Posted on: 10th March 2016
In 2015 through the support of CMS, Nungalinya College employed three Aboriginal assistant teachers to work alongside the college staff, as part of a new initiative. Checkpoint asked the teachers how they came to know Jesus Christ as Lord and their reflections on their first year of teaching.
Posted on: 3rd March 2016
CMS missionaries Chris and Karen Webb and their family are seeking to support and develop Christian leaders for the church in the Kimberley region in North West Australia.
Posted on: 25th February 2016
CMS missionary Mandy Jones reflects on how Nungalinya College is helping support the Aboriginal church in reaching out to youth in remote communities in North Australia with the gospel.
Posted on: 18th February 2016
Since its inception over 40 years ago, CMS has worked in close partnership with Nungalinya College in Darwin. College Principal Dr Jude Long reflects on the current role of Nungalinya in supporting the Aboriginal Church in North Australia.
Posted on: 11th February 2016
Dr Greg Anderson, Bishop of the Diocese of Northern Territory and former CMS missionary, reflects on the challenges facing the Aboriginal church and its leaders and the need to continue serving alongside our Aboriginal brothers and sisters to help it grow for future generations.
Posted on: 4th February 2016
On 14 January, Jakarta was rocked by news of a horrific terrorist attack. At the popular Sarinah mall, bombs were detonated and snipers shot into the crowds. Islamic State (IS) quickly claimed responsibility for the attack. Thankfully all CMS personnel in Indonesia were safe, but a member of All Saints Jakarta, where CMS worker Ian Hadfield is the Vicar, was seriously injured…
Posted on: 21st January 2016
January is always an exciting month for CMS. Across the month, thousands of supporters gather at CMS Summer Conferences organised by all of our branches, all over Australia. This year, Summer Conferences were greatly encouraging times of faithful Bible teaching, enriching fellowship and challenging opportunities to consider God’s call to take the gospel to the nations.
Posted on: 30th November 2015
Dr Richard Shumack highlights some of the unique challenges and opportunities that are part of sharing about Jesus with Muslim people today. Richard is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Other Faiths at Melbourne School of Theology, and a CMS member and short-term missioner.
Posted on: 17th November 2015
Over 120 people are confirmed to have died and more than 300 injured after coordinated terror attacks in Paris on Friday 13 November. We give thanks that CMS missionaries serving in France are safe. CMS missionary Josh Apieczonek (serving with Susannah) reflects on his experience of the events and how we can be praying in response
Posted on: 11th November 2015
CMS worker Anna* has been serving in the Middle East over the last three years, with a team that is seeking to share the gospel with Muslim people through teaching English. She reflects on the importance of culturally appropriate ministry and trusting in God, by giving us an insight into how the team trains short-term teachers.