Perspectives

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

From doodle to Google as solar power brings light to Africa
05-May-2016 | International

Zimbabwean Simon Marijani shares how solar power could be the tool that will help to reach “the back of beyond” with the good news.

One movement, one foundation, one mission
13-Apr-2016 | International

"We now do mission before the eyes of the entire world, and so it must be done wisely and articulated well," says Jason Mandryk.

Our Responsibility to One Another
16-Mar-2016 | International

Moray Henderson challenges believers that, "the Kingdom of God is not about individualism but community."

Let us adore Him
11-Feb-2016 | International

"We become what we behold. We have been invited to delight in the revelation of the Trinity," says Tim Wright.

Is Paris our wake-up call?
17-Dec-2015 | International

“We must win people’s hearts and minds,” says OM Founder George Verwer, who explains why change—and the course of history—begins with us.

Breaking the missionary stereotype
03-Dec-2015 | International

Zimbabwean Simon Marijani shares how, as the global tide of missions shifts from the West to the rest, Africans are changing the landscape of missions.

Science and faith: Michael Faraday
02-Nov-2015 | International

Popular science highlights instances of conflict with faith while forgetting that many of science’s greatest heroes, including Michael Faraday, were men of faith.

Money: Tool or idol?
25-Aug-2015 | International

We would do well to remember certain truths and biblical principles with regard to money, says MTI Executive Director Alvin Tey.

The way I see it: Go big or go home
29-Jul-2015 | International

If we really want to devote ourselves to “transforming lives and communities,” Greg Kernaghan asks, shouldn’t we begin by transforming ourselves?

Pause for thought: the Cistercians
21-Jul-2015 | International

This is a tale of corporate identity, core values, organisational DNA and change management—all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts.

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