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We cultivate and empower artists globally to spark beautiful worship and witness among the least reached.

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WE BELIEVE THAT ARTISTS

ought to be able to inspire God's beauty in every culture so that each person can see with their hearts that
JESUS LOVES THEM.

"We live in an age where the medium of outreach is media. Artists are now given a voice. And for the first time in decades, the arts have become relevant in the mission field again. However, we must be careful not to do what I refer to as “doorway art,” which is to decorate the doorway of the kingdom of God rather than to reflect the need of having a relationship with the God of all creation, with all its pain and struggle."

Daniel

"We will not have vibrant communities of Jesus followers amongst the least-reached peoples of the world if we do not also have authentic, indigenous, artistic expressions of biblical worship from them in their own heart language."

Frank Fortunato

Dustin Kelm has perhaps the most unusual form of ministry within OM Arts. He performs for crowds around the world as he rides a unicycle--usually a very tall one. Dustin, a two-time world champion unicyclist, draws crowds who come to see his amazing stunt, then he uses this opportunity to give a clear Gospel message. His recent tours have included outreaches in Egypt, Turkey, Switzerland, and Kenya. 

In Egypt, Dustin was part of a team that performed for 22,500 people at a three-day festival. They worked alongside translators in presenting the Gospel at their performances during the days, and participated in large, stadium events each night in which pastors and evangelists helped to present the Good News. The events were broadcast through the Middle East and North Africa, and more than 6,000 people indicated they put their faith in Christ through the outreach.

In Turkey, Dustin performed in several cities where he gave his testimony to crowds and also invited them to see the Jesus film at a local church in the evenings. One enthusiastic local pastor reported that from one afternoon outreach, 25 people came to watch the film, and 19 of them stayed afterward to discuss it. Dustin also appeared on Turkish national television where he performed and spoke.

In Kenya, Dustin had a busy week of performing in seven schools, four citywide festivals, three church services, one prison, one factory, and one public area, reaching a total of approximately 21,000 people. He was part of a team that partnered with two local churches who ministered through food distribution, job skill workshops, Vacation Bible School, medical clinics and his unicycle performances. As Dustin reported, “We got to pray with a lot of people, both to receive Jesus and for their needs.” 

 

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