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Orientation to the New

The past few weeks have been a blur. Imagine, if you can, what the headlines might read if we published a daily newsletter of first weeks here in Singapore, as members of OMF’s Orientation Course. Norovirus sweeps thru the ranks of team during their first week together! Representatives from every continent for the 1st time! Team completes consensus building activity in record time! Accidental food poisoning surprises team! Au and Eunice ride a bicycle built …

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We’ve arrived!

On Monday around noon local time, we arrived after a 19 hour flight (with a layover in-between). Immediately we were drenched in the heat and humidity of the tropics as we left the airport. We are now in the midst of a 4-week orientation course. We are learning about our organization’s mission, vision, and values of OMF, the necessary adjustments and spiritual mindset for effective ministry in Asian cultures, and practical matters concerning personal health, …

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A Preferred Future – Send Me!

Good friends, mentors, and colleagues of ours at the Institute for Cultural Communicators have helped us to understand that having a vision is key to getting to a preferred future. Without vision, a people perish. Without vision, we won’t know what we’re striving towards. Let’s consider a vision shown to a follower of God, thousands of years ago. In the same year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a grand throne way up …

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Embracing Brokenness. Finding Wholeness

No one chooses brokenness. It comes upon us…suddenly or gradually. But then we find and then recognize we are broken. Is it a failed dream for a child? Is it the realization that what I’ve labored for wasn’t worth the effort? Is it years of faithful work seemingly without reward? Is it the inescapable reality of death approaching, lurking around the corner, for a loved one? For Eunice, it’s been the slow but persistent clarion …

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Verses to guide transformation from despair to hope

He sent me to announce that the time has come for the Lord to show his kindness, when our God will also punish evil people. He has sent me to comfort those who are sad, those in Zion who mourn. I will take away the ashes on their head, and I will give them a crown. I will take away their sadness, and I will give them the oil of happiness. I will take away their sorrow, and …

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