Posted on: 22nd July 2019
CMS has had several decades worth of involvement in mission in French university ministry, with an ongoing focus through the Relais programme on training leaders who will train others. CMS missionary Caroline Evenden gives a sense of how gospel growth will continue through locals even after the departure of some of those long-term CMS workers. […]
Posted on: 24th June 2019
CMS missionaries Joel & Tiff Atwood, serving in Vanuatu, faced the challenge of providing training for a student group that was initially pushed to scrap Bible teaching. How did they navigate cultural difficulties to help leaders think differently? The last few years has been full of new things. It feels like we’re always exploring new […]
Posted on: 17th September 2018
CMS worker J (serving with her husband, L, in East Asia) ministers to international students in a busy megacity. With all the students living far from home and family, the need for the local church and Christians to care holistically for people is emphasised all the more. In this megacity, our particular focus is the […]
Posted on: 3rd September 2018
CMS missionary Josh Apieczonek (serving with his wife, Susannah) teaches the Bible to university students in France with the Groupes Bibliques Universitaires de France (GBU). Read how a ministry of teaching God’s word can transform lives, from problems of self-image to dealing with devastating loss. Christian ministry in France is not as straightforward as you […]
Posted on: 30th July 2018
Josh Apieczonek serves with the Groupes Bibliques Universitaire (GBU) in France, first in Paris and now in Lyon. He shared some stories of students he worked with and the transformational power of the word of God when applied to life. Clément is a school student involved in a Bible discussion group not far from his school. […]
Posted on: 14th February 2018
Caroline Evenden serves in Toulouse, France, where she is the south-west regional coordinator for the Groupes Bibliques Universitaires de France (GBU). The GBU is the IFES-affiliated evangelical student movement in France. Caroline shares how GBU groups around the country are using drama to bring the story of Jesus to their gospel-poor nation. The Mark Drama, […]
Posted on: 29th January 2018
Keith and Marion Birchley disciple university students in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). In a context where many Christians have little deep understanding of the Scriptures, they are using the COMA method to help students grow in their faith and understanding of God through Bible reading. When we first came to work with the […]
Posted on: 28th August 2017
CMS missionary Claire Livingstone (serving with Andrew in Switzerland) began to meet with Aline to read Mark’s gospel. Aline was provoked to find out more by the death of her grandmother, who had a strong faith in God. Read Aline’s story and discover how she has become ready to share the peace she received with others.
Posted on: 1st August 2017
Every year at about this time Christian groups from campuses around Australia run conferences where the Bible is taught and the challenge of the gospel is put to hundreds and even thousands of students around the country. Gordon Cheng visited some of these conferences and reports here on the CMS presence at Sydney University’s Ancon.
Posted on: 17th April 2017
The Tanzanian student ministry TAFES is gospel-focused and equipped with capable leaders. So, what need could there possibly be for a couple of Aussie missionaries? Arthur and Tamie Davis explain the role they play in helping to foster the vision and work of TAFES.