Recent News

My friends sell books for me!
20-Jul-2012 | Bangladesh

Selling books in Bangladesh can be somewhat hazardous but also surprising.

Transform participants challenged to 'get dirty'
17-Jul-2012 | International

Three hundred participants from 35 nationalities are gathered this week to prepare for one-week to six-month outreaches happening across the Mediterranean.

Challenging the Church in world missions
16-Jul-2012 | Taiwan

OM Taiwan will host its first Mandarin missions conference in August in hopes that people will catch the vision and get involved.

Test of  speed, testimony of  faith
13-Jul-2012 | Bangladesh

The sports team in Bangladesh takes the excitement of the Olympics to school children by handing out books in Bangla containing testimonies of godly athletes.

Eighteen couples legally married last month
13-Jul-2012 | Philippines

What was meant as a joke became a real celebration when Ronie Rotaquio and his long-time partner tied the knot, alongside 17 other couples.

Getting closer
10-Jul-2012 | Montenegro

OM Montenegro holds a programme for local friends to learn and talk about God.

New church started at Sunrise Village
10-Jul-2012 | Philippines

Alliance Christian Center held its first official worship service in early June and celebrated the baptism of eight new believers two weeks later.

Does God send hailstones?
06-Jul-2012 | Moldova

A group of teens seek shelter from the rain inside the Bus4Life and end up finding Jesus.

Strengthening the church through worship
05-Jul-2012 | Japan

Through contemporary worship, the OM team seeks to create an atmosphere of worship in which the younger generation in Japan can experience God.

Developing youth into future workers
04-Jul-2012 | Thailand

Only one per cent of Thailand’s 65 million people are Christian. OM develops young adults into future workers and leaders for local churches and overseas.

Birth of a Bible school
28-Jun-2012 | Caucasus

After recognising that no training was available for lay leaders, particularly those in house churches, workers planed the launch of a Bible school.

Pioneering ministry to international students
27-Jun-2012 | Singapore

Since February 2012, OM Singapore has looked at different ways to provide international students practical care and support.

Teaching spiritual and physical fitness
27-Jun-2012 | Ukraine

An OM Ukraine sports team member helps young Ukrainian women gain a healthier understanding and appreciation of the bodies God gave them.

Strengthening relationships through supper
26-Jun-2012 | Chile

In an effort to strengthen relationships with local churches, OM Chile recently held a dinner for local pastors that featured international flavours and testimonies.

Joy to a family in need
22-Jun-2012 | Guatemala

Workers deliver shoes to schools, bring food to the poor and help construct a kitchen for a family in the indigenous community of Chimaltenango.

Befriending neighbours
21-Jun-2012 | Australia

Teams all over Australia connect with their Muslim neighbours and share God’s love.

A is for antelope, Z is for zebra
19-Jun-2012 | Albania

OMers teaching Roma street kids how to read and write reward them for their hard work with a day at the zoo.

A practical tribute to Dave and Joy Thomas
19-Jun-2012 | United States

The OM Ships’ Thomas Guesthouse in South Carolina, USA, was dedicated to Dave and Joy Thomas, faithful members of OM Ships for 40 years.

Understanding both worlds
13-Jun-2012 | Hong Kong

Fiona* never dreamt that God would one day restore her cultural identity by bringing her to OM Hong Kong to serve.

Gearing up for Out of the Comfort Zone 2012
12-Jun-2012 | Malaysia

Currently 100 people from 15 nations are expected at OM Malaysia’s annual missions conference at Golden Sands in Port Dickson, Malaysia, from 14-18 July 2012.

About Recent News

Recent News provides up-to-date and topical news, stories and prayer requests from around the world.


Åland Islands :: Esa Tuuri has driven the Bus4Life for four years.
Åland Islands :: Shaun Rossi sits down for a minute after a church service in Espoo, Finland.
Peru :: A Freedom Challenge climber admires the majesty of God’s creation as she treks to Machu Picchu to advocate for freedom from human trafficking on the Salkantay trek. Photo by Garrett N.
Peru :: The Milky Way shines in full display as the women of the Freedom Challenge settle into their tents for the first time on their climb to Machu Picchu on the Salkantay trek. Photo by Garrett N.
Peru :: Women of the Freedom Challenge climbing in Peru to raise, money, awareness and freedom for those affected by human trafficking and slavery. Photo by Garrett N.
France :: Joël, Coach at TeenStreet 2017: ‘unshakeable’
Grenada :: Saint George’s, Grenada : An elderly woman has her eyes tested by one of Logos Hope’s crew.
Grenada :: Saint George’s, Grenada : YeaSel Jo (South Korea) tests the eyes of a staff member at an elderly care home.

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