-Jan-2015 | Far East

A couple's obedience to go into cross-cultural missions leads to the good news being multiplied among young Chinese seeking truth.

A place to gather young people
05-Jan-2015 | Laos, PDR

OM Laos opens a new book café with the hopes of introducing students and young adults to Jesus through meaningful relationships.

Real threat of human trafficking
02-Jan-2015 | Myanmar

A couple from OM Myanmar are confronted with the real danger of human trafficking within their own four walls.

Not just ‘Friday' friends
19-Dec-2014 | Hong Kong

Every Friday, OM Hong Kong meets Pakistani women and children in neighbourhood parks, in an effort to demonstrate the love of God.

‘Now is the time for the Church to shine’
18-Dec-2014 | Ukraine

An OM Ukraine leader reports that amidst ongoing conflict, deep changes are taking place that OM Ukraine expects will lead to spiritual harvest.

Juggling turns to ministry
17-Dec-2014 | Japan

OMer Chris Griffioen was asked to perform a juggling show at an elderly care facility, and has since been invited to visit regularly.

Christmas puppets tell the story
15-Dec-2014 | Hungary

OM Hungary’s Christmas puppet ministry is currently underway, with performances in the city of Érd and the surrounding area.

Asia Trek launched
11-Dec-2014 | Thailand

OM’s Asia Trek is launched as six strangers travel nearly 70 days by bus, train and boat to 20 locations in Southeast Asia in September.

Gypsy Smith in Serbian
08-Dec-2014 | Austria

OM EAST is publishing Rodney “Gypsy” Smith’s autobiography to help inspire Roma believers in Serbia.

Two cultures, one great God
03-Dec-2014 | Montenegro

God transforms the hearts of teens from two people groups, who normally do not interact, to bring them together for worship, Bible study and friendship.

Living out the message of God
02-Dec-2014 | Australia

Team members of MAP Australia seek to live out the message of the Gospel to all people, no matter how sympathetic or opposed.

Reaching the next generation through English
01-Dec-2014 | Hungary

Through six camps over the summer, OM Hungary reached over 300 children and youth with the message of the Gospel while teaching English.

For the kingdom
28-Nov-2014 | Turkey

What elements do you hold in your hands that can be used for eternity?

Imagine the smiles on their faces
25-Nov-2014 | Austria

OM EAST offers a special start to the new school term for hundreds of children in Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Intentional relationships open doors
25-Nov-2014 | Philippines

Three boys who sell fish become “men of peace” for the DreamAsia+ team in three of the poorest Muslim communities in the Philippines.

About Recent News

Recent News provides up-to-date and topical news, stories and prayer requests from around the world.


International :: Melvin Chiombe is an OM African Area associate leader, overseeing three fields and four area ministries. With training in theological and missions studies, social work and project planning and management, he’s also involved in church mobilisation and training. With his wife, Veronica, a senior human resources manager, he has two girls and two boys, and resides in Kabwe, Zambia. His passion is to see every tribe and language worship and glorify God.
Near East :: Women serve tea to guests in their homes in remote villages in the Near East.  Photo by Kathryn Berry
Finland :: The new Bus4Life vehicle received a fresh coat of paint in Estonia, and arrived back in Finland at the end of February 2015. It is now back in the shop for final interior work before heading toward Eastern Europe. We are hoping to operate two vehicles in six different countries this year.
Moldova, Republic of :: Ion lost his eyesight at age seven. Now he is 43 and has been included in one of OM Moldova’s elderly care centres, where he recently came to faith. Through a project of OM’s literature ministry he received an audio-Bible on an easy-to-use portable player, so now for the first time he can engage with the Word of God himself.
Russian Federation :: A missionary kid knows how to provide for her greatest needs. Novosibirsk, Russia.
Russian Federation :: Dasha, Anya and Masha. Future missionaries? At OM Russia missions conference, Novosibirsk.
Russian Federation :: Ready for the opposition. Team building games at OM Russia for the DC students.
Russian Federation :: The DC students start their year with team building exercises. Novosibirsk, Russia

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