Posted on: 8th March 2021
CMS missionaries Chris and Grace Adams are serving in Timor-Leste where they work in a range of ministries, including the development of Bible resources in the Timorese language, Tetun. In late 2020 the Tetun translation of ‘The Big Picture Story Bible’ was launched. Grace shares how it is having an impact on the lives of adults as well as children. When Nersi and her family moved into […]
Posted on: 9th February 2021
In times of Coronavirus, it can be easy to overlook the continuing good news of gospel progress in many places. Here is one recent and continuing story from CMS missionaries Chris & Grace Adams, serving in Timor-Leste. Many CMS supporters will be familiar with The Big Picture Story Bible. It is a wonderful resource for teaching children the story of […]
Posted on: 26th May 2020
CMS missionary Grace Adams, serving with Chris in Timor-Leste, was hoping for quick results when she embarked on a translation project. But sometimes God seems to work slowly in his gospel mission. We had been well-trained by CMS to have realistic expectations about what we might achieve, and how soon. When we were missionaries-in-training, experienced missionaries told us that we would do well in our first […]
Posted on: 6th May 2020
CMS missionaries Chris and Grace Adams have made the decision to stay in Timor-Leste during the COVID-19 crisis. Here they outline the situation where they are serving, and share great news of a long-term project that is at last bearing fruit: the Tetun language edition of The Big Picture Story Bible. Timor-Leste isn’t exempt from the world-wide spread of COVID-19. People here have tested […]
Posted on: 18th September 2017
CMS Missionary Grace Adams (serving alongside Chris in Timor-Leste) recounts her experience of ministry as a new mother to Micah. With Chris’s support and involvement, God has used Grace’s abilities in Bible translation and discipling to advance an important local project and encourage a gifted friend, Sandra. Grace shares how she has managed this joyful load.
Posted on: 12th October 2016
Preaching God’s word to a congregation in Timor-Leste is a complicated task. CMS workers Chris and Grace Adams are training local pastors and leaders with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Timor-Leste. Chris outlines the unique language challenges faced by these church leaders.