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OC Ministries in Africa

Serving primarily in southern Africa, OC Africa equips through training, networking by building bridges of communication between church leaders and denominations, and encourages through personal leadership development. 

What We Do

+ Church Planting & Growth
+ Leadership Development
+ Global Movements
+ Sports Ministries
+ Missions Mobilization
+ Research
+ Business for Transformation
+ Holistic Ministry
+ Education
+ Member Care

Where We Are

Region: Southern Africa
Resident Countries: Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe
Region websites: OC Africa

Region: CAMENA (Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa)
Countries: For security, not disclosed online

Why Ministry Workers are Needed

North –
Principle Religion: Muslim / Hindu
Percent Evangelical: ~4%

South –
Principle Religions:
 Christian, Ethnoreligionist
Percent Evangelical: 21.2%

Africa Ministry Blog Posts

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Empowering Local Leaders through Lifeworkx Trainer Certification

An African proverb says, “If you want to walk fast, walk alone. If you want to walk far, walk with others.” Lifeworkx is a process of discovering one’s self, but…
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Impacting a Community through Individual Discipleship

One Challenge workers aim, more often than not, is to work themselves out of the job. Does this seem odd? Our goal is to empower local leaders, and future leaders,…
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Moving Forward in Zimbabwe

After two years of stalled ministry in Zimbabwe due to COVID lockdowns, new ministry opportunities are happening. OC workers Jay and Sarah are excited about potential on many fronts. Focus…
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Coming Alongside through Coaching

Many describe One Challenge as a “come alongside” organization. How this looks depends on need, ministry, culture, and context. One type of ministry many OC mission workers use is coaching.…
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Youth Ministry, South Africa: Good to Be Back – In Person!

Many One Challenge youth ministry workers are excited to be back to face-to-face ministry. They are wholeheartedly celebrating that God has opened those doors. After a long year of virtual…
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Remembering Dan Brandel – “Father, Friend, Mentor, Coach”

In memory of Dan Brandel Born October 14, 1951, in Chad, Africa Taken to glory on April 25, 2021, in Malawi, Africa One Challenge and Sports Ambassadors lost a dear…

Africa Ministry Videos


  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Swaziland
  • CAMENA (Central Asia, Middle East, North Africa)
  • and more!
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  • Brasil
  • Canada
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • U.S.
  • Canada
  • and more!
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  • Bangladesh
  • Cambodia
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Nepal
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • East Asia –  China, Hong Kong, Japan, Mongolia, Taiwan
  • and more!
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  • Austria
  • Bulgaria
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Spain
  • UK
  • Ukraine
  • and more!
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