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Overwhelmed by Coronavirus

South East Asia has suffered intensely from Coronavirus, especially the Delta variant. CMS workers who serve with university students and medical graduates in the region describe the impact of COVID-19 on their community.  A community in crisis  Overwhelmed. It’s a word we had rarely heard our friends use until this last year. South East Asian people are generally used to uncertainty, disasters and trauma. But recently, this term has been used […]

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Testimony to the long-term impact of gospel ministry

MS missionaries Dan and Liv Webster are serving in Namibia. In this video Dan explains the importance of long-term gospel ministry and the impact of missionaries who have served in Namibia before them. Here they pay tribute to former CMS missionaries Simon and Margie Gillham and explore the lasting nature of their work. Watch the […]

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Gospel connections in unexpected places

CMS workers seek to share God’s love wherever they are, whatever they are doing. One of our workers, C, reflects on some unexpected gospel connections she made when she visited her brother in Iceland in December 2020.  What a strange 12 months it has been. I have faced many new challenges, and God has been teaching and growing me through them. Late last year I was notified of […]

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Our journey to mission

The stories of why missionaries choose to serve in another location are varied, exciting and have a common gospel thread. Checkpoint asked missionaries from around Australia to give reasons why they chose to serve as CMS missionaries. Mike & Karen Roe (SANT), serving in South Africa Mike writes: My main contact with Christianity growing up […]

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A very surprised Christian

Raised in a Buddhist Sri Lankan family that immigrated to Australia when he was eight, Kanishka Raffel’s conversion to Christianity came as a big surprise to him in his early twenties. Now the Dean of St Andrew’s Cathedral, Sydney, Kanishka’s testimony[1] is an example of the power of God’s word to change hearts, even in those […]

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