Our Values

1. We trust in God.

  • Praying as an expression of faith is an integral part of our life and service.
  • Depending on God for holy living, fruit in our work and for all our needs.
  • Inviting others to join us in a life of faith and prayer.

2. We are a fellowship.

  • Pursuing our vision and mission together.
  • Caring for and supporting each other and sharing resources.
  • Encouraging and enhancing each other’s effectiveness.

3. We are passionate to reach the unreached.

  • Keeping a sharp focus on the neglected frontiers.
  • Constantly evaluating and innovating in line with our vision.
  • Taking prayerful risks and persevering with the task God has given us.

4. We practice incarnational ministry.

  • Identifying with the people and living an appropriate lifestyle.
  • Learning culture, language and worldview.
  • Working in ways that encourage indigenous movements.

5. We partner in ministry.

  • With sending churches globally.
  • With local churches in the ministry context.
  • With likeminded Christians and mission agencies.

6. We lead from the ministry context.

  • Strategy is developed by those engaged in the ministry.
  • Structures, administration and policies are designed to serve the ministry.
  • Home and field work together to accomplish the ministry objectives.

7. We celebrate diversity in unity.

  • Valuing the diversity that God has given us in OMF International, such as ethnic, denominational, generational, personality, gifts and gender.
  • Respecting one another and maintaining our unity in Christ.
  • Fostering unity and cooperation among Christians.