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8 October 2012

LOVE – Taiwan

Love – the heart of mission is loving people as Christ loved us.

A typical day in the life of one OMF worker in Taiwan.

Music by David Jansen

Produced by OMF Taiwan and SeetoPhotography

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Finding Those to Lead

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