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A tribute to Stephanie

St Andrew’s Hall staff member Isabel Dale writes a final tribute to CMS worker Stephanie, who passed away on 22 March 2018, age 35, from bowel cancer. Stephanie Ruth 26 January 1983–22 March 2018 Central Asia: 2012–2016 We’ve farewelled Stephanie. I’m thankful that after over a year of the debilitating impact of cancer, she’s at rest at […]

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Long-term focus: Stable and steadfast

CMS missionary Judith Calf first began serving in Tanzania last century in 1998. She came back to Australia in 2009, but has now returned to Tanzania for another term of service. Here, she explains why she returned and why long-term mission matters. In 2016 I was contemplating a return to missionary status with CMS. A […]

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In-depth training: Run with endurance

CMS Director of Training and Development David Williams (with his wife, Rachel) works with the teaching team at the CMS training facility, St Andrew’s Hall, to prepare potential missionaries for service in many locations. He explains why solid preparation is necessary for new missionaries starting out in cross-cultural ministry. Some people think being a missionary […]

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Gospel priority: The eternal gospel

Evangelism is the bread and butter of the CMS mission. We express this as our gospel priority. While the priority of communicating the gospel remains unchanged, the way we share this gospel will vary from country to country, with fascinating results. Who would have thought that showing a gospel film in a village would bring […]

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Bible-based: Sword of the Spirit

Hundreds if not thousands of Christian organisations claim to be Bible-based, including CMS. Does the term have any real meaning? Former CMS missionary Simon Gillham is now head of the Department of Mission at Moore Theological College. Here he gives an emphatic ‘yes’. In a world of fake news, I found a new imposter in […]

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Vale Stephanie

CMS worker Stephanie has passed away following a 16-month battle with bowel cancer. Please join us in thanking God for her life and ministry, and in praying for her family and friends as they mourn. Stephanie served as a CMS short-term worker in Central Asia from September 2009 to March 2010. A clinical psychologist, she […]

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