Michael OhWhat Do Cross-Cultural Missionaries Cross Cultures For? (Session VIII)

Summary

Michael Oh of the Lausanne Movement calls Christians to care about all types of global suffering, especially eternal suffering. In this, the church functions as both prophet and servant — boldly heralding the truth of God’s Word while simultaneously seeking to serve others’ needs in showing the compassion of Christ. Individual Christians, too, will suffer and should use these moments — as often as the Lord brings them — to endure in faith and to hold out the gospel as the only true and lasting alleviation from suffering.

  • Michael-Oh

    Michael Oh

    Dr. Michael Oh is the Executive Director / CEO of the Lausanne Movement. He is also the founder and board chair of CBI Japan which includes a graduate level theological seminary (Christ Bible Seminary), church planting efforts (All Nations
    Fellowship), and various outreach ministries (including the Heart & Soul CafĂ©). Michael received his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania where he also did his undergraduate degree and a master’s degree. His theological training (Master of Divinity) was received at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and he also completed a master’s degree in Japanese Studies at Harvard University. He and his wife Pearl have 5 children.

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