Everywhere we look in our techno-digital age, we see a powerful wave of innovation, driven by understanding the needs and desires of others and how they can be served, oftentimes for profit. But is innovation reserved for global enterprise, science and mad geniuses, or is it within reach of individuals? Can we advance our mission through innovation as we empathise with the needs, challenges and hopes of people?
Within the span of a few generations, truth as an arbiter of reality has been assailed, deconstructed, distorted and devalued to the point where its existence and authority in the affairs of mankind are challenged. Once considered absolute, truth is being replaced by relative truth, rationalisation, contextual truth or personal, private truth that owe no accountability to anyone, especially Almighty God. As followers of Jesus, who declared, “I am the way, the truth and the life” (Jn.14:6, NIV) — not one among many — we must subject ourselves to the truth in all we think, say and do.
Kumar, a lifelong cyclist and dedicated missions worker, has spent nearly 40 years reaching out to the Hethne community, using his cycling prowess to raise funds and encouraging professionals to engage with the Hethne people — all while embracing challenges and heartwarming encounters.
Yvonne’s unwavering faith and reliance on God led her from simple beginnings as a missions worker in South Asia, where she not only served on the field but also became a compassionate counsellor to fellow workers, helping them navigate personal and cultural challenges in their pursuit of spreading the gospel.
Since the book of Acts, a debate has been waged regarding how our faith in Jesus is best experienced and expressed. This has created an unfounded dichotomy between doctrine and deed, heads and hands or, as the title reads, nouns and verbs. In reality, we need to explore anything that, when evident, accurately depicts faith.
William and Janice, spent three years on Logos Hope, visiting 55 places across five continents. While learning to handle familial expectations, they pursued their mission of bringing hope and help to nations.
In 1975, 20-year-old Rodney joined Logos, embarking on a 50-year commitment to missions. Inspired by her parents’ example, his daughter Marianne pursued missions as well, leaving behind her career plans.
Born with a hand disability, Edward used to struggle with self-consciousness and a poor self-image. However, his faith in Jesus transformed his confidence. He and his wife embarked on ministry in West Asia, facing challenges but seeing God provide unexpected opportunities.
At 04:00 on 6 February 2023, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake, followed by several large aftershocks, took place near the city of Gaziantep, Türkiye, in the southeastern part of the country. People across Türkiye, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus and Israel were reported to have felt it. Since then, OM’s partners have responded to help many.