Identity and Mission. Article Four of Six: Identity and Contextualisation
Posted on: 30th April 2019
David Williams is Director of Training and Development for CMS. In this the fourth of six articles on ‘Identity and Mission’, he introduces his topic with some reflections on ‘Identity Crisis’. Article 1, ‘Identity Crisis’, is here. Article 2, ‘Identity and Mission’, is here. Article 3, ‘Identity and Scripture’, is here. In the first three […]
When a country fasts: Living in the Middle East during Ramadan
Posted on: 10th July 2017
S lives in the Middle East where she teaches English and leads a local church-planting team. She writes about her experience as a Christian living in a Muslim-majority country during the fasting month of Ramadan (26 May to 24 June in 2017).
How are we to engage with Muslims in Australia today?
Posted on: 22nd June 2017
On Saturday 17 June 2017, leading expert on Islam, Dr John Azumah, gave a public lecture at Moore Theological College in Sydney on how to understand and engage with Muslims today. Gordon Cheng reports.
The power of prayer
Posted on: 6th December 2016
Every Christian is intimately involved in God’s global mission – and our prayers are powerful, writes David Williams, CMS Development and Training Secretary.
Sharing the Bible with Muslims
Posted on: 9th September 2016
Lachlan* and his family have recently returned from serving as CMS missionaries in a Muslim-majority country. Checkpoint asked Lachlan to share some tips on sharing the Bible with those from a Muslim background.
Breaking Down Barriers
Posted on: 28th August 2016
CMS workers are actively engaged with Muslim people in many parts of the world. Dr Richard Shumack has mentored workers in how to share the Bible with Muslims at St Andrew’s Hall and through the Mentac (Mentoring Across Cultures) training program. In his experience, there are abundant opportunities to share the Bible with Muslims … if we are willing to try.
Two brothers, one need
Posted on: 30th November 2015
Dr Richard Shumack highlights some of the unique challenges and opportunities that are part of sharing about Jesus with Muslim people today. Richard is the Director of the Centre for the Study of Islam and Other Faiths at Melbourne School of Theology, and a CMS member and short-term missioner.