From its inception, OC has been all about leader development. We ensure our mission workers continue growing and developing as leaders through the annual summer Leadership Development Program (LDP). This workshop brings together furloughing mission workers and leaders from our U.S. Mobilization Center.
This is not a One Challenge story. It’s God’s story. It’s Nabil’s story. We simply celebrate and share as members of His kingdom. Nabil’s Story Nabil grew up in a Muslim home in North Africa. His family was devout, practicing their prayer five times a day, fasting during Ramadan each year, and helping the poor. […]
When a crisis happens, we need to step outside normal ministry patterns and get involved in community ministry. After Cyclone Idai ripped through parts of Mozambique and the eastern mountains of Zimbabwe in mid-March, Zimbabweans sprang into action. One Challenge workers followed the peoples’ lead and worked alongside them to assist those areas experiencing crisis. […]
This article is about women and for women. (It’s ok guys, you may read it too. But it’s the women who will especially resonate with this story.) This is about the 200+ women who belong to the One Challenge global community. We are moms, daughters, sisters, singles, empty nesters, teachers, administrative assistants, Bible study leaders, […]
In early April, Tine Hardeman, an OC worker and Faith Academy legend, left the Philippines on to his next adventure – spending time with family in California. Although this may be a regular occurrence for many 87 year olds, Tine leaves a 62-year legacy of service at Faith Academy – the longest in the school’s […]
Spotlight on the One Challenge Global Research Team … Why Do Research? Did you know that OC has a dedicated team of researchers? You may wonder … why do we need research … and what qualities does an OC researcher have? They examine how God is already at work, and then determine what can be […]
“I believe OC can be one of the most leveraged mission agencies with the greatest impact through the smallest footprint (in terms) of personnel,” says Murray Moerman, 24-year Outreach Canada/One Challenge Global Alliance worker and current OC Board member. Murray is the founding facilitator of the Global Church Planting Network (GCPN), an international group of […]
Tuesday, March 12 – Two days before the OC Board meetings are set to begin, local news issues warnings about an upcoming BIG storm, a “bomb cyclone.” Wednesday, March 13 – Management tells everyone at our One Challenge Colorado Springs office to go home, and the office closes by 10am. But … several OC Board […]
As the OC Global Alliance, we rejoice as we see the Holy Spirit use the multi-faceted body of Christ in unity to further the gospel among the nations. What a joy to reflect on what God did last year! May it encourage all of us to press on in the love of Jesus Christ.
“Without the work you do – the education and care of our children – we could not do our ministry.” This is a common sentiment shared from parents to teachers at schools for mission kids (MKs) across the world. “Support” ministries often get put in a “second-class” file. On one hand, one might see why; […]