Posted on: 7th August 2017
Wim and Maaike Prins live in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where they support the Cambodian Church through various ministries, including Fount of Wisdom Publishing House (FOW). Wim writes about the work that FOW does and why the development of Christian resources in Khmer is so important for local believers and Buddhists alike.
Posted on: 4th August 2017
Carol Nolan, together with her husband, Rob, and four children, works with CMS in Austria. Here she tells us of the challenges and joys of bringing the women of her church together, along with some unexpected opportunities for bringing the gospel to outsiders.
Posted on: 1st August 2017
Every year at about this time Christian groups from campuses around Australia run conferences where the Bible is taught and the challenge of the gospel is put to hundreds and even thousands of students around the country. Gordon Cheng visited some of these conferences and reports here on the CMS presence at Sydney University’s Ancon.
Posted on: 31st July 2017
As part of thinking about our ministry to half the world’s population, Checkpoint asked two female missionaries to tell us about someone who has influenced them in their walk as a Christian and missionary.
Posted on: 24th July 2017
Although it is encouraging to see local leadership developing in Nepal, in many areas of society there are still roles in which foreigners can bring and share expertise. However, this has become difficult over the last two years with increased scrutiny leading to visa delays for many medical and development professionals. After nearly one year of waiting in Australia, G and R returned to Nepal in May 2017. Although the visa process remains slow and unresolved, R shares here about what God has been teaching them though the ongoing uncertainty.
Posted on: 17th July 2017
As they prepare to leave their location for final Home Assignment in Australia, Checkpoint asked two missionary couples what they will miss most about their host country and how they have seen God at work throughout their ministry.
Posted on: 10th July 2017
S lives in the Middle East where she teaches English and leads a local church-planting team. She writes about her experience as a Christian living in a Muslim-majority country during the fasting month of Ramadan (26 May to 24 June in 2017).
Posted on: 3rd July 2017
If you are used to attending church conferences with Bible teaching and small groups, mixed in with camp food, local bushwalks and time off, then dropping in to a conference full of missionaries can hold surprises. Gordon Cheng reports.
Posted on: 26th June 2017
David and Georgina Newmarch are hosts at Aram, a rest house for local and foreign Christians living and working in Pakistan. Georgina writes about how Aram was established and the important role it has in ensuring that Christian leaders and cross-cultural workers are spiritually nourished and refreshed to continue doing God’s work in Pakistan.
Posted on: 22nd June 2017
On Saturday 17 June 2017, leading expert on Islam, Dr John Azumah, gave a public lecture at Moore Theological College in Sydney on how to understand and engage with Muslims today. Gordon Cheng reports.