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God’s unchanging plans for mission. Part 1: God’s plan for every tribe and nation

Former CMS missionary Simon Gillham is now vice-principal of Moore College, where he lectures in the Missions department. In this first in a series of four articles on God’s unchanging plan for mission, he talks about God’s promises and plans beginning with Abraham and his descendants, the people of Israel.  It is tough making plans and sticking […]

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NSW & ACT CMS Summer School 2021: Corona affected but mission-minded

The 2021 CMS NSW & ACT Summer School has just ended. In this interview for The Pastor’s Heart, CMS NSW & ACT Executive Director John Lovell talk about the challenges and highlights of the week. Listen here at www.thepastorsheart.net PRAY  Thank God for CMS Summer Conferences happening right around Australia in 2021, and pray that mutual encouragement in mission […]

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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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Bible-based: Sword of the Spirit

Hundreds if not thousands of Christian organisations claim to be Bible-based, including CMS. Does the term have any real meaning? Former CMS missionary Simon Gillham is now head of the Department of Mission at Moore Theological College. Here he gives an emphatic ‘yes’. In a world of fake news, I found a new imposter in […]

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