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 [...]

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 [...]

What if 35 million prayed?

What if 35 million prayed? I can’t deal with it. I cannot deal with this. I don’t understand any of it. How inhumane can humans be? How many more need to suffer or die at the arms of this brutal [...]

Testing the Limits of our Hearts

As we welcome refugees into Australia, how should we respond? Jess talks about the need to welcome refugees into our borders and discusses ways in which we can love our neighbours. If you [...]

Finding refuge

05 NOV, 2015 | GREECE See Keen TAN Atefah* sits at the heart of Victoria Square in Athens and keeps a watchful eye over her three other children. Singaporean Eliza*, 24, a worker with OM, sits [...]