Perspectives

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

Where are the crazy people when you need them?
16-Jul-2014 | International

Greg Kernaghan suggests we create more space for those out-of-the-box, “crazy” thinkers in our midst, who resemble our organisation’s forerunners.

The way I see it: Transforming lives 
07-Jul-2014 | International

“Let’s take time and reflect on how we are transforming the lives of those God has entrusted into our hands,” says OM leader Roberto Facanha.

Doing it ‘right’ or…?
06-Jun-2014 | International

In the complexities of life in missions, Jan den Ouden realises nothing is “cut and dried” and talks about the importance of relationships in decision making.

Science and faith: John Ray
23-May-2014 | International

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

Six waves moving through the Church
07-Apr-2014 | International

OM Associate Director Viv Thomas discusses the current tidal flows and undertows sweeping over and through much of the Western Church.

The abuse of authority
03-Apr-2014 | International

Abusive leadership stifles joy, kills creativity and blocks growth in any fellowship. Mission leader Julyan Lidstone discusses how to follow Jesus as servant leaders.

Science and faith: Galileo
06-Mar-2014 | International

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

The way I see it: Church planting - Should OM be involved?
03-Mar-2014 | International

Europe leader Frank Hinkelmann sets forth the importance of and biblical foundation for planting churches.

The fine print of the Gospel
10-Feb-2014 | International

While the lack of justice explains much of the suffering in the world, it doesn’t change believers’ obligations to flesh out God’s moral justice, says Greg Kernaghan.

Saving the Gadget Generation
12-Oct-2013 | International

Everything we do shapes who we are: as every new technology changes how we do things, it changes us—and through us, society. Perhaps we should question this young technology a bit, before we find it has taken us places we do not want to go.

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