Current UMO News

Park play

July 13, 2013 |

Our first full day as a team… We divided into groups and subgroups: Two groups went to two different flats to do some major repairs on ceilings. Neither of the families would have been able to pay someone to do this work, and were surprised to find that a group of strangers from Switzerland would…

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Our New Year's prayer

December 28, 2012 |

This was initially sent to recipients of Jim’s monthly devotional, primarily medical students and colleagues who have asked to receive them: New Year’s Prayers from UMO, People all over the world celebrate the coming of the New Year. If we take the time to look back and reflect upon our lives, most of us will…

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The Glory of Being a Medical Professional

July 13, 2012 |

(This is the devotional that Jim sent to medical students at the end of another school year.) It is the glory of God to conceal a matter; to search out a matter is the glory of kings. Proverbs 25:2 All around the world students are graduating after completing anywhere from four to eight years of…

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Are you contagious?

November 11, 2011 |

Jim writes a monthly devotional and distributes it via e-mail to those students and others who have asked to receive it. Below is the devotional that was sent today. Already he has received feedback that this message was just what the reader needed. Am I contagious? So Miriam was confined outside the camp for seven…

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