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In November 2016, the National Mission Commission of Nepal launched a livelihood development programme for women living in the slums of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. The purpose of this programme was to equip women who lived in marginalised communities with skills that would enable them to eventually start a tailoring business for sustainable and dignified livelihood.

Pastoral.CMS_Inside_300x217 Rev. Jim Paul is a chaplain at Christian Medical College and Hospital (CMC) in Tamil Nadu, India. His ministry of pastoral care to terminally ill patients also extends to that of their family members who suffer with them:

building On 3-4 November 2016, Shalom School of Ministries organised an extension programme known as "Building a Foundation for Faith." The programme was conducted with the primary intention of equipping pastors and church leaders from rural and difficult to access areas in the subjects of "biblical vocation" and "bible overview."

Acute.CMS_Inside_300x217 It is a privilege to serve the poor and marginalised. The last four months of serving in partnership with the local church and community has provided me tremendous opportunities for sharing Christ in different parts of Nepal. It was wonderful to see more than 170 young people and pastors from 14 local churches participating in a conference on “Youth & Addiction” in Makawanpur in October.

Joy.CMS_Inside_300x217 Teaching and training can be both a challenging and an exhilarating task, especially when it has to be juggled with general administrative duties. As the founding dean of the Nepal Theological Academy (NTA) in Kathmandu, I can testify to this. But praise God for his faithfulness; NTA celebrated its first anniversary on Oct 21, 2016. We invited our new board secretary to preach to our students. There was also a cultural show.