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Small groups in the International Graduate School of Leadership (IGSL) called Iron-Sharpening Group (ISG) have consistently been one of the most unforgettable and meaningful experiences of our students in their IGSL journey. It is in this context that individuals are able to process personal lessons that the Lord is teaching them and learn to disclose issues in their lives where they need loving support and accountability.

Godis.CMS_Inside_300x217 Visiting patients at the CMC Hospital in Vellore can be an enriching experience. In my chaplaincy ministry, I have been encouraged by patients who continue to trust in the Lord no matter what the circumstances faced. Cancer patient Varan, 53, is one such blessing to care givers.     

Gr.CMS_Inside_300x217 It was like a page out of John 3. But the scene was thousands of miles from where Nicodemus encountered Jesus. And it was an evangelist sharing the truth with a rural, teenage girl studying in the city of Yangon. Grace Magar, born and raised in a Kachin village in northern Myanmar, had just enrolled in a university when she chanced upon a local missionary. Despite having attended the village church from her childhood, Grace was taken aback when the missionary asked, “Are you born again?”

Saggu.CMS_Inside_300x217 Dr Abraham Saggu was born into a Hindu family in a remote village in south India. After his father passed away, his mother came to faith in Christ and eventually became a “bible woman.” The only child in the family, Saggu was attending church for a year and thought he was living out life as a Christian until a divine appointment one night. He was at home when he overheard his mother sharing the gospel with an elderly lady. Among other things, his mother asked the neighbour, “Where will you spend your eternity if you die tonight?”

gcl_22-march-2017_02 On 22 March 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, around seventy people from various churches and para-church organisations participated in a talk entitled "The Global Church Landscape: Trends in global Christianity, religion, & mission." Despite the usual congestion in traffic on a weekday evening, many turned up early and the programme commenced on time. The talk was organised by AsiaCMS in collaboration with Asia Gateway, Seminari Theoloji Malaysia, and the Malaysian Center for Global Mission.