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Guided by God's plan

God leads an American family to marketplace opportunities in the Arabian Peninsula after redirecting them from their first foray into missions.

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Adapting to the times

Aline shares her thoughts on what it's like being on the mission field in our current times.

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Ready to help

When Patrick prayed for the Lord to lead him to one person whom he could further train and equip, Samuel was not the obvious choice.

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Going the extra mile

Yan and Yuliia Batshev, Ukranian emigrants, reach out to both Serbian-speaking Montenegrins and the Russian-speaking Ukrainians living in Bar, Montenegro, through the OM church plant, Mozaik.

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How to leave the mission field

There’s no pretending that transition is easy. “Some of us really struggle for up to six months and that can be very draining for everyone involved.”

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Living with God as your provider

Petrus and Maria (South Africa) were led to radically give towards the needs of a family in Israel, not knowing how God would provide for themselves—and were blessed over and abundantly beyond what they hoped or even asked for.

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God's word to heart

One woman shares how she first encountered God's Word—and the joy she finds now in sharing about Jesus with women in Afghanistan.

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From the living room straight onto the mission field

By the time May 2020 rolled around, the team came up with a plan for something they have never done before – online prayer meetings.

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Pray without ceasing

Through trials and troubles, Alan and Vicki experienced God's love and peace, sharing it with others wherever they go.

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Missions and mountains

“God’s really changed me,” Laura says. “As He sets free others, He works as well in me because I’ve gained a lot of freedom in my life.”

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Equipping locals to share peace in a world of division

Gabriel equips local believers to share their faith in a world of division and conflict in Israel.

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Strong foundations

An OM worker in Pakistan rebuilds his house after an earthquake in 2016 and ends up growing a house fellowship in his living room to almost 80 people.

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'Our labour is not in vain'

A Filipino worker serves in her home country, alongside her husband, to disciple and equip tribal people in Palawan, Philippines.

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The family had an agonising experience in 2019 when their house burnt down with all their belongings in it.

The church of Acts re-builds a house

The family had an agonising experience in 2019 when their house burnt down with all their belongings in it. 

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The physiotherapist and the corona blues

Aneli, a Mexican physiotherapist, gave up her comfortable home, job, and being close to family to use her professional skills to reach out to special needs people in Albania. Her plans seem to come to a halt with the coronavirus pandemic, however, until God opens the door for her to share His love in a beautiful, unplanned way.

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Do something, from within your own bubble

Carrot farmers Mick and Tracey Rieck from Australia fundraise for OM’s anti-human trafficking project in Cambodia.

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Listening and leaning in

Women’s groups in Central Asia share stories of struggle and introduce the grace of God.

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God draws near through His people

With 23 years of experience serving in the Middle East, Salome offers intercultural coaching for churches in Switzerland seeking to share God’s love in their international communities.

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Sharing God’s love

When the Esaus left their small Canadian town 52 years ago, they expected to be teaching at a Bible school. God however had other plans.

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Ongoing conversations

For teens Grace and Sophia, sharing Christ's love with those who don't know Him is what they are used to.

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