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If you're involved or interested in mission or Christian work around the world, OSCAR is your gateway to useful information, advice and resources.

Features for December ...

NHS Entitlement

Many mission workers have questions about their NHS entitlement when they are in the UK. Since the government policy change last year, the mission community has had the chance to test out various scenarios and develop strategies to fill in the gaps. In this month's guest article Nathan Lyon, from Talent Trust Consultants, provides an excellent summary for OSCAR users more...
Doctor & Patient

Following God in Midlife

This month's featured book, Spiritual Growth in a Time of Change by Tony Horsfall sets out to help Christians through their transitional 40s and 50s. This can be an important phase of life with opportunities to deepen faith and walk closer with God. Our reviewer, Debbie Hawker, has a particular recommendation for mission workers in this age range more...

Closed Window of Opportunity

This time last year we featured an article 'Window of Opportunity' by Fiona Poulson about the developing situation with refugees and asylum seekers in the Calais Jungle. Fiona has spent most of the last year in the Jungle and, as that particular window of opportunity has now closed, reflects on the amazing things she has seen and learnt during her time. Her latest update is below the original article more...

Christmas Resources

Our Christmas section lists places where you can buy cards, gifts and alternative gifts all for the benefit of mission. We also highlight a number of Christmas resources that you might find useful ... especially if you're in a place where good resources are hard to come by. For instance, how about using some of the online advent guides to help you prepare for Christ's coming? more ...

OSCAR's Annual Appeal

Christmas comes but once a year ... and so does OSCAR's annual appeal! Most of the resources we have, we provide for free ... but they still cost to produce, research or compile. If you have found OSCAR useful over the last year, how about helping us to provide these resources? Every little helps! more

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