News & Stories

Read the latest news & stories

from local Christians and OMF workers

in East Asia.

News & Articles

Unexpected outcome of a short-term missions trip

Candace’s short-term trip didn’t turn out as expected, but God was at work.

God is still surprising me in Japan

Rachel’s noticed God even uses everyday things like kittens to reach people in Japan.

My short term ministry trip feels like a vacation

Evelyn came to Japan to serve families by taking care of their kids.

How a short term missions trip changed my life

Jane sensed God calling her overseas, but didn’t know if her gifts could be used.

Stories from East Asia

Do you like pancakes?

As we sat down for Bible study, I was excited to open God’s Word with Jacky. Since he was unfamiliar with the Bible, I had him read the Scripture passage out loud. I was so excited that a completely unreached person was reading the Bible! After all, this is what I came to Taiwan for! [...]

I Was a Grandfather for a Week

As a grandfather, I didn’t think I would fit into missions.

Unexpected outcome of a short-term missions trip

Candace’s short-term trip didn’t turn out as expected, but God was at work.

God is still surprising me in Japan

Rachel’s noticed God even uses everyday things like kittens to reach people in Japan.

Chiayi’s biggest night market

One of the most common recreations in Taiwan is going to the night market. There are at least two types of night markets around. One kind has mostly food, clothing and other kinds of shopping. The other kind of night market has also includes a lot of games for both kids and adults alike. Our [...]

My short term ministry trip feels like a vacation

Evelyn came to Japan to serve families by taking care of their kids.

Making the most of our investments

Our missionaries are a big investment. It costs money for them to fly to Taiwan, to move things here, to learn the language and culture, to look after their health, to educate their children, enabling their ministries and assisting them to stay here and share God’s love with the Taiwanese people. Sometimes we can be [...]

How a short term missions trip changed my life

Jane sensed God calling her overseas, but didn’t know if her gifts could be used.