Stories

Happy endings

“As I watched the ending scene (that lasted about three minutes) I thought about the “happy ending” notion,” says Ava. “Is it real or is it a fairy tale? A utopia created by Hollywood to give their viewers a false sense of hope in the reality of a broken world? And so, I said to myself: I believe in happy endings.”

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A promising start

Through people like Arayk, locals have started to listen to God's word and are responding to it in a small town.

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Beyond the Easter bunny

In partnership with local churches, a team shared the good news of Easter through music with all kinds of people in Austria.

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Friendship through the valley

God carries missionary friends through ‘a dark night of the soul’ in Hungary.

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Relationships transformed

God not only rescued Kamil and Klaudia's marriage but also transformed their relationships with Him.

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Church planting in Tunceli

A short-term creative outreach team helps long-term workers connect with several young men in a least-reached area.

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Hope through the valleys

Although Debora's journey to get to House of Joy was one filled with valley after valley, she never lost hope and her friend Anita never stopped praying.

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'I can follow Jesus now'

A single mother finds hope through a Self Help Group and is sharing the good news.

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Aliens do exist

Ali Geake, Internal Communications Director, discusses the change living in another culture has had on her life and outlook.

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A beacon of light for kids and teens

Children's club at the church in Tkvarcheli, which is held by MDT students, impacts lives of local children and gives them hope.

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The joy of Easter at a fitness centre

Easter is a popular time for outreaches in Europe. Stories from last year inspire this year's team.

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Believe to receive – sharing the hope of Easter

Small outreach teams will share the life-changing message of the gospel with hundreds of women in brothels and on the street this Easter.

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Church without walls

God uses a bold husband and wife team to be His witness among Somali people everywhere.

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No more excuses

Lila from Argentina wanted to go on a mission trip, but always had a reason not to. Then she found the opportunity to serve refugees.

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Mission trip taught her dependence on God

Marcela (Argentina) experienced the power of God working through her while on a mission trip in Israel.

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This is how God showed His power

Martin (Argentina) wasn’t sure whether short-term missions was his idea or God’s—until he went on an unforgettable 14-day outreach to Panama.

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From Argentina to Africa

Belen, 20, discovers she doesn't need to wait to serve God in missions when He sends her to Africa for six weeks.

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OM's ship and OM Latin America: going further together

Cartagena, Colombia :: An interview with Julie Paniagua, Associate Area Leader for resourcing with OM Latin America.

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Using new technology to share the gospel

When it comes to reaching the least-reached, OM workers are using new technology to make ministry more effective—one byte at a time.

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Loving in word and deed

OM first looked to other organisations to provide practical aid but now couples relief and development with its core vision.

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