Posted on: 31st August 2022
CMS missionary Maggie Crewes serves with Hope for Justice in Cambodia, helping girls who are victims of exploitation. Here she reflects on the needs and opportunities in locations in our region. When we consider mission in locations close to Australia (or even in it, like Northern Australia), do we assume this nearness could make […]
Posted on: 10th February 2021
CMS missionary Maggie Crewes has worked at the coal face of injustice and exploitation for decades. After many years in Africa, she is now working with vulnerable young women in a Cambodia still haunted by the Khmer Rouge. When I visited the local town of Kampot recently I saw AK47s, which were used during the war of […]
Posted on: 28th January 2021
Maggie Crewes has served with CMS since 1992. Her ministries in Africa, and now South East Asia, have been at the coalface of human need and desperation. She reflects on God’s sustaining grace in her long-term mission. “And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 How do […]
Posted on: 28th October 2019
CMS missionary Maggie Crewes supports Hope For Justice country directors and teams who rescue child victims of exploitation and seek to restore lives. Her main focus is on programs in Africa and Cambodia. Here she writes about the global partnership that supports her work, and the deep joy that it brings her. Many years ago, […]
Posted on: 16th April 2019
CMS missionary Maggie Crewes, working in partnership with Retrak and Hope for Justice, reminds us that there are good reasons for the hard work of godly perseverance. My first home assignment from Zaire (now Democratic Republic of Congo) was in 1995. Three tough years: new culture, languages, isolation, more work responsibility than I ever felt […]
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: 5th June 2016
Coping with difficulty is an inevitable part of life for every Christian – and missionaries are no exception. CMS missionaries reflect on some of the difficulties they have faced – both personally and in ministry – and what they have learned about persevering.