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Terror attacks in Paris

Over 120 people are confirmed to have died and more than 300 injured after coordinated terror attacks in Paris on Friday 13 November. We give thanks that CMS missionaries serving in France are safe. CMS missionary Josh Apieczonek (serving with Susannah) reflects on his experience of the events and how we can be praying in response

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Radical heart change

CMS worker Anna* has been serving in the Middle East over the last three years, with a team that is seeking to share the gospel with Muslim people through teaching English. She reflects on the importance of culturally appropriate ministry and trusting in God, by giving us an insight into how the team trains short-term teachers.

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Theological education flourishes in Latin America

Following centuries of influence from the Roman Catholic Church, Latin America is a place where God’s name is known, the Bible is acknowledged as his Word and some level of dependence on him in daily life is accepted. But the vast majority of people do not have a personal and saving faith in the Lord Jesus. CMS missionary Peter Sholl shares how MOCLAM is equipping the growing church in Latin America to know Jesus through his Word.

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Moving forward: a strategic ministry

Arthur and Tamie Davis (with Elliot) have been serving in Dodoma, working at St John’s University of Tanzania. At SJUT, Arthur and Tamie partnered with student leaders in the Christian group to pursue unity in Christ and a faith that shapes life far beyond university. Now, Arthur and Tamie are preparing to move to Dar es Salaam to take up a role with TAFES, the Tanzanian Christian student movement, which will allow them to work with students across many different campuses. They share more about their decision here.

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Missionary families

Wim and Maaike Prins (with Esther and Tobias) serve in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Wim edits Khmer materials, conducts leadership training and workshops on preparing sermons. Maaike assists with income generation among women in the community and supports Hope International School. Wim and Maaike interviewed their kids, Esther and Tobias, about what it’s like to be on the mission field.

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Coming home

Imagine experiencing the joy of coming to Christ while studying overseas and when you return to home after graduating, your family no longer understands you and your new faith? C* is a worker in East Asia who partners with CMS. She writes about the importance of her work with students returning home to their country after studying overseas and the challenges of reverse culture shock.

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