All Resources by Michael Oh

Give a Dam for Jesus

Michael Oh
We all know that there is injustice and suffering in this world. As Christians, do we care? Do we care about the temporal and eternal sufferings of others enough to pay the price necessary to help?
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Speaker Panel: David Platt, Michael Ramsden, Michael Oh, Ed Stetzer, John Piper

John Piper, David Mathis, Michael Oh, David Platt, Michael Ramsden, and Ed Stetzer

This message appears as a chapter in Finish the Mission: Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged.

The following is a lightly edited transcription of a panel discussion held on September 24, 2011, at the Desiring God National

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Come Be a Nobody for Christ

Michael Oh

Tell the students to give up their small ambitions and come eastward to preach the gospel of Christ. — Francis Xavier

Many people leave college with the goal to “be somebody.” And this usually means getting a good job, making…

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The Danger of “Fruitfulness” Without Purity

Michael Oh

As I sift through a mountain of emails, I’ve learned to quickly dismiss forwarded “junk mail,” even if it’s from people I consider friends. At the same time I learn to recognize which email “clicks” might actually reap spiritual blessing…

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An Everyday Burden for Japan's Everyday Tragedy

Michael Oh

The Everyday Tragedy in Japan

Thank you for your prayers and concern for Japan in the aftermath of what has been described as the greatest challenge that Japan has faced since World War II. 

We mourn those who have lost…

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Despite Us, God Works

Michael Oh
Despite Us, God Works

Spring Break 1990 in Daytona Beach, Florida

I was a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania. 

If it had been one year earlier I would have been at Daytona Beach to join in the partying. As it was, God had…

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The Glory of God’s Plan B (Part 2): God Prepares and Provides

Michael Oh
The Glory of God’s Plan B (Part 2): God Prepares and Provides

This post continues where Michael left off in Part 1.

First of all, God provided advocates. In addition to our faithful core of supporting churches and individuals who have stood by our side for the past seven years…

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The Grace of God in Our Circumstances

Michael Oh
The Grace of God in Our Circumstances

Why You Weren't Born As an Impoverished Child in an Unreached Nation

Have you ever thought about why you were born into your particular circumstances? If you are reading this blog entry you are most likely a Christian whose life…

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Weeping for North Korea

Michael Oh
Weeping for North Korea

Tonight for the first time in my life I wept for North Korea.

On the second night of the Third Lausanne Congress taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, an 18 year-old girl from North Korea shared her story.

She…

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Commending Christ, Q & A

John Piper, Matt Chandler, Mark Dever, and Michael Oh

Here are the questions that were asked during this session

  • Michael Oh, tell us more about Christ Bible Seminary.

  • Mark Dever, define the gospel in 60 seconds or less.

  • What do the other panelists think about Dever's admonition to preach…
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Missions as Fasting

Michael Oh

The following is notes taken during the session, not a manuscript. The full manuscript is available as a PDF

I'm not Japanese. I'm Korean. And there is a history of horrible treatment of the Koreans by the Japanese. People ask…

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