Perspectives

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

If heaven’s so great, why the delay?
09-Jul-2015 | International

If heaven is our ultimate reward, why doesn’t God take us there as soon as we are saved? Nichola Henry talks about why we wait.

Our imitation is our declaration
19-Jun-2015 | International

“Imitating God is serious business,” says Tami Zacharias. Not only is our relationship with God at stake, but also our witness. Who are you imitating?

Leaders don’t just ‘appear’
03-Jun-2015 | International

Very rarely are we sent ‘ready-made’ leaders, says veteran OM leader Matthew Skirton, who challenges us to proactively develop others to take leadership responsibility.

Growth: be careful what you wish for
22-May-2015 | International

We should not fear failure, says Greg Kernaghan. Rather, we should fear succeeding at things that do not matter.

In sustainability, change is the only constant
01-May-2015 | International

Sustainability in mission, as described in Jason Mandryk’s previous two articles, is a nice concept. But so what? Here he explains why it’s a necessity.

Pornography and sex trafficking: The real battle is near
14-Apr-2015 | International

“It is time for pornography to be seen as an integral component of the sex trafficking industry—the main driver of demand,” says Tim Wright.

A vision of sustainability
01-Apr-2015 | International

Jason Mandryck discusses the concept of sustainability and how, though trendy, it's not a new idea.

Serving sacrificially
23-Mar-2015 | International

We connect with others as servants, says OM Bosnia-Herzegovina field leader Claudia Costa. But how do we keep servanthood culturally contextualised?

Leading in relationships
03-Mar-2015 | International

Leadership is not about position, says OM African Area Associate Leader Melvin Chiombe, but about serving people. What do you think?

I’m not privileged, am I?
13-Feb-2015 | International

When left unchecked, privilege can too easily corrupt its possessors and abuse those who lack it, says Tami Zacharias. So, what can be done?

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