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Introducing our New Mission Partners to Southeast Asia

Introducing our New Mission Partners to Southeast Asia 

Jamie and Lily Somerville are exper­i­enced mis­sion­ar­ies, having served in Thai­l­and for ten years, dis­cip­ling young people. After return­ing to NZ to com­plete theo­lo­gical edu­ca­tion and English study, they are pre­par­ing to head back to Thai­l­and with NZCMS where they will serve with Empower­Asia, an…

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Global Opportunties: Where is God Sending you?

Global Opportunties: Where is God Sending you? 

NZCMS has rela­tion­ships all over the world and we are con­stantly looking for those who feel a call from God into global mis­sions. However, we have recently been made aware of the fol­low­ing urgent requests for skilled people to fill the fol­low­ing oppor­tun­it­ies. If neither of these fits in with…

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God’s Kingdom as a Gift of Eggs

God’s Kingdom as a Gift of Eggs 

Mithu phoned to check whether I was going to be home, he had some­thing for me. When he came to my door he unwrapped six eggs. These were the most pre­cious eggs I have ever received. Let me tell you their story.

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Introducing Our New Māori Evangelist

Introducing Our New Māori Evangelist 

By Troy Nathan, NZCMS Māori Evan­gel­ist How I Met Jesus I met Jesus in Waikeria on July 26 in 1982. While inside the Waikeria prison, after I phys­ic­ally abused a white man, he later came back to see me with a chocol­ate and Bible. I thought he was a nut case in all honesty. It made me ques­tion, who…

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A Legacy is Planting Seeds

A Legacy is Planting Seeds 

This article was written by Judith, a returned NZCMS Mission Partner A legacy takes time to create. I want to acknow­ledge all the people – local and foreign – who have inves­ted their time and lives into the South Asia area over many past gen­er­a­tions. Most never saw large amounts of fruit. It was…

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Mission Partner Biography Launching

Mission Partner Biography Launching 

What happens when one person refuses to tol­er­ate injustice and gives everything they have to see it right? NZCMS mis­sion­ary Edric Baker was driven by the idea that health­care should be avail­able for every person, rich or poor. From New Zealand to Vietnam, and finally, for three decades in…

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Introducing the Aryal Family

Introducing the Aryal Family 

A new ini­ti­at­ive for NZCMS in 2023 is sup­port­ing Co-Mission Part­ners. NZCMS is part­ner­ing with AsiaCMS to ‘co-send’ mis­sion­ar­ies from Asia to Asia. These mis­sion­ar­ies work in stra­tegic mission roles in their own or near culture con­texts. We pray that this part­ner­ship bears fruit and opens our eyes…

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National Director joins Anglican Missions Board Visit to Tonga

National Director joins Anglican Missions Board Visit to Tonga 

In January 2022, the under­wa­ter Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted which led to sig­ni­fic­ant ash­falls across Tonga and triggered tsunami waves that dis­placed entire com­munit­ies. Anglican Mis­sions has been working along­side the Anglican churches in Tonga to respond to needs in the community…

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