Posted on: 3rd April 2017
Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (NETS) has long been a beacon of hope in a country facing many social and spiritual challenges. CMS missionaries who have served at NETS describe the crucial role it plays in building the local Church. Compiled by David Greeff, with input from Mike Roe, Simon Gillham and Hugh Prentice
Posted on: 27th March 2017
After years of previous service with CMS in East Africa and Kenya, Norm and Janelle Gorrie, and Judith Calf are returning to Africa – to reconnect with people they love, renew partnerships in the gospel, and continue the work of teaching and growing disciples
Posted on: 19th March 2017
CMS Australia has played a role in Africa for 125 years. During that time the African Church has grown and changed in astounding ways. Colin Reed examines the role of Australian missionaries in this evolving landscape
Posted on: 12th March 2017
Despite extraordinary growth, the Church in Africa is threatened by many issues. Therefore, CMS still has a role to play in Africa, writes Elizabeth Richards, CMS-A Mission Personnel Secretary.
Posted on: 27th February 2017
Young people make up over half of the population of Tanzania. CMS missionary Glen Turner is taking every opportunity to teach the Bible to Tanzanian school children, so they can pass on the gospel faithfully to the next generation. Story by Rebecca Abbott.
Posted on: 21st February 2017
In Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, an estimated 11,000 children are living on the streets. They beg, scavenge and sleep here, without shelter or comfort. Thankfully, something is being done to help these children. Elisabeth Carter reports.
Posted on: 14th February 2017
Former CMS missionary, Faith Blake, served in Tanzania for seven years, and then as a Mission Personnel Secretary for CMS Australia. Here, she reflects on the lessons she learnt about the need for humility and cultural understanding in mission.
Posted on: 8th February 2017
The African Church is growing at an unprecedented rate. As people flock to local churches, untrained Christians have taken on teaching roles for which they are not prepared. In this context, Bunda Bible College (BBC) in Tanzania plays a vital part in equipping leaders to preach God’s word faithfully. Recently retired CMS missionary Jono Vink, shared how BBC is helping locals to teach and apply the Bible. Elisabeth Carter reports.
Posted on: 30th January 2017
Kylie Zietsch is one of the new CMS missionaries being sent out this year. She’s heading to Johannesburg in South Africa, to teach and mentor at Johannesburg Bible College. Checkpoint sat down with Kylie to chat about her journey to mission and the future.
Posted on: 24th January 2017
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.