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Checkpoint Summer 2021: With God all things are possible

CMS missionaries Peter and Terry Blowes have been ministering in Argentina for many years. Frequently in their university work they encounter the challenge of students who believe in God’s sternness and judgement, but not in his mercy and grace. Terry gives a recent example. I was sitting in the loft area of the Economics Faculty […]

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Seeing God’s ‘hidden’ blessings

CMS missionary Amy Stephens serves in Argentina, a country that continues to struggle with high COVID numbers and resulting economic and social problems. Despite the pandemic, she continues to meet with and train university students, often remotely. She shares how God is teaching her to count her blessings.   “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, […]

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Creating community at a distance

CMS missionary Amy Stephens, working in Argentina, writing in September 2020 reflected on how Coronavirus has impacted university ministry in Cordoba.  Normally at this time of the year, the city would be bustling with university students; sadly, due to the virus, that is not happening, and we are in quarantine. Here, in this province, we have around 300-400 new cases each day. […]

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Creating community at a distance

CMS missionary Amy Stephens, working in Argentina, writing in September 2020 reflected on how Coronavirus has impacted university ministry in Cordoba.  Normally at this time of the year, the city would be bustling with university students; sadly, due to the virus, that is not happening, and we are in quarantine. Here, in this province, we have around 300-400 new cases each day. […]

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Acting out the gospel

The Mark Drama has a simple premise—to take the Gospel of Mark and turn it into theatre with evangelistic intent. Checkpoint approached CMS missionaries from Europe, East Asia and South America and asked them to talk about their experiences in ‘acting out the gospel’. Naomi Brunacci, Italy CMS missionary Naomi Brunacci has worked alongside students […]

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Accepting Correction

CMS missionary Julie Field, serving with Martin in Asociación Bíblica Universitaria Argentina (ABUA) in Argentina, has had a difficult year in ministry. Here she reflects on the humbling joys and challenges of being a ‘parent’ to those she serves.  We have been serving Argentine uni students for the past 12 years. In 2007 I arrived in Argentina as an energetic 35 year old woman, and my dealings with our twenty-something student friends felt like […]

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Big plan, small part

CMS missionary Terry Blowes, serving with Peter, works in local student ministry in Buenos Aires, Argentina, encouraging and mentoring leaders and others. Here Terry shares about how God called her to accept a tiny part in his big plan.  When we returned to Argentina in 2015 for a second tour of service, I was asked to work with the Asociación Bíblica Universitaria Argentina (ABUA) Buenos Aires student group. […]

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Who decides what is humble?

CMS missionary Peter Blowes (serving with Terry in Argentina) encourages university students and graduates to build God’s kingdom. In 2015, Peter and Terry returned to Argentina for a second term of service after ten years away. Here Peter reflects on many new questions they faced on reentry to a rapidly changing culture, and reminds himself and us that God’s word is the key to answering […]

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