Many people would say that's the sound of a church service on any typical Sunday morning. Deadly boring... soapy platitudes... hypocritical denunciations... prudish warnings against anything real and deeply pleasurable... ranks of drowsy worshipers putting in their mandatory time in "God's house" before being released once more to life outside the dim stained glass, behind which they comfortably deposit most of their religion until the next weekend.

If that's Christianity, who wants it?

On the contrary, Christianity is a face-to-face reunion with God. Visit our "Eyewitnesses" section to read how Jesus Christ is wonderfully alive and busy in the world today, bringing people to life. As people believe in him and open their hearts and lives to him, they find that he is undeniably real, powerful, and good. Our earnest hope is that you also will become an eyewitness of his majesty.

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Short-term Missions: OPC Disaster Relief


Japan: Construction Workers Needed

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A message from David Nakhla: About three months ago, I wrote to you, updating you on the status of the OPC’s Disaster Response effort in Japan. I wrote of the need for construction workers to help with two projects in the Sendai area: repair the walls of the Sendai Church transform a former dental office into a Ministry Relief Center in the more rural town of Yamamoto Cho, just a little south of Sendai Due to the fact that building material is twice the price in Japan as in the US, our intention was to ship the building materials from the US. Little did we know of the difficulties we would run up against in attempting to order, pack, and [read more]

There are many opportunities for service around the world. This link will take you to information about the OPC’s Short-term Missions and Disaster Response Teams.