Posted on: 26th March 2019
CMS missionary Glen Turner (serving with Dominique in Tanzania), serves as the principal of Mara Primary School. There they face difficulty from rumour, conflict, witchcraft and ill health. Yet they continue to see what their service of God as a glorious privilege. It was a touching moment as the whole staff of Mara Primary School […]
Posted on: 1st October 2018
CMS missionary Liz Burns teaches at Msalato Theological College in Dodoma, Tanzania. Discover the importance for Liz to live a life consistent with the gospel, both inside and outside the classroom. When I first started teaching at Msalato, it was a shock to the system. Although I had previously taught part-time classes in Swahili and […]
Posted on: 10th September 2018
CMS missionaries Matthew & Samantha Archer serve in Bunda, Tanzania at the Boys Brigade Mara Training Centre (BBMTC). They provide young men with the opportunity for a better standard of living, alongside a solid foundation in the gospel of Jesus Christ. At BBMTC, young men have been learning carpentry skills alongside the Bible since the […]
Posted on: 16th April 2018
CMS missionary Judith Calf first began serving in Tanzania last century in 1998. She came back to Australia in 2009, but has now returned to Tanzania for another term of service. Here, she explains why she returned and why long-term mission matters. In 2016 I was contemplating a return to missionary status with CMS. A […]
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: 24th December 2017
In the final part of our series, Liz Burns in Tanzania and D & L in East Asia share what they are doing on Christmas Day to celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Follow the links for part one, part two and part three of our Christmas series. Merry Christmas!
Posted on: 12th November 2017
The Annual Federal Council is the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Church Missionary Society – Australia (CMS-A). The 2017 Annual Federal Council took place on 27–29 October. CMS-A’s International Director/CEO, Peter Rodgers, reports on some of the highlights and developments within CMS in the last year.
Posted on: 17th July 2017
As they prepare to leave their location for final Home Assignment in Australia, Checkpoint asked two missionary couples what they will miss most about their host country and how they have seen God at work throughout their ministry.
Posted on: 15th May 2017
Geoff and Martha Boye returned to Tanzania in January 2017 for the start of their second term as CMS workers. Martha reflects here on her family’s first re-entry and the benefits of being long-term missionaries
Posted on: 1st May 2017
As long-term friends and supporters, Bay and Emma Warburton recently visited CMS workers, Matthew and Samantha Archer, in Bunda, Tanzania. Bay writes about the family’s visit and their perspective on the Archers’ ministry and life in Bunda.