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The gift of friendship

Moving to another culture brings with it many unexpected joys and challenges. CMS missionaries Matt and Jen Lim shared this insight into the blessing of friendship. “This year we couldn’t celebrate our son Obi’s 6th birthday with a party for his group of friends. Instead, we had a small celebration where he got to choose some of his favourite things including banana […]

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Mission in Taiwan: Checkpoint Winter 2021

CMS missionaries Sam and Shan-Shan Chrisp are in the refreshing context of a country where COVID did not spread as expected. Sam writes that even in Taiwan they have still been discussing questions of why God allows the suffering that COVID has caused.  In the early days of the COVID outbreak, scientists predicted Taiwan would […]

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Trapped in Japan, but ministering in the Middle East 

K is a Japanese-speaking CMS worker in the Middle East who focuses on working with the Japanese diaspora community.  The COVID-19 crisis has seen her caught in Japan, where she previously worked for many years. Here is a wide-ranging reflection on how God is using this time to both test her, and to give gospel opportunities online. This includes continuing to […]

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