Skip to main content

Our Story

God is writing a grand story as he works to change lives and transform nations.

In God’s unfolding story, One Challenge comes alongside leaders and churches by invitation. Walking side by side, we encourage influencers to imagine what God has in his heart for their communities, cities, and nations.

Here are fresh pages in the story God is writing through your teamwork with One Challenge. We produce a new edition of this paper booklet about every two years. Please enjoy flipping through this online copy or download a copy!

Our Story, 3rd Edition

• Vision, Mission, Strategy
• Guiding Principles
• Ministry Impact
• OC Global Alliance
• God Stories
• Get Involved
• Affirmations

OC Introduction brochure

This brief introduction brochure explains what we do:

  • What is the One Challenge? – The Great Commission
  • Equip
  • Send
  • Assist
  • Partner

This includes our contact information and social media.

FAQS

What is OC's Mission?

We serve, equip, and connect the body of Christ and its leaders to advance God’s kingdom among all people.

What is OC's Vision?

The body of Christ in unity bringing God’s transforming love and hope to all people. 

What is OC's Strategy?

We ask how God is at work, then assist the body of Christ to bring God’s transformation to lives, communities, and nations. 

What are OC's Guiding Principles?

• Character

• Collaboration

• Community

• Creativity

• Fruitfulness

• Learning

What are OC's Values?

• Servanthood

• Partnership

• Team

• Freedom to Innovate

• Multiplication

• Family

What is OC's Statement of Faith?

  • We believe the Bible is the only inspired, authoritative written Word of God, inerrant in the original manuscripts.
  • We believe there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful man, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.
  • We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; they that are saved unto the resurrection of life, and they that are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ.

What OC Resources are Available?

We have resources for self-learning, or you can join a group. We’re happy to journey together with you in shorter commitments or long-term partnerships. Want to know more? Connect with our Church Relations team at ChurchRelations@oci.org.

What Resources Look Like:

Want to learn more about what we do?

What We Do