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Obituary: a reflection on the life of Dr. Michael Griffiths (1928-2022)

Dr. Michael Griffiths, former General Director of OMF International died at the age of 93 on 9 January 2022. An enthusiastic, visionary leader, Michael Griffiths had a remarkable and multi-faceted Christian ministry as a leader, teacher and writer. Above all else Michael was a passionate advocate for the church to take up her global mission […]

OMF announces death of Michael Griffiths (1928-2022)

OMF is sad to announce the death of former General Director Dr. Michael Griffiths (1928-2022) on 9 January at the age of 93. Michael was the sixth General Director of OMF, serving between 1969 and 1980. He was one of the youngest individuals to take on the role at the age of 41. He guided […]

Equipped Part 3: Spreadsheets and the gospel

In the final part of his Equipped series, our media intern Dan explores how God gives us different skills and leads us to serve in different places, but makes us members of one body with a common purpose. Don’t miss part 1 and part 2. I wonder if, like me, spreadsheets give you a sense [...]

Equipped Part 2: Jesus and the marine biologist

Equipped is a new three-part series of blog posts from our media intern, Dan, looking at how God shapes and equips us to do his will, using ordinary people to share the good news of Jesus at home and overseas. Catch up on part 1 here. Rob’s main passions in life are marine biology, football, [...]

The Life I Now Live: A review

I wonder what comes to mind when you hear the word ‘missionary’? Maybe it sounds like a thing of the past, a slightly outdated job that no one does anymore. Or perhaps you think cross-cultural work is only for really holy people, or something you could never do. Joelle Kenny’s story is neither outdated nor [...]

Equipped Part 1: Called to Cambodia

Equipped is a new three-part series of blog posts from our media intern, Dan, looking at how God shapes and equips us to do his will, using ordinary people to share the good news of Jesus at home and overseas. Joelle Kenny thought she wasn’t good enough to be a Christian, let alone a missionary. [...]

Serve Asia Podcast: Discover Series

Have you ever wanted to get a Christian perspective on the people and places of East Asia? While we can learn a lot from documentaries and history books, there’s something special about hearing how God is at work in other countries and there are many exciting stories that don’t make it into our social media [...]

Introducing our new media intern, Dan

Dan, our new media intern, joined us in September to spend three months developing his media skills and discovering more about sharing the good news of Jesus in East Asia. We asked him a few questions to get to know him better:  Tell us about your background  I was born and raised in Basingstoke, also known as Doughnut City for [...]

Giving thanks for the life of John Wallis, former National Director

OMF (UK) is sad to announce that John Wallis, our former National Director, passed away on 7 September at the age of 85 following a stroke.

John served as National Director from 1978 until 1989, but this was just a part of a life dedicated to sharing the good news of Jesus Christ.

Goodbye to Sam, the Pandemic Intern

Back in November we asked Sam to introduce himself as our new media intern. Seven months on, Sam’s time with us has flown by! We asked him to share a little of what he’s learnt along the way. How did you end up doing the OMF media internship? My original intention with OMF had been [...]

Thai Travels: the making of A Taste of Asia

What's the story behind OMF (UK)'s new children's book A Taste of Asia? Author Reuben Grace explains more about the journey that led to him writing this family devotional adventure title. My favourite part of BBC nature documentaries is the ‘making of’ segment at the end. It’s fascinating to see all the equipment, trials and tribulations [...]

How to keep a passion for mission alive: walking to Japan

Joshua Nixon had been on one short-term trip to Japan before COVID-19 hit and was preparing to go again in 2020. Wondering how to keep focused on his calling, he hit on the idea of walking the distance to Japan across the island of Ireland instead....  Joshua shares his story and what he’s learnt along [...]

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