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2018 Checkpoint

A pastoral visit to the Webbs in Broome

In September 2018, CMS International Director Peter Rodgers went on one of CMS’s annual pastoral visits to support the Webb family in Broome. Here he gives some first-hand observations about their work, including his warm endorsement of how they are coping with the cultural differences that they encounter. First things first, because the purpose of a pastoral […]

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Thinking about contextualisation

CMS missionary Kellie Nicholas is on study leave in 2018 to better prepare herself for continuing ministry to students in Japan. As part of her studies, she has been thinking about contextualisation, and shares here her understanding of the concept and principles for its application in ministry. Until I recently embarked on some study related […]

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Review: Munguishi Weavings—Tales of a Term in Tanzania

Munguishi Weavings: Tales of a Term in Tanzania—Lynne Clarke Checkpoint Summer 2009–2010 features a little of Lynne Clarke’s amazing story: flicking through a CMS Victoria newsletter, she came across an ad for a short-term teacher at Munguishi Bible College in north east Tanzania. Before she knew it, she was off on the adventure of a […]

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Life and witness in Tanzania

CMS missionary Liz Burns teaches at Msalato Theological College in Dodoma, Tanzania. Discover the importance for Liz to live a life consistent with the gospel, both inside and outside the classroom. When I first started teaching at Msalato, it was a shock to the system. Although I had previously taught part-time classes in Swahili and […]

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Christ our model: Offering healthcare in Nepal

CMS workers G & R serve in Nepal using their engineering and medical skills to show Christ’s love. They explain how Jesus’ example of addressing the whole person, physically and spiritually, is an inspiration to care for the poor, marginalised and needy. “My God left the glory of heaven to come and serve us lost […]

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Humility in mission

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