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.
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.
Posted on: 27th March 2017
After years of previous service with CMS in East Africa and Kenya, Norm and Janelle Gorrie, and Judith Calf are returning to Africa – to reconnect with people they love, renew partnerships in the gospel, and continue the work of teaching and growing disciples
Posted on: 27th February 2017
Young people make up over half of the population of Tanzania. CMS missionary Glen Turner is taking every opportunity to teach the Bible to Tanzanian school children, so they can pass on the gospel faithfully to the next generation. Story by Rebecca Abbott.
Posted on: 14th February 2017
Former CMS missionary, Faith Blake, served in Tanzania for seven years, and then as a Mission Personnel Secretary for CMS Australia. Here, she reflects on the lessons she learnt about the need for humility and cultural understanding in mission.
Posted on: 8th February 2017
The African Church is growing at an unprecedented rate. As people flock to local churches, untrained Christians have taken on teaching roles for which they are not prepared. In this context, Bunda Bible College (BBC) in Tanzania plays a vital part in equipping leaders to preach God’s word faithfully. Recently retired CMS missionary Jono Vink, shared how BBC is helping locals to teach and apply the Bible. Elisabeth Carter reports.
Posted on: 21st July 2015
Arthur and Tamie Davis (with Elliot) have been serving in Dodoma, working at St John’s University of Tanzania. At SJUT, Arthur and Tamie partnered with student leaders in the Christian group to pursue unity in Christ and a faith that shapes life far beyond university. Now, Arthur and Tamie are preparing to move to Dar es Salaam to take up a role with TAFES, the Tanzanian Christian student movement, which will allow them to work with students across many different campuses. They share more about their decision here.