Skills/gifts: Poverty is the root cause of many of the difficulties in rural communities, we are looking for people who are passionate about empowering simple village and small town people with limited education in income generation activities.
We conduct simple business seminars, support the write up of business plans and mentor the partners during implementation. While we help with the business we also share about stewardship and other values that enable people to be people living after God’s word.
In the future we might look into developing an even simple course or training for woman who are near illiterate people not familiar with “business plans” to mentor them into these concepts in practical ways.
As soon as possible
“As we visit homes in the village and meet with children with cerebral palsy and their parents, the memory of this boy in pain gives me energy and impetus to keep going, to keep teaching and showing and training as much as I am able, so that other kids can have a chance to be well cared for and helped,” says Beth.
Our experience with this boy encourages us to keep smiling, to keep telling people that besides what the culture tells them – they are loved by God, not cursed, and their love is seen by their children.”
"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.