One of the things that I love about this half-day of prayer together is that praises and prayer requests are gathered from all of our OC teams worldwide.
Greg Gripentrog, President of OC International, recently shared about the character of OC’s found, Dick Hills (1913-2005), at our One Challenge USA team retreat. I hope Dick’s heart and passion inspires you as you align with God’s mission!
I am so grateful for the churches and individuals who support us in prayer and with finances so we can serve as missionaries on the One Challenge USA team.
Guest Post by Karl Teichert
I am blessed to serve as a missionary with One Challenge on the US Ministries team!
I always wanted to be a missionary (since I was a teenager) but I never wanted to raise support!
Healthy communication among church planting team members is vital to the effective starting of a new church.
One of the biggest encouragers in my life is Mike Gaston. I’ve known Mike for many years (he was actually my sister’s youth pastor in Junior High). He currently serves as the Outreach Pastor at Grace Baptist Church in Santa Clarita, California. Previously, he served with his wife and kids as missionaries in Cameroon and France.
My colleague David White who serves with OC International in the Philippines has planted churches and trains and coaches church planters. Several years ago he wrote a great book on church planting –
Missions Fest Seattle Starts Today!