Posted on: 19th November 2018
CMS missionary E serves in South Asia, but before she arrived at that destination she was involved for two years as an apprentice in the Mentac program supported by CMS. Checkpoint Online asked her some questions about her experience. What did you do during the Mentac program? The training in the program is a mix […]
Posted on: 23rd April 2018
CMS VIC State Director Wei-Han Kuan has delved into the history of St Andrew’s Hall in Melbourne. Here he shares some of his discoveries and summarises how this institution remains of essential importance to the work of CMS. Organised missionary training in Melbourne can be traced back to 1901 when a leading evangelical, the Rev […]
Posted on: 9th April 2018
CMS Director of Training and Development David Williams (with his wife, Rachel) works with the teaching team at the CMS training facility, St Andrew’s Hall, to prepare potential missionaries for service in many locations. He explains why solid preparation is necessary for new missionaries starting out in cross-cultural ministry. Some people think being a missionary […]
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: 27th December 2016
In late September 2016, bishops from five African countries gathered together in Kenya for the inaugural GAFCON Bishop Training Institute Conference (BTI1). Elisabeth Carter reports on the highlights of this event.
Posted on: 27th October 2015
Qaiser Julius, a Pakistani Christian leader we have been supporting throughout his studies at Melbourne School of Theology has had his PhD accepted! He will soon be returning to Pakistan to help strengthen the gospel witness of the church there.