Skill/gifting: We are looking for women and men who are happy to teach basic health lesson in our rural communities that are ripe with animistic and folk Islamic health believes as well as just a general lack of understanding of how our body and health issues work.
Come join a church planting team committed to holistic development working among the unreached on the roof of the world in Central Asia.
We teach on pregnancy and child health, infectious diseases like hepatitis, HIV and sexual transmitted diseases, diabetes, blood pressure and other topics depending on what the local community feel is their biggest need.
We are looking for people who enjoy facilitating participatory lessons with rural communities, teach basic health and hygiene and use these opportunities to build lasting deep relationships with the village community. We also train village nurses as we pass on these lessons so they can support their communities better in the future.
As soon as possible
"If you are starting out on the language and culture learning journey or if you have been at it a while and are feeling tired and despondent, I encourage you to persevere. To stick with it and pray for strength to continue. Keep asking questions and keep learning about the culture," urges Beth.
Trabajadores de OM en Asia Central forman relaciones con mujeres que la sociedad desprecia, mostrando que no son menos; son amadas.
“I love hearing from the local people here about the workers that have gone before us who have now returned to their passport countries,” shares Beth. “I hear stories like: ‘She taught me to quilt’ or ‘She gave me this recipe’ or ‘She taught me how to set a table for foreigners.’ And, of course, the best stories begin: ‘She taught me about Jesus.’ These are the things those who have gone before us have left behind.”
Después de años de vivir entre un grupo apartado de personas no alcanzadas, los obreros de OM ven a Dios atraer a los primeros creyentes locales a sí mismos.
After years of living among a remote unreached people group, OMers see God draw the first local believers to Himself.
“If I am completely honest, I think I spent our first two years in Central Asia longing to go home to our home country (or even to the USA where we had lived for a short while),” admits Beth. “I would pray: Your will God but deep down I was hoping that His will was that we wouldn’t be here long.”