About

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

OMNI News is sourced from writers around the world, and edited by OMNI staff under the direction of managing editor This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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

Philippines :: OM Philippines hosts their first TeenStreet with great success as over 100 young teens attend.  Photo by Garrett N
Ireland :: George Verwer speaking to guests at the official opening of a new Dublin office for OM Ireland.
Peru :: Women of the Freedom Challenge climbing in Peru to raise, money, awareness, and freedom for those affected by and currently being effected by human trafficking and slavery.  Photo by Garrett N
Barbados :: Bridgetown, Barbados : Ionut Vlad (Romania) asks questions of participants during an event on board.
Ireland :: Skilled graphic designer with knowledge with InDesign and Illustrator. Creating flyers and posters for Programme shows, creating bi-annual Pipeline magazine, and much more.
Bangladesh :: This 18-year-old widow watched as her husband was gunned down by Myanmar soldiers. I have no other family. We were only married one year, and now my son has no father,” she said. In 2017, 607,000 Rohingya refugees came across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic cleansing from the Myanmar military.  This has become the fastest growing refugee disaster in the world.  Photo by Ellyn Schellenberg
South Sudan :: OM South Sudan team serves the community through the famine relief project and ministers to the community’s spiritual needs through Bible study.
Grenada :: Saint George, Grenada : Micha Roggensinger (Switzerland) tests an elderly woman for new reading glasses.
Moldova :: An elderly woman outside her home in a village in Moldova. This is one of the many elderly people benefiting from OM Moldova’s Elderly Ministry program. Freedom Challenge is a sponsor of this ministry.
Philippines :: After ten years of praying and waiting, first ever TeenStreet Philippines was finally held last October 28-31,2017 at Hidden Paradise Mountain Resort, San Fernando Cebu.
Moldova :: Games at a day camp. Throughout the year OM Moldova runs many week-long day camps in different villages, offering a safe place and fun activities for children in the community as well as sharing the Good News with them. These camps are often supported by short term missions trips.
Antigua & Barbuda :: St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda : Nadine Betz (Germany) with a group of children in the ship’s small theatre.

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.