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God has given all of us gifts and talents. Are you willing to use those He’s given you, including professional skills, to serve him in the Philippines?

Discover where you might fit in OMF Philippines…

SHORT TERM

2 weeks to 12 months

  • Come on your own or as part of a team, from ages 18 to 99

  • Join us in serving

  • Share and grow in your faith

  • Explore, learn and observe local culture and language

  • Confirm God’s call to long-term service overseas

  • Increase your understanding of the needs in the Philippines

“During that trip, God grew my heart for His mission and His people… whether it’s through sending and supporting missionaries or… going.”

— Jenny, a Serve Asia worker

LONG TERM

1 year and longer

  • Start by learning the local language and culture

  • Build long-term relationships with Filipinos

  • Use the skills and talents God has given

  • Serve in different areas including:

    • evangelism and wholistic church planting in both urban and rural settings

    • training and teaching

    • support ministries: administration, hospitality, member care and teachers for missionary kids

“We must be global Christians with a global vision because we serve a global God.”

— John R.W. Stott

Swimming Upstream

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Mother Tongue Translation versus Lingua Franca: Some Thoughts on a Missiological Mainstay – A Response

In order to help readers better interact with the article "Mother Tongue Translation versus Lingua Franca: Some Thoughts on a Missiological Mainstay," we are including a conversation between a few experienced missionaries about some of the points made. We hope that other readers will continue this conversation with their friends or coworkers. Walter McConnell Grace [...]

From Chicago to Manila: Crossing Cultures in Youth Ministry

Working with Chicago teens prepared Rebecca for Manila.

Challenges faced by a Third Culture Kid returnee

Every now and then, we have missionaries returning home with their families for good, for one reason or another. Is it plain sailing for these children, often known as Third Culture Kids (or TCKs)? One such TCK, JB, shares her story on returning 'home' to the Philippines with her parents after living most of her [...]

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Contact

OMF International Philippines Field Office

PO Box 1997-1159
QCCPO, 1100 Quezon City
Philippines
Telephone: +63 2 931 0350
Cell/Mobile: +63 949 313 8478