Posted on: 16th April 2018
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 […]
Posted on: 2nd April 2018
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 […]
Posted on: 26th March 2018
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 […]
Posted on: 5th March 2018
When the needs throughout the world are so great, how can we decide where to send those who offer themselves for work as CMS missionaries? The CMS vision to reach gospel-poor peoples for Christ is crucial to a prayerfully undertaken decision, as CMS NSW & ACT General Secretary Malcolm Richards explains. “Those who were not […]
Posted on: 12th February 2018
Why do we support missionaries teaching at a postgraduate level of academia? Isn’t it enough to teach simple Bible subjects at local church level? CMS missionary Nathan Lovell, serving with Diane in South Africa, answers these questions in relation to his ministry teaching the Old Testament at a Bible college. I teach at George Whitefield […]
Posted on: 1st February 2018
CMS missionary Nathan Lovell (with Diane) serves in Cape Town, South Africa, where he works as an Old Testament lecturer at George Whitefield College. At the 2018 NSW & ACT Summer School, he explained the importance of CMS’s engagement in supporting academic level theology. As an example of what he is studying and teaching, Nathan provided Checkpoint with […]
Posted on: 24th December 2017
In the final part of our series, Liz Burns in Tanzania and D & L in East Asia share what they are doing on Christmas Day to celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Follow the links for part one, part two and part three of our Christmas series. Merry Christmas!
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: 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: 19th June 2017
Paul and Cathy Sampson returned to Australia in December 2016 to complete their final Home Assignment and finish their missionary service with CMS. After seven years in Kenya, Cathy writes about what it means to be leaving one home behind to return to another home.