Posted on: 30th November 2020
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 […]
Posted on: 11th June 2018
CMS NSW & ACT Mission Facilitator Josh Ling, a former Buddhist, is firmly convinced by his migrant experience that even those at home in Australia can offer the gospel to their Buddhist neighbours. With half a million Buddhists in Australia, his words are worth reading. As a convert to Christianity, raised in a traditional Buddhist […]
Posted on: 5th May 2018
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 is an example of the power of God’s word to change hearts, even in those […]
Posted on: 8th May 2017
CMS missionaries, Ian and Narelle Hadfield, shared the story of Lin Lin, who had a dramatic conversion after attending their church in Hong Kong. CMS interviewed Sok Han, one of the ministers at St Andrew’s, to learn more. Story by Amanda Jeavons
Posted on: 14th August 2016
In Japan, one of the most gospel-poor areas in the world, Kellie Nicholas is supporting the faith of university students through the Christian student movement Kirisutosha Gakusei Kai (KGK). Kellie tells how the word of God has impacted on the faith of one young believer.
Posted on: 10th August 2016
Laura had endured much heartache when she met CMS missionary, Sarah Sholl, working in Mexico. Then Laura’s five-year-old son, Marcelo, was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer. Sarah tells how sharing God’s word gave true hope to Laura and Marcelo, even in the face of death.
Posted on: 19th July 2016
Alberto was a Roman Catholic, like most of the population in Valencia, Spain. Then one day he stepped into the church where CMS missionary John Lovell (serving with Jodi) is Minister. John tells how Alberto discovered a personal relationship with Christ.
Posted on: 7th May 2015
How do we see the impact of student ministry in Ireland? CMS missionary Catherine Read, who is serving with IFES Ireland, writes about a student who has been shaped powerfully as a Christian through student university ministry.
Posted on: 1st May 2015
CMS student workers Paul and Sandra reflect on the importance of student ministry and recount some stories about students convicted by Christ.