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A Picture of Strong Partnership

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 […]

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A pastoral visit to the Webbs in Broome

In September 2018, CMS International Director Peter Rodgers went on one of CMS’s annual pastoral visits to support the Webb family in Broome. Here he gives some first-hand observations about their work, including his warm endorsement of how they are coping with the cultural differences that they encounter. First things first, because the purpose of a pastoral […]

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Review: Ministering Cross-Culturally

Book recommendation: Ministering Cross-Culturally by Sherwood G. Lingenfelter and Marvin K. Mayers. 3rd edition. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2016. This brief, easy-to-read book is subtitled ‘A model for effective personal relationships’ and draws heavily on the mission experience of Lingenfelter (the primary author) and others. The aim of this book, which is both liberally illustrated […]

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Never-changing gospel for an ever-changing world

CMS Australia International Director Peter Rodgers explains how the unchanging nature of the CMS vision assists us in facing the constant challenges of change in the twenty-first century. A rapidly changing world We are living through an age of rapid and unprecedented change: information generation, communication and genetic engineering are just some of the areas […]

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God’s mission, our vision

What would it take to see a world that knows Jesus? With more than 2 billion people that still have little access to the gospel, some recent research said if the Australian Church was serious in doing its part we would need to increase our missionary numbers 10 fold. Peter Rodgers writes…

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