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The Shepherd’s heart for the Nivkh

The Good Shepherd leaves the flock to look for one sheep. Therefore, though the Nivkh people are few, it’s worth publishing God’s truth in their dialects.

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A Christmas invitation

  Small outreach teams are bringing Christmas gifts to over 1,000 women in brothels and on the street in Central Europe.

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Making the most of media in the future

Over the past year, OM EAST has been praying about its ministry’s direction in the future. OM EAST and OM Europe leaders sense God’s prompting to expand the work of producing culturally appropriate print and digital media.

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Jesus Christ’s power to make everything new

Slobodan never thought he could be free, but Jesus gave him a new start. Now Slobodan urges Roma in Croatia and Serbia that there is a better way.

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Counter-cultural faith among the Gurbet

Goran’s decision to follow Jesus challenged cultural values and traditions he grew up with, causing him to live differently in his Gurbet Roma community.

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Remembering refugees during Ramadan

The Hope Cards for refugees, designed by OM EAST in 2015, continue to direct people to the Love4Refugees website where they can access Christian resources in the Arabic, Dari, Farsi, Kurdi, Pashto and Urdu languages.

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New Bible storybook for the Chukchi

Believers travel by snowmobile or helicopter to share a message of great worth with indigenous reindeer herders and fishermen.

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OM EAST 50th Anniversary celebration

Celebrating 50 years of God's faithfulness! 

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New anthem for the Bayash in Serbia

In a village in Serbia, OM workers see Roma believers reaching Roma, encouraging them to let God put a new song in their mouths.

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Illustrated Bible stories for the Nivkh in the Russian Far East

“While working on the drawings, I have been thinking about how the Nivkh don’t know the Bible stories. It’s beautiful to think, that for many it will be the first time that they have read these stories and held God’s Word in their hands," said Julia, OM EAST graphic designer and artist. 

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Taking time to think, thank and tell

The OM EAST team give thanks for the support of brothers and sisters around the world, reflecting on what God has done during the past year. 

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Christmas outreach

“For some women, this is the only portion of God’s Word they will get this year,” an OM worker emphasised.

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Hope kindled

In a brothel in Central Europe, OM worker Sarah offered Nina a leaflet entitled You are beautiful my sister, a letter written specifically to individuals trapped in prostitution.

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First Gurbet-Serbian-English picture dictionary

“This publication is a tool to help those who will join Goran in sharing the gospel among Gurbet-speaking Roma, and lays the foundation for future Christian materials.”

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'What are these weird women doing here?'

Anna and Sarah knock boldly on brothel doors in Central Europe, requesting permission to speak to the ladies inside.

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The reason to stay

Jana’s decision to remain in her home country Georgia catches people’s attention, causing many to watch closely how she lives and what she lives for.

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Recognising the need of a Saviour

"Will God forgive me as well for what I have done?" asked a little girl in a Roma village of Serbia. 

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Letter of love to women in Red Light districts

OM EAST and partners have published a new leaflet, entitled 'You are Beautiful my Sister', for women working in prostitution.

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New translations to save our sisters

OM EAST is preparing to publish Deborah Meroff’s 'Save our Sisters' in a further six languages for distribution in Eastern Europe and the Balkans.

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Calm in the storm

Crisis turns into blessing as a local church reaches out to refugees arriving in Europe.

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