Near East | OM World Mission News

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.

Tidings of joy

Muslim women listen to the gospel at a Christmas party in the Near East.

Facing old fears in a new language

An OM communications intern faces his fears about learning a new language as he begins to study Arabic in the Middle East.

Creative outreach by the sea

Creative ministry teams combine talents to present an open-air gospel presentation on a busy seaside road in the Near East.

Running in the desert

Running a marathon in the Middle East helps an OM worker maintain health, experience abundant life and develop perseverance for ministry.

Sowing Scripture through social media

Across the Arab world, workers find ways to meet Muslims where they are – including on social media.

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