OMF is serving the church, sharing the gospel. OMF partners with 2,500+ workers from over 40 nations to serve more than 100 East Asian people groups.
From Hudson Taylor and the CIM to our current ministry as OMF, see how God has been at work globally to bring East Asia’s people into his kingdom.
We support the growth of the East Asian church, serve its communities and take the good news of Jesus to people that have not heard it.
Connect with our rep in your local area. They can equip and enable you to explore how you can be involved in God's work in the world.
East Asian people are as diverse as the region's landscape. Each country is unique while possessing resilience and beauty. Learn more about East Asia now.
We'll journey in mission with you as you discover some of the ways you can be part of God's global mission to reach all nations with the gospel.
Just five minutes of prayer a day can make a difference. And with the right resources, you can start praying for East Asia straight away.
Whether you want to go in East Asia for two weeks or twenty years, we can connect you to the right opportunities, training and support.
Serve Asia is OMF’s short-term missions programme for those who want to serve East Asia’s peoples for up to 12 months.
Your prayers, financial support and friendship can provide essential help needed for OMF workers to flourish in cross-cultural work.
Living in the UK & Ireland but want to get involved in what God is doing in East Asia? Our volunteer network is for you.
Our internships in our UK office enable young adults to gain work experience within a mission agency context.
If you want to hear OMF workers speak about their work in person, talk to OMF members about how you could get involved, or simply want to get together with othe
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May 18, 2022
Reaching out to socially disadvantaged women in Japan
Rie, a single mom in Japan, has struggled to provide for her two children ever since Covid hit. She works at a hot spring resort hotel and her salary has been reduced. Maya’s husband had become more violent toward her during the pandemic. She wants to...
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May 13, 2022
Japanese women seeking a better way of life
I met Naoko at a discussion group promoting organic farming and natural living organised by a vegan cafe. She was disillusioned with work and the typical Japanese way of life and sought something more in tune with nature. We ended up meeting to read...
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May 09, 2022
Eating, English, Exercise: God's tools to connect me with Japanese ladies
When God guided me to Japan, the two main “ingredients” he used to convince me were:
• Japan had less than 1% Christians—so there really was a need for missionaries, and
• I’d have many opportunities to minister to women, which fitted my gifting.
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We’ve been sharing the good news of Jesus in East Asia for over 150 years. But the way we do it is always evolving, just like East Asia itself.
We’re always looking for different ways to be more effective. Which means we’re always looking for many different kinds of people to get involved.
So if you want to find out more or see what you could do, you’ve come to the right place.