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A Call to Build a Church: Part 2

This is part two of a two-part blog. For part one, click here. (LINK) Chuck later explained how he and his son Jonathan (the field director of OMS Hungary) got involved with the building project. I saw through this story...
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Say “Hello” to Camp Season!

The camp season is coming! Next week, the season kicks off with the first of several teams and volunteers arriving in Hungary. It is both an exciting and exhausting time for us all. Would you join us in praying over...
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That Time I Lost My Appendix

I was lying on an ultrasound exam table when the mood in the room noticeably shifted. The older doctor smearing gel around my stomach suddenly became serious and called over her shoulder in Hungarian, asking her assistant to run and...
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A Photo Update from Szentmargitfalva

We are excited that the work is continuing in Szentmargitfalva once again. Some volunteers from last year have returned to work on the chapel, including Jonathan’s dad, who is leading the project. We have also already had a few new...
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Just Jump

Have you ever been skydiving or bungee jumping before? I’ve been skydiving. In fact, that’s where I met my husband—but that’s a story for a different day! On a beautiful summer day, here in New Zealand, a group of four...
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Implications of Prevenient Grace

OMS’ beliefs have been heavily influenced by the Anglican Priest and founder of Methodism, John Wesley. Wesley had a distinct and clear understanding of God’s grace, which “can be defined as the love and mercy given to us by God...
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God Is Faithful

Lately, I have been really enjoying Facebook’s “On This Day” feature. For those of you who aren’t familiar, this little feature allows you to see things you posted and friends you made on that day throughout the years. Sometimes these...
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Field Focus: Community Impact

The “Community Impact” team, formerly known as the “Transformational Ministries” team has been going through a development process over the past few months. The goal of this team is to come alongside churches and help them create programs that directly...
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Field Focus: Business as Mission

1 Corinthians, chapter 12 talks about the many talents and abilities of Christians in the Church. Obviously, the Church needs preachers, teachers, and youth pastors. Not so obvious, are the secretaries, accountants, and other professionals who do important work in...
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Get to Know Sadie

Sadie Sprankle was born and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. After she graduated university in 2016, she moved to Kyiv, Ukraine, to serve on the OMS team for a year. Her first time in Hungary was in August 2018. She spent...
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