A picture of a church in Nepal
Posted on: 15th November 2019
Nepali pastor Grishma Parajuli will be sharing at CMS Summer Conferences in January 2020. Several CMS workers serve alongside Pastor Grishma, at Nayagaun Church in Pokhara Checkpoint interviewed Grishma about his church and how we can partner with God’s work in Nepal. Checkpoint: What is your church doing? Grishma Parajuli: Nayagaun Church is a vibrant […]
Pictures of Nepali Partnership
Posted on: 11th November 2019
The story of how the church in Nepal has grown—from no known Christians in 1952 to over a million today—is a story of joyful gospel partnership. That partnership is multifaceted in character, ranging from those in CMS branches around Australia who pray, care, give and go, to local believers in Nepal who both learn from […]
A Picture of Strong Partnership
Posted on: 4th November 2019
Serving in partnership is at the core of the work of CMS. In this article International Director Peter Rodgers writes about the joy of partnership under God, highlighting our relationship with the growing church in Nepal. I recently visited our workers and partners in Nepal. It was a joyful time! The Nepali church is one […]
L & T—a glimpse into trust
Posted on: 21st October 2019
CMS worker T shares a story that highlights the significance of partnership with local believers in her location. S, one of the women from our ladies’ fellowship group, had moved to a village with her husband N (a pastor) and two-year-old son, to support a daughter church of N Church. She called me to share […]
Review: Inspiring Stories—Missionaries in Action
Posted on: 10th June 2019
Inspiring Stories – Missionaries in Action; Compiled by Lynn Goldsmith. Ark House Press, Sydney and Auckland, 2010 As the cover proclaims, this book is “A collection of inspiring stories from REAL people in the mission field”. And one of the great things about it is the variety of mission experiences it covers. They include the […]
Christ our model: Offering healthcare in Nepal
Posted on: 24th September 2018
CMS workers G & R serve in Nepal using their engineering and medical skills to show Christ’s love. They explain how Jesus’ example of addressing the whole person, physically and spiritually, is an inspiration to care for the poor, marginalised and needy. “My God left the glory of heaven to come and serve us lost […]
Re-learning that waiting is normal
Posted on: 24th July 2017
Although it is encouraging to see local leadership developing in Nepal, in many areas of society there are still roles in which foreigners can bring and share expertise. However, this has become difficult over the last two years with increased scrutiny leading to visa delays for many medical and development professionals. After nearly one year of waiting in Australia, G and R returned to Nepal in May 2017. Although the visa process remains slow and unresolved, R shares here about what God has been teaching them though the ongoing uncertainty.
Rising from the ashes
Posted on: 10th January 2017
CMS worker K has been serving in Nepal for the past six years. Even in the aftermath of a massive earthquake, and growing hostility towards Christians, God’s Church in Nepal continues to grow. This is an answer to prayer, says K.
Pray without ceasing
Posted on: 11th November 2016
Since the 1960s, a faithful group of Christians has been meeting monthly in Melbourne to pray for the spread of the gospel in Nepal and, especially, for CMS missionaries working there. Elisabeth Carter reports on the passionate commitment to prayer of the Melbourne Nepal Prayer Group.
Hope through hardship
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.