Come assist in our established sports ministry! Build on our existing program based on methods used around the world. If you love sports and would like to use that platform to introduce people to Jesus, then this is an opportunity for you!
We need someone who would be willing to join in organizing regular sporting activities with the aim of building relationships through social sport. This person would join a team who will be identifying true seekers and testing a strategy to bring these seekers from the playing field to following Jesus Christ. Once this is accomplished this person would have the opportunity to disciple and train new believers to replicate this ministry in another part of the city.
We are looking for people with the following qualities: sports enthusiast, organizational skills, leadership, enthusiasm, self-motivation and the ability to influence and motivate others.
Gifting in Evangelism and discipleship would be helpful (but is not strictly necessary). Any formal sports coaching/training qualifications or sports ministry training would be helpful (but not essential).
We offer ongoing training and development in sports ministry, evangelism and discipleship methods as well as support from an already-established sports-ministry team.
As soon as possible
“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.
“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.”
“We were strangers, and they called us over to bless us. They didn’t have to give us anything—let alone everything—but they did it with smiles on their faces. They didn’t know us; they didn’t expect anything in return; they just gave,” remembers Nicole.
“Christmas is about Jesus and celebrating His birth, and I’m realising each year that it doesn’t really matter if we’re eating roast chicken or horse meat or whether we’re with special family or up on stage singing. It’s a joy to celebrate the Light coming into the world,” shares Beth.
God uses OMers to show His love to local believers, who then spread that love to their own communities.