Posted on: 19th November 2018
CMS missionary E serves in South Asia, but before she arrived at that destination she was involved for two years as an apprentice in the Mentac program supported by CMS. Checkpoint Online asked her some questions about her experience. What did you do during the Mentac program? The training in the program is a mix […]
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 […]
Posted on: 6th August 2018
S & I serve with their three children in South Asia, where S has found himself as Managing Director and Acting Principal at a school for expatriate and local children. While this was not his plan when their family began this term of service, S explains how the Father has been graciously using him in […]
Posted on: 2nd April 2018
Evangelism is the bread and butter of the CMS mission. We express this as our gospel priority. While the priority of communicating the gospel remains unchanged, the way we share this gospel will vary from country to country, with fascinating results. Who would have thought that showing a gospel film in a village would bring […]
Posted on: 19th February 2018
E is on initial Home Assignment with plans to move to South Asia in mid-2018 to begin her first term as a CMS missionary. However, before she became a CMS worker, she was a Mentac apprentice and discovered a creative way of cross-culturally sharing Bible stories with non-believers. Telling Bible stories is a wonderful technique […]
Posted on: 5th February 2018
David and Georgina Newmarch have returned from Islamabad where they were hosts at Aram, a rest house for local and foreign Christians in Pakistan. David writes about his other ministry running Bible studies with local believers, encouraging them through Bible storytelling to read and understand the Scriptures for themselves. Many believers in Pakistan don’t read […]
Posted on: 8th October 2017
Can God restore our broken lives? Here are the stories of Rabia and Asha. Through CMS worker Olivia’s company in South Asia, they have learnt of the grace and mercy of the God who gives healing.
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.
Posted on: 26th June 2017
David and Georgina Newmarch are hosts at Aram, a rest house for local and foreign Christians living and working in Pakistan. Georgina writes about how Aram was established and the important role it has in ensuring that Christian leaders and cross-cultural workers are spiritually nourished and refreshed to continue doing God’s work in Pakistan.
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.