Posted on: 12th May 2023
God enables people to persevere in following him in many ways. In this article, CMS missionaries share stories of the power of God’s word and the blessings of community, as they walk alongside believers seeking to trust Jesus amidst the ups and downs of the Christian life. Believers all over the world are called to […]
Posted on: 13th December 2021
CMS missionaries Klaus and Jude Hickel serve at Leipzig English Church in Germany. Jude is also involved in composing and translating songs for use in church. She shares how she uses the Christmas season to ‘give’ the gospel through music. Living in Germany, I am spoilt with the trappings of Christmas. There are gorgeous Christmas markets, beautifully made advent wreaths, delicious biscuits, and […]
Posted on: 27th August 2021
CMS missionaries Klaus and Jude Hickel have served on the ministry team at Leipzig English Church in Germany for nearly ten years. Klaus shares how God has been faithfully transforming their German-language congregation into a Christ-centred community of believers. As the name implies, Leipzig English Church (LEC) is an English-speaking church based in Leipzig. It […]
Posted on: 9th March 2020
Every CMS missionary has a different story of God at work in their life. CMS missionary M was surrounded by missionaries at church from an early age. She reflects on how childhood fascination grew into solid and long-term mission commitment. Growing up in a church filled with returned missionaries, it was foreseeable that I might […]
Posted on: 3rd December 2017
As we head into December and the Advent and Christmas season, Checkpoint asked some of our CMS missionaries what the festive season looks like in their country and how they celebrate the birth of Christ into the world. This week we hear from Klaus & Jude Hickel in Germany and Brad & Michelle Jackson in Japan.
Posted on: 19th November 2017
Does the Protestant Reformation have any relevance to how and why we do mission today? Rhys Bezzant, Dean of Missional Leadership at Ridley College in Melbourne, explains why the answer is a resounding yes.
Posted on: 16th October 2016
CMS missionaries Mike and Caroline Clark have been serving at Martin Bucer Seminary in Germany for the past four years. Despite significant difficulties, Mike reports that God’s word has been moving in remarkable ways.