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Here's all the latest news from our overseas and homeland missionaries around the world. You can also find out more about events taking place within the UK as well as forthcoming opportunities to serve with OMS.

27 November 2011

From Hot Mozambique to Cold Ireland!

On these hot days Abigail & Joshua love to cool down in the water!! We praise God however that this year the weather has not been unbearable! We have had lots of overcast warm days in the high 20′s which is really pleasant!! However we do realise that we are in for a shock when we come...

21 November 2011

What transition looks like

The road to Edinburgh just after 7 am. See the OMS homepage, World Wide Mission blog for an article on Transition written by Steve.

18 November 2011

Three birthdays in Stepps

In our family 3/5 of our birthdays are celebrated within a month. It is the Davies festive season, where plenty of birthday cards are standing up on the mantel piece and our well-used “Happy Birthday” banner hangs on the wall.  It has been with us for over 6 years, and without it a...

17 November 2011


I was taught that “steps” is spelled with just one “p”. So, it became as a big surprise to find another kind of “steps”, one that needs a second “p”. (The joys of mastering a foreign language do not stop in our family.) We are living exactly there,...

17 November 2011


Transition: it’s a word that must be getting weary from over-use in our changing days, but there are surely moments when it fits.  I wonder whether, as missionaries, we may be blessed with a special sense that we’re just passing through – temporary lodgers in the world, suitcases in the...

17 November 2011

Man Proposes, God Disposes

In my younger, fitter days, a particularly favourite jogging route of mine would take me along Shirley Road and passed the St. Helens depot for hauliers Suttons Transport.  The clock tower overseeing the main gate at ‘Suttons’ once stood on the estate of racing driving Sir John Whitmore and was...

17 November 2011

The Castros in Spain

“You are an answer to our prayers”, said Mark and Kay Johnson, missionaries that planted the Camarma church, a church that gathers at the school where Gail teaches and Melissa and Ruth study. They had been praying for years for missionaries that would come to evangelise Meco, the town to which we...

08 November 2011


Saturday was a momentous day for Igreja Evangelica Palavra Viva. Four leaders were consecrated as Pastors and four as Deacons. Aimee and Raul did a great job leading the celebration.Pastor Vaughan Telfer, who was a missionary with OMS in Mozambique in the past, came for a special visit to...


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