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: 29th January 2018
Keith and Marion Birchley disciple university students in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). In a context where many Christians have little deep understanding of the Scriptures, they are using the COMA method to help students grow in their faith and understanding of God through Bible reading. When we first came to work with the […]
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.
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: 8th October 2017
Can God restore our broken lives? Here are the stories of Rabia and Asha. Through CMS worker Olivia’s company in South Asia, they have learnt of the grace and mercy of the God who gives healing.
Posted on: 25th September 2017
Once people recognise that Jesus is Lord, no amount of discouragement or persecution can shake them loose from their commitment to him. CMS worker Jane has seen this first-hand in the life of a Christian woman she visits regularly. Learn here how Christian women and their families persevere through strong opposition, attack and setback.
Posted on: 7th August 2017
Wim and Maaike Prins live in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where they support the Cambodian Church through various ministries, including Fount of Wisdom Publishing House (FOW). Wim writes about the work that FOW does and why the development of Christian resources in Khmer is so important for local believers and Buddhists alike.
Posted on: 3rd April 2017
Namibia Evangelical Theological Seminary (NETS) has long been a beacon of hope in a country facing many social and spiritual challenges. CMS missionaries who have served at NETS describe the crucial role it plays in building the local Church. Compiled by David Greeff, with input from Mike Roe, Simon Gillham and Hugh Prentice
Posted on: 21st February 2017
In Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia, an estimated 11,000 children are living on the streets. They beg, scavenge and sleep here, without shelter or comfort. Thankfully, something is being done to help these children. Elisabeth Carter reports.
Posted on: 10th March 2016
In 2015 through the support of CMS, Nungalinya College employed three Aboriginal assistant teachers to work alongside the college staff, as part of a new initiative. Checkpoint asked the teachers how they came to know Jesus Christ as Lord and their reflections on their first year of teaching.