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Operation Mobilisation
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[German Version]

Operation Mobilisation (OM) was founded in the United States in the 1950s and has been active in Europe and around the world since the 1970s. On the basis of its Evangelical missionary theology, it defines its task as spreading the gospel and encouraging young Christians to evangelize (Evangelism). This takes place primarily in short-term missionary outreach programs, in which young people are placed in various countries, or on OM’s own “mission ships.” In longer outreach programs overseas, they work with local churches and al…

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Schäfer, Klaus, “Operation Mobilisation”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 09 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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