Posted on: 11th September 2017
Having six children sounds like a recipe for not having much time for ministry outside the family. On the contrary, CMS missionary Jodi Lovell (serving alongside John in Spain) finds that a large family means enormous opportunities for meaningful interactions with others, sometimes brief, but often leading to more.
Posted on: 19th July 2016
Alberto was a Roman Catholic, like most of the population in Valencia, Spain. Then one day he stepped into the church where CMS missionary John Lovell (serving with Jodi) is Minister. John tells how Alberto discovered a personal relationship with Christ.
Posted on: 23rd May 2016
CMS workers Brad Jackson and John Lovell reflect on how God worked in their lives in different and often unexpected ways to bring them to serve him long-term in cross-cultural mission.
Posted on: 11th August 2015
Once the centre of Christianity, the church in Europe is in decline. Widespread secularism and atheism, as well as deep-seeded suspicions about the church have taken their toll. CMS workers are seeking to reach gospel-poor peoples with the message of hope found in knowing Jesus in a number of European nations. CMS worker John Lovell (serving with Jodi and their five daughters) reflects on growing God’s church in Valencia, Spain over the last four years.