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Building blocks

CMS missionary Erin Moorcroft is serving in the Republic of Ireland. She is committed to developing the basic building blocks of children’s ministry: well-trained teachers who know and teach the gospel. Read on to find out how she makes this happen. Statistically speaking, two in three people who accept Jesus as their Lord and Saviour […]

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From generation to generation

“Let the little children come to me,” Jesus said. Here we reflect our commitment, as CMS, to gospel ministry amongst young people around the world and in Australia. For as long as CMS has existed, ministry to children[1] has featured in its work, both in mission locations around the world, and within the branches of […]

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Worldwide opportunities for ministry amongst the young

As we prepared Checkpoint Autumn (2020), we were also asking CMS missionaries past and present in Europe, the Middle East, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Japan, Tanzania, South Asia and here in Australia to speak to us about mission opportunities—in schools in particular. They were quick to tell us that there are indeed classroom opportunities amongst the under-18s—but […]

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Review: Through the Valley of the Shadow by Linda & Robert Banks

Through the Valley of the Shadow. 2019. Pickwick Publications; Eugene, OR. Review by Evangeline Hester Communications Assistant at CMS Australia “Over the six decades between Hudson Taylor’s visit to Australia and the Communist Victory in China, missionaries began to go from one of the newest countries in the world to one of the oldest… Among […]

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The diversity factor: relating to a range of people

Ex-CMS missionary Greg Anderson is now bishop of the Northern Territory. In this, the fifth of six articles on humility in mission, Greg writes about some of the difficulties associated with politeness and cultural norms, and dealing with these as a Christian and as a missionary.  Article One is Skin-deep mission: how Western missionaries are […]

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Review: Walking together on the Jesus Road

Hibbert, Evelyn and Richard, Walking Together on the Jesus Road: Discipling in Intercultural Contexts. William Carey Press. Littleton, USA. 2018. Review by Gordon Cheng Editor at CMS Australia Evelyn and Richard Hibbert are long-term missionaries who pioneered church plants amongst Turkish speakers in Bulgaria. Richard now lectures at Sydney Missionary and Bible College, and together […]

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Checkpoint Magazine

Humility in mission

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