Learning to tell Bible stories
Posted on: 13th May 2022
CMS missionary Tanja French serves with her husband Jim in Valencia, Spain where she teaches adults through MOCLAM and children through Sunday school and Kids Clubs. She explains part of her challenge in adapting from a culture of written expression to one based on oral communication.
Checkpoint Autumn 2022: MOCLAM discipleship in Spain
Posted on: 14th February 2022
CMS missionaries Jim and Tanja French, serving in Valencia, Spain, are passionate about discipling Spanish people to grow in maturity in Christ. Here Jim briefly discusses the why, what and how of their current ministry. We have been in Spain for just under three years working with the MOCLAM team.  Through the MOCLAM work […]
Gospel needs means gospel opportunities: Checkpoint Spring 2021
Posted on: 20th August 2021
CMS NSW & ACT Executive Director, John Lovell, ministered in Spain for many years. He writes: There is long-term value in ministry to youth in Spain, and great importance in raising up the next generation of servant-hearted followers of Jesus. But most evangelical churches in Spain are small with limited or no youth work. In […]
Spanish churches need youth workers: Checkpoint Spring 2021
Posted on: 20th August 2021
CMS missionaries Mike and Tania Snowdon arrived in Spain in 2013 with a vision of seeing Spanish youth meet Jesus. Tania shares how gospel ministry in Spain can be a slow process. I met Jesus when I was 16. I was on a youth camp and heard of God’s love for his rebellious people, and […]
Mutiplying ministry over many decades: Checkpoint Autumn 2021
Posted on: 19th February 2021
CMS missionaries Adrian and Anita Lovell are Bible teachers who are committed to giving a vision of God’s great plan to the Spanish-speaking world. Here they share a small part of a long story. MOCLAM began as a course in Australia as part of a plan to introduce people to God’s big picture, revealed in […]
Will you go?
Posted on: 16th November 2020
Until recently, CMS NSW & ACT Executive Director John Lovell, together with Jodi, served with CMS in a church in Valencia, Spain. Here he asks four challenging questions to help others considering the challenge to GO. In Matthew 28:16-20 Jesus speaks of receiving “all authority in heaven and on earth.” This is a far reaching […]
Posted on: 2nd March 2020
CMS missionaries Mike and Tania Snowdon work with high school students in Valencia, Spain. Although many Spanish people are cynical about organised religion, God is at work, helping young people encounter Jesus through his Word. “We long to see this happen in Spain! Youth meeting Jesus, continuing in him, and sharing him with others. It […]
CMS vision: Engage churches in cross-cultural mission
Posted on: 19th March 2018
CMS Tasmania State Director Scott Sargent wants individuals in churches everywhere to have confidence in the role they play in God’s mission. Here, he gives biblical foundation to the CMS vision to engage churches in cross-cultural mission. I’ve spent time in uniform: first as a Tasmanian police officer, then as an army reserve officer—a chaplain. […]
From little things, big things grow
Posted on: 11th September 2017
Having six children sounds like a recipe for not having much time for ministry outside the family. On the contrary, CMS missionary Jodi Lovell (serving alongside John in Spain) finds that a large family means enormous opportunities for meaningful interactions with others, sometimes brief, but often leading to more.
Posted on: 28th November 2016
When Andrew & Dominique Gifford arrived in Spain, they found a situation that was much more difficult than they had expected. But through the power of prayer, they have discovered more of God’s provision, power and love.