Taiwan is a colorful, vibrant, open and exciting society. But underneath the modern façade, there is a dark side of superstition, fear, idolatry and spiritual oppression. OMF works to bring the hope of the gospel to these deeply religious people.
Our particular focus is on the working class: disaffected youth, "at risk" kids, hurting women, the urban poor, hard working families. About two-thirds of Taiwan's 23 million people are working class. Over 99% of these people do not know Jesus Christ. There are tremendous needs for the gospel and the transformation it brings to lives and communities.
How to be involved? Read about our most urgent current ministry opportunities .
SHARING FROM THE HEART: A new series of three videos released in mid-2013. Three OMF missionaries share their ministries and their heart for seeing Taiwanese people know the love of Jesus.
Older videos can be found on our Video page .
Pearl Family Garden: Outreach to Marginalized Women in Taiwan
Tera van Twillert explains how God led her to found a ministry to women in the sex industry in Taipei.
Join Us! Youth Ministry in Taiwan
Beate Harr shares her passion to reach young people with the good news of Jesus.
Kat Tang explains what led her to transition from short-term to long-term mission.
In June 2012 we published a new prayer guide: Reaching Taiwan's Working Class. This prayer guide contains 14 stories recounting the challenges and joys of ministry to different groups of working class people in Taiwan.
A pdf file can be downloaded here or you can obtain the booklet from your nearest OMF center.
Real Life Stories
We regularly add new stories about people and ministry in Taiwan. Many more stories can be found by clicking the Stories link above.
- New town, new beginnings
- A typical market family
- Three shopworkers, three stories
- AIDS, Drugs and Prison
- Making Prostitutes Beautiful
Updated May 2013