History in the Making

The excitement in the air was palpable as people began gathering in the local park. Questions abounded: What’s going on? Why are all these people in wheelchairs and on crutches here? Why are they [...]

A local worker in God’s harvest

03 OCT, 2016 | NEAR EAST Nicole James Before the Daesh (ISIS) offensive to annihilate the Yazidis in 2014, the people group remained largely unknown and “unreached,” according to long-term worker [...]

Caring for 5,500 Orphans

20 DEC, 2016 | NEAR EAST OM International “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from [...]

Running at full capacity: Evangelicals serve refugees in Lebanon

Running at full capacity: Evangelicals serve refugees in Lebanon 07 FEB, 2017 | NEAR EAST Nicole James Gaining eternal hope Maya* traveled to Lebanon after being wounded by a sniper in her home [...]

Reaching out to refugees

Reaching out to refugees 13 APR, 2017 | TURKEY Nicole James Close to home The picture broke her heart. Although the image of Aylan Kurdi, the three-year old Syrian boy who drowned September 2, [...]

Friends through football

Friends through football 09 JUNE 2016 | SERBIA At the end of April 2016, after nine months of ceaseless activity working amongst refugees at the Serbian border, the local OM team learnt that the [...]

Justice for refugees

Justice for refugees Nicole James “What does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” – Micah 6:8 (NIV) Early OM outreaches [...]