Posted on: 11th August 2015
Once the centre of Christianity, the church in Europe is in decline. Widespread secularism and atheism, as well as deep-seeded suspicions about the church have taken their toll. CMS workers are seeking to reach gospel-poor peoples with the message of hope found in knowing Jesus in a number of European nations. CMS worker John Lovell (serving with Jodi and their five daughters) reflects on growing God’s church in Valencia, Spain over the last four years.
Posted on: 6th August 2015
Following centuries of influence from the Roman Catholic Church, Latin America is a place where God’s name is known, the Bible is acknowledged as his Word and some level of dependence on him in daily life is accepted. But the vast majority of people do not have a personal and saving faith in the Lord Jesus. CMS missionary Peter Sholl shares how MOCLAM is equipping the growing church in Latin America to know Jesus through his Word.
Posted on: 3rd August 2015
Developing a global perspective requires that we listen to and learn from one another in the increasingly inter-connected body of Christ, writes David Williams, CMS Development and Training Secretary.
Posted on: 21st July 2015
Arthur and Tamie Davis (with Elliot) have been serving in Dodoma, working at St John’s University of Tanzania. At SJUT, Arthur and Tamie partnered with student leaders in the Christian group to pursue unity in Christ and a faith that shapes life far beyond university. Now, Arthur and Tamie are preparing to move to Dar es Salaam to take up a role with TAFES, the Tanzanian Christian student movement, which will allow them to work with students across many different campuses. They share more about their decision here.
Posted on: 17th July 2015
Graham and Wendy Toulmin are new CMS missionaries. They will be serving in DR Congo, where Graham will be running a dental training school. They shared this update about preparing for work in DR Congo.
Posted on: 1st July 2015
Wim and Maaike Prins (with Esther and Tobias) serve in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Wim edits Khmer materials, conducts leadership training and workshops on preparing sermons. Maaike assists with income generation among women in the community and supports Hope International School. Wim and Maaike interviewed their kids, Esther and Tobias, about what it’s like to be on the mission field.
Posted on: 17th June 2015
A former CMS missionary couple, Russell and Kay Clark, have been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List, for their years of service to medicine and the church.
Posted on: 12th June 2015
Libby Leach has been working with the GBU in France for the past 19 years. Here she shares insights into how they aim to equip and train students to have a Christian worldview and be lifelong followers of Jesus.
Posted on: 8th May 2015
Imagine experiencing the joy of coming to Christ while studying overseas and when you return to home after graduating, your family no longer understands you and your new faith? C* is a worker in East Asia who partners with CMS. She writes about the importance of her work with students returning home to their country after studying overseas and the challenges of reverse culture shock.
Posted on: 7th May 2015
How do we see the impact of student ministry in Ireland? CMS missionary Catherine Read, who is serving with IFES Ireland, writes about a student who has been shaped powerfully as a Christian through student university ministry.