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Review: Inspiring Stories—Missionaries in Action

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 […]

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Christ our model: Offering healthcare in Nepal

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 […]

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Re-learning that waiting is normal

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.

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Pray without ceasing

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.

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