Choose your branch

Checkpoint

Caring for Bingham students in mind, body and spirit

Shane & Naomi Rubie, with Tom, Oliver, Lucy and Max, serve at Bingham Academy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where Shane is athletics director and teaches PE, the Bible and science, and Naomi mentors teaching assistants and works in the elementary school. Naomi explains how Bingham supports ministry in Ethiopia and prepares students for a lifetime […]

Read More

A joyous responsibility: ‘Gospel-zero’ Buddhist Asia

Workers S & K* have recently moved to Buddhist Asia. Before their departure, they spoke to Checkpoint about why they feel compelled to go to a ‘gospel-zero’ people group. S & K have arrived in a location where they face the challenges of language and culture learning, and major adjustments to life far away from […]

Read More

Finding tariki in Japan

Tariki, meaning ‘outside help’, is an important concept in Japanese Buddhism. Former CMS missionary Phil Miles and CMS missionary Dave McIntyre (serving with his wife, Beck, in Nishinomiya) give two perspectives on bringing gospel tariki to Japan’s unique form of Buddhism. Phil Miles Untangling Japanese culture is like separating cake ingredients after baking the cake! […]

Read More

Buddhism resource list

CMS missionary Wim Prins, serving in Cambodia with his wife, Maaike, and two children, has put together a list of Buddhist resources for those who want to investigate the religion and how Christians can engage with Buddhists more. Folk Buddhism in Southeast Asia Senapatiratne, D., Allen, S., Bowers, R. & Sarasmut, N. 2003, Folk Buddhism […]

Read More

Checkpoint Magazine

The Word Brings Light

View PDF

View All

Categories
Archives