Taiwan – Serving the Working Class

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Taiwan Fast Facts:

Location: Southeast Asia near China, Japan, Philippines

Population: 23 million (15 million working-class)

Major cities: Taipei, Kaohsiung, Taichung

Climate: Marine-tropical

Geography: Mountains in the east, plains in the west

Languages: Taiwanese, Mandarin

Religion: 

  • 93% combination of folk religions, Buddism, Confucianism, Taoism
  • 4.5% Christian + Catholic
  • 2.5% other
  • Working class:  0.1% Christian

Government: Democratic

Industries: Electronics, IT products, petroleum refining, textiles

Known for: wonderful food, friendly people, green mountains, blue oceans

God is moving in Taiwan

We are a group of about 60 people from more than a dozen nations. We seek to share the gospel with individuals, care for the hurting and establish growing churches among Taiwan’s unreached majority—the working class.  We are here because most people in Taiwan have no idea of the hope that Jesus Christ offers to them. This is especially true of the working class—the vast majority of whom are in bondage to idolatry and superstition and the destruction these bring.

Latest Stories

  • Coming Home

    If you met Pastor David 10 years ago, you’d have struggled to recognise him. He shares: ‘I used to be a gang member.  In fact, I used drugs in the past, too.  But Jesus changed me in the rehab centre.  So, in the future I want to serve in a rehab centre too.’ In 2000, [...]
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  • Finding Jesus at the ‘Wine Bottle’

    Sally owns the ‘Wine Bottle’, a successful high-end wine store. She’s a member of our shop workers church and has been a believer for about 12 years. She loves Jesus and the main impression you get on meeting her is that she wants others to know him too. She is constantly inviting people to church [...]
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  • Mr Wu the policeman

    Pei-lun and her family were brought to our ministry centre, Christ Centre through English Corner conversation classes. OMF workers Wayne and Angela had visited her family and tried to keep in contact with her husband, Mr. Wu. But because Mr. Wu is a policeman who is seldom at home, it’s difficult to meet him. God [...]
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  • Transformed marriage

    ‘Tian Gong, Heavenly Grandfather, please help me! If you save my marriage I will trust and obey you!’  Su cried out desperately to a god she only knew by this name.  She was running away from home. She had tried to give up her struggle for a good marriage and to cultivate her character according [...]
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  • A light in the community

    Sloth is an 8th grader who attends the youth group in Puxin. He is quiet around his classmates but, surprisingly, at youth group he’s the first to answer questions. Sloth loves to stay at the end for games with the other students, but the missionaries urge him to go home as soon as the youth [...]
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