Missions

Finding Purpose

“God hears the struggles of my heart”: A journey of figuring out my full-time calling

Growing up, I always had a desire to serve God in full-time ministry. But I never entertained it much because of all the negative things I heard, which affected my view. “What about your family and...

Tech

Christians and the metaverse: Beware the dangers, behold the discipleship opportunities

Imagine a world where digital missions could possibly look like video games, where people can preach the gospel on the streets of the metaverse through their avatars. Or what about fully immersive...

Finding Purpose

“Our past will never be wasted”: What God can do with your willingness

He was 27 when he first joined the Operation Mobilisation (OM) ship Doulos to set sail to the Philippines. Known as the largest floating library in the world at that time, the ship ended up being the...

Missions

Home missions: What are they and how to do them

One disruption local churches faced as a result of the pandemic? Overseas mission trip cancellations when Singapore closed its borders. As a result, many churches pivoted to home missions. But what...

Missions

Yes, you can serve in missions through singlehood and marriage

In evangelical faith missions, it appears that 80 per cent of all single missionaries are women. Singleness is a hurdle that causes many young people to think twice about joining missions. So why...

Missions

Courage Calls: 5 things we learnt about suffering in missions

“Courage isn’t about not being afraid. It’s about doing the right things even if you’re afraid.” This memorable quote by Fayez*, an Egyptian missions leader with more than 25 years of...

Outreach

What does an escape room have to do with a riverboat sailing through Europe?

You’ve heard of escape rooms or maybe even been to one before, but have you seen an escape room on a boat? Riding on the popularity of the game that was still fairly new in Europe at that time,...

Missions

Living on a ship with 2 kids: The joy of serving together as a family

At just 41 years old, Willy Ong is the Executive Director of Operation Mobilisation (OM) Singapore.  But as Willy himself would tell you, this journey simply started with a search for the meaning of...

Tech

Exploring the new frontier: How we started going on digital mission trips

It was February 2020 and Joeyee* had her luggage packed, ready to spend the next one-and-a-half years in Thailand doing mission work.   Her flight ticket was bought and she had said her goodbyes to...