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GAP YEAR & TRAINING PROGRAMS

Do you desire to explore God's purpose for your life? We have training and discipleship programs ranging from 2 months to 2 years, designed to deepen your intimacy with God and equip you to share His love with those that don't know it.

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The Florence STEP (Short Term Exposure Program) is a unique opportunity for individuals to serve God in Florence, SC, USA at the OM Ships International campus. It is ideal for those with little, or no, missions experience and those looking to improve their English. Our desire is that participants learn and grow in their Christian walk and have their eyes and hearts opened to what God is doing through OM Ships. It is also an opportunity to seek the Lord for their next steps. We hope that each participant will leave with a better understanding of ministry and the part they have to play.
Do you have a desire to grow and be challenged to put your faith into action? Come and join us! With people from all over the world, you will be discipled to find your place of strategic involvement in seeing Vibrant Communities of Jesus Followers among the Least Reached. During Phase 1 we will help you to develop a Personalised Preparation Plan, based on what you have discovered about your place of strategic involvement. Phase 2 is a continuation of your journey in holistic missions.
REACH in Moldova and Romania (formerly known as MDT e³ – Missions Discipleship Training Eastern Europe Extreme) is an intensive discipleship training program aimed at equipping you for a missional life which makes disciples of others, wherever God calls you. We focus on growing you in your journey as a disciple through four key areas: cross-cultural community life and adventure, one-on-one mentoring and discipleship, spiritual growth and leadership development, and practical experience of missions and evangelism. We aim to prepare you, equip you and expand your world view as you discover all that God has prepared in advance for you to do!
REACH in Moldova and Romania (formally MDT e³ – Missions Discipleship Training Eastern Europe Extreme) is an intensive discipleship training program aimed at equipping you for a missional life which makes disciples of others, wherever God calls you. We focus on growing you in your journey as a disciple through four key areas: cross-cultural community life and adventure, one-on-one mentoring and discipleship, spiritual growth and leadership development, and practical experience of missions and evangelism. We aim to prepare you, equip you and expand your world view as you discover all that God has prepared in advance for you to do!
We aim to give participants - knowledge and experiences to help them grow, and continue growing, in their knowledge of, and intimacy with God and awareness of self - an understanding of God's heart for the nations. We particularly focus on what God is doing amongst Muslim people in the world and within our movement, while exposing participants to various opportunities. Participants will learn biblical and proven skills and tools to engage Muslim peoples while serving on a multicultural team. Participants will be provided opportunities to apply what they have learned within Turkey and another Muslim country, when possible.
The Florence STEP (Short Term Exposure Program) is a unique opportunity for individuals to serve God in Florence, SC, USA at the OM Ships International campus. It is ideal for those with little, or no, missions experience and those looking to improve their English. Our desire is that participants learn and grow in their Christian walk and have their eyes and hearts opened to what God is doing through OM Ships. It is also an opportunity to seek the Lord for their next steps. We hope that each participant will leave with a better understanding of ministry and the part they have to play.
Do you want a chance to serve the Lord in an international missions' hub during this significant time in history? OM in Belgium invites you to join Pivot, our new short-term mission program, which provides an amazing opportunity to be part of Christian missions’ history by volunteering alongside our missionaries as we navigate life through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you want a chance to serve the Lord in an international missions' hub during this significant time in history? OM in Belgium invites you to join Pivot, our new short-term mission program, which provides an amazing opportunity to be part of Christian missions’ history by volunteering alongside our missionaries as we navigate life through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Life on the ships is fast-paced and can be intense. Come with a servant heart, an attitude to learn, and willingness to be flexible and this could be the experience of a lifetime. Many who have been on STEP bear witness to the huge impact it has made on their lives, and to how God has worked in and through them.
Do you want a chance to serve the Lord in an international missions' hub during this significant time in history? OM in Belgium invites you to join Pivot, our new short-term mission program, which provides an amazing opportunity to be part of Christian missions’ history by volunteering alongside our missionaries as we navigate life through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you have a desire to grow in your faith? Do you want to be trained in practical ministry skills and want to be challenged to put your faith into action? Come and join our MDT+ programme! Together with other people from all over the world, you will be trained, discipled, guided to find your place of strategic involvement in seeing Vibrant Communities of Jesus Followers among the Least Reached.
Life on the ships is fast-paced and can be intense. Come with a servant heart, an attitude to learn, and willingness to be flexible and this could be the experience of a lifetime. Many who have been on STEP bear witness to the huge impact it has made on their lives, and to how God has worked in and through them.
REACH The City exists in the UK to train disciples for mission in an urban context. Based in one of Europe’s most culturally diverse cities, REACH will invest in you through high quality training and mentoring so that you can know God and His world better, meet the challenges of discipleship, and join in God’s mission to reach the unreached. An initial 3-month period of intensive training is followed by an overseas mission placement of 3 months.

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The
Ship

All aboard the adventure

Live, work, and serve with people from all nations, on board the Logos Hope as it visits port cities of the world.
Worldwide

Discipleship
Training

Explore bold new horizons

Intensive discipleship gap year programs focused on equipping you for a missional life wherever God calls you.
Europe & S. Africa

Africa
Trek

Discipleship on the move

Deepen your intimacy with God in the classroom, on the road, or in a remote village while traveling through African communities.
Africa

Traveling
Team

Mission on the Edge

Be trained and challenged to reach out to Arabs and Muslims as you travel through religiously closed communities.
Near East