Let’s be honest! It is so easy to think that a stadium filled with eager listeners to the likes of Tim Keller or John Piper or Billy Graham could be an event used by God to create a mammoth Gospel breakthrough in some un- reached country. If God were to move, those thousands would then impact thousands more and before long, a movement would be started. A ripple effect! When I think about our theme verse, of God being able to do abundantly beyond what I ask or think, that kind of picture is what comes to mind.
But is that a Biblical picture? Think about God culling Gideon’s army down to 300 so that he could face 135,000 Midianites! Or think about when God revealed Himself to Elijah. It wasn’t in the whirlwind or fire or the earthquake. It was in a still, small voice! Or what about the Savior of the world being born in a manger?!
God loves to use the simple to profound the wise. We’ve seen God work similarly in history. In August 1806, a small group of college students gathered to talk about the spiritual situation in Asia and were caught in a storm. They sought shelter under a haystack. As the storm raged, they began to pray for missions. Historians say that the American Protestant missions movement can trace its genesis to that prayer meeting – a gathering of just 5 college students!
So, let us use this prayer guide well and by faith prayerfully start an enormous ripple of Gospel advance across the nations through our prayers. May our Heavenly Father graciously hear and answer our prayers, powerfully, for His glory and our good.
Click the links below to view this year's guide, sectioned by region of the world. Printed Prayer Guide Flipbooks can picked up at OMPC on Sundays or from the Receptionist Desk during the week.
International Student Outreach
OMPC Missions Team
Missionary Care Team
Disaster Response Team
Refugee Outreach, Clarkston, GA
Contact the Missions Office for more info on these opportunities to Serve Here.
Click the link below to see the list of other local and state-side ministries we support.
Many of our trips have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19, but we are hopeful for scheduling more trips in 2021! Check back here for more info in January 2021.
We will continue into US Missions Sunday with this year's theme titled "The Ripple Effect," where we will explore how even our smallest acts of faith can have grand ripples of impact for the Kingdom in our city, state, country and around the world.
On Sunday, October 11, we will welcome Alton Hardy, head pastor of Urban Hope Community Church, to preach the Word at all 3 services. He will also share with us the work God is doing in Birmingham and ways we can pray and come alongside them.
Sunday, October 18, is US Missions Sunday at OMPC where we will welcome guest speaker Richie Sessions of RUF, Vanderbilt to share with us about God's work in campus ministry at Vanderbilt and around the nation.
Faith Promise Pledge 2020
| Raul & Vivian Pacheco
Statistics prove that more than 2 billion people across the globe have never heard of Jesus. Hurting, lost, hungry, sick and dying people desperate for our help, but also desperate for their Savior.
Oak Mountain is deeply engaged in almost every corner of the world - doing God’s work through planting churches, encouraging communities and creating Gospel-centered, grace movements so that hope and healing can become real for His people. We currently support over 80 ministry partners in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Canada, South America, Central America and other places that we cannot mention because the saftey of our people could be at risk.
Each year, OMPC conducts a Global Missions Conference that is intended to raise awareness and support for our International Missionaries and their efforts. Please join us in continuing to pray for God's protection and direction for our missionaries, and ask that He enable you to learn, pray and give. Click here to view our list of short-term trips this year.
Just as importantly, if you don’t make a pledge, you may miss out on seeing God meet your needs. Those who don’t pledge will not be watching expectantly for how God will provide the pledged amount. They may be able to give, but it will not be the same faith-building experience as when pledging.
Stuart and Meriel Cashman: England
Asia Minor Partnership
James and Evelyn Anderson: Germany (off field)
John and Lynn Lehn: Croatia
Cartee and Colleen
Scott and Christine
Rob and Jennifer Ilderton: United Kingdom
Philip and Joy Kirkland: Greece
Whitney Shores: England
Chris and Emily Teague: Czech Republic
James and Grace Pineda: Brazil
Verne and Alina Marshall: Chile
Larry and Sandy Rockwell: Peru
Derek and Laura Doughtery: Peru
Marshall and Becca Kitron: Peru
Guillermo and Jennie Salinas: Mexico
Sam and Sarah Miller: Australia
Richard and Cherie Priebbenow
John and Melody Hunt: Thailand
Brian and Terri Firpo: Thailand
Stephen and Kellie
Brad Gutteridge: Laos
Jonah and Jennifer
Joe and Joannie
Thomas and Theresa Wilson: Japan
Calvin and Geeta
Phil and Amina
Wayne and Amy Newsome: Japan
Jonathan and Maggie
Brett and Taylor Rayl: Japan
Ellie Honea: Japan
Graham and Sarah Purcell: Russia
Don and Teri Horsley
Matt and Jonna
Tony and Tracy Boyd: Malaysia
Suzy Triplett: Thailand
Gregg and Julie Nicholson: Thailand
Michael Flayhart: Japan
Mark and Abigail
Coby and Pamela McGinty: South Africa
Bibb Prison Ministry
Urban Young Life, Sedrick Moore
Christian Service Mission
Christian Medical Ministry of Alabama, David Hinshaw
College Gold Fellowship, Rosson Anderson
Daymark Pastoral Counseling, Gordon Bals
Restore Ministries, Julie Sparkman
Sav-A-Life Shelby and Vestavia
Foundations Early Learning and Family Center
Hope Health Center, Tom Edwards
Immanuel Counseling, Mike Williams
Southeast Law Institute, Eric Johnston
STEPS Ministry, Steve Ward
Undone Redone, Lovvorns
Urban Hope Community Church
Inglesia La Fe, Octavio and Rosie Samper
Wellspring Group, Tim Bennett
Andy and Brooke Cheely
Campus Outreach Troy, Raul Pacheco
Common Ground Montgomery, Bryan Kelly
Clarkston Refugee Ministry, Jonathan Hastings
Auburn, Tanner Crum
Auburn, Michael Alsup
Alabama, Stewart Swain
Samford, Walt Davis
BSC, Joe Johnson
UAB, Adam Venable
Jacksonville State, Daniel Hightower
Intern, Jay Dial
REF, Burt Boykin
Sacred Road Ministries, Chris Granberry