Mission in China_Inside The Church Mission Society (CMS) has a long and illustrious history in China dating back to the 1800s. Bishop George Smith and T.M. McClatchie were the first CMS missionaries to be sent to China in 1844. The early missionaries were focused on health and education to help meet the pressing needs of that time. Their lives and works left behind a positive impact of their gospel message up till the present day.

Africa Consultation_Inside “Do not oppress a foreigner; you yourselves know how it feels to be foreigners, because you were foreigners in Egypt.” – Exodus 23:9 Being in a foreign land with an alien culture thousands of miles from home can be an intimidating experience. Throw in some unwelcoming locals, or worse still, unjust officials, and the adopted world of the immigrants will be turned topsy-turvy. This is the world of the estimated one million Chinese nationals living in Africa.

Sanjay_Steward_Inside By Esther Gnanakan Sanjay was referred to ESCAPE at the age of 16 through the legal system. He was at one of the remand homes before he was referred to ESCAPE. Sanjay received residential counselling at our respite home. During his stay with us he learnt to manage his anger and also to work as a team. We noticed good leadership qualities in him.

[caption id="attachment_1899" align="aligncenter" width="330"]SACYN 2015 paticipants SACYN 2015 participants[/caption] SACYN 2015 has successfully concluded in New Delhi with the eyes of its core leaders firmly focused on the journey ahead, including in mission-related initiatives involving youth groups of churches. Twenty-four participants from South Asia gathered at the Gandhi Peace Foundation to map out the way forward based on reflective evaluation of the three years of training module which was completed in 2014.

ACMS_Lex_Inside By Alexis Hamilton, Asia Gateway Missions Training My husband Alan Hamilton and I set off on a mission trip with a deep desire to learn more about the life of Christians in Cambodia, the Khmer culture, and how we can be of service to God in that country. It was a heady mix of experiences in our field exposure trip from 11th to 18th of July 2015. We enjoyed the warmth and hospitality of the locals. Still, challenges abounded.