Posted on: 23rd February 2021
CMS missionary Frances Cook has served in Chile for more than 30 years. Here she speaks about the advantages of long-term mission, as well as some of the difficulties. Yesterday I had a long yarn by phone to Jacquie. I’d lived with her when I first arrived in Punta Arenas, Chile. We talked about family, […]
Posted on: 6th July 2020
CMS missionaries answer the question: “How has being vulnerable opened doors?” Getting your car window smashed may sound traumatic but we rate this as one of the best things that has happened to us in our first 12 months on Groote. One Sunday night the rear window of our 4wd has been smashed, presumably by young kids […]
Posted on: 21st May 2019
CMS Missionary Frances Cook teaches Introductory Greek and Church History at the Chilean Anglican Seminary in Santiago. Here she describes an exciting story of CMS’s support of a theological seminary that makes well-rounded, self-replicating disciples. The Chilean Anglican Seminary, CEP, began in 2003. Since then, around 60 people have graduated, half of whom are now […]
Posted on: 14th January 2018
CMS missionary Frances Cook has confronted some extraordinary superstitions in her 30 years serving in Chile. In her role as teacher of Reformation church history at the Centre for Pastoral Studies in Santiago, she helps explain why Latin America has a profound need to trust in Scripture alone.