Posted on: 5th November 2017
As followers of Jesus, how are we to think and speak in conversations and debates about the gospel? In this extract from his contribution to a recent book, Stefan Gustavsson argues for us to follow Jesus’ example throughout the gospel. Stefan will also be speaking at CMS Summer Conferences in January 2018.
Posted on: 29th October 2017
Simon and Jessica Cowell arrived in Siena, Italy at the beginning of 2017 for their first term as CMS missionaries. While they have focused on learning and improving their Italian in this first year, they have discovered that language learning is also a ministry, providing them with opportunities to share the gospel with their classmates.
Posted on: 22nd October 2017
Traditional theories of mission emphasise reaching the elder(s) of the group, usually men, who will then bring the gospel to others. But is this right? I assists in training missionaries at CMS’s St Andrew’s Hall. Here she identifies women of major world religions as an unreached people group. Reach them, reach the world.
Posted on: 15th October 2017
Sometimes God’s call to go to all the peoples of the world can place missionaries in dangerous situations. Yet many of the world’s unreached women live in sensitive locations. Here, CMS worker J speaks about her reasons for working in these places, along with the associated privileges, opportunities and joys.
Posted on: 8th October 2017
Can God restore our broken lives? Here are the stories of Rabia and Asha. Through CMS worker Olivia’s company in South Asia, they have learnt of the grace and mercy of the God who gives healing.
Posted on: 1st October 2017
Take a moment to meet CMS missionary Charissa Forrest (serving alongside Malcolm in Jordan) and her Bible study group, and discover how they are reaching beyond themselves into a local refugee centre.
Posted on: 25th September 2017
Once people recognise that Jesus is Lord, no amount of discouragement or persecution can shake them loose from their commitment to him. CMS worker Jane has seen this first-hand in the life of a Christian woman she visits regularly. Learn here how Christian women and their families persevere through strong opposition, attack and setback.
Posted on: 18th September 2017
CMS Missionary Grace Adams (serving alongside Chris in Timor-Leste) recounts her experience of ministry as a new mother to Micah. With Chris’s support and involvement, God has used Grace’s abilities in Bible translation and discipling to advance an important local project and encourage a gifted friend, Sandra. Grace shares how she has managed this joyful load.
Posted on: 11th September 2017
Having six children sounds like a recipe for not having much time for ministry outside the family. On the contrary, CMS missionary Jodi Lovell (serving alongside John in Spain) finds that a large family means enormous opportunities for meaningful interactions with others, sometimes brief, but often leading to more.
Posted on: 4th September 2017
CMS missionary Rosemary Dickens (serving with Mark at St Georges International Anglican Church in Singapore) meets domestic workers through events like Toddler Time, where as many as 150 carers are involved. Here, Rosemary shares Luisa’s story.