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Are Short-Term ‘Mission Trips’ Worth it?

Are Short-Term ‘Mission Trips’ Worth it? 

By Mike Jessop NZCMS Mis­sions Intern From Decem­ber 2022 to January 2023, a group of 38 kiwis went to Nairobi, Kenya for 3 ½ weeks. We were led by Waweru and Mato, two Kenyan pastors serving in min­istry here in New Zealand. We partnered with Nairobi Chapel and got to exper­i­ence their different…

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Are You Our New Personnel Manager?

Are You Our New Personnel Manager? 

Are you pas­sion­ate about cross-cul­tural mission? Do you have a heart for pas­toral care and sup­port­ing those serving on the front­lines of mission? NZCMS is looking for another Per­son­nel Manager to join our team. This role is primar­ily about offer­ing care and support to our Mission Part­ners, helping…

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Mission Partner Gives Update on Life in Papua New Guinea

Mission Partner Gives Update on Life in Papua New Guinea 

By Nikki Wheeler Mission Partner in Papua New Guinea Kapuna, in the swampy jungle isol­ated bush, has a cap­tiv­at­ing nature to it – life is more simple. We thirst for rain if there hasn’t been any for a few days because we are con­scious of how much water we use on a daily basis and how the tank…

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Old Relationships Made New

Old Relationships Made New 

Te Hauoter­angi (Howard) and Gladys Karaka serve as Māori Evan­gel­ists with Te Pīho­patanga o te Manawa o te Wheke in the Port Waikato area. The Māori Evan­gel­ist ini­ti­at­ive was an invit­a­tion for NZCMS to renew the old rela­tion­ships the first CMS mis­sion­ar­ies had with Māori in the 19th century. Howard…

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NZCMS Personnel Manager Passes on the Baton

NZCMS Personnel Manager Passes on the Baton 

By Mike Robb, NZCMS Per­son­nel Manager A story from Papua New Guinea Late Novem­ber, my wife Ruth and I were speed­ing along a river in a dinghy in a remote part of the low­lands in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea. We had been paying a pas­toral visit to our NZCMS Mission Part­ners, Scott and…

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Meet our New Mission Partners

Meet our New Mission Partners 

It’s always so excit­ing when we can intro­duce new Mission Part­ners! This couple have a back­ground serving in youth min­istry and primary school teach­ing. They will be working in edu­ca­tion and youth min­is­tries, serving people living in a slum com­munity in South Asia. They will join an established…

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Are You our New Youth Mission Enabler?

Are You our New Youth Mission Enabler? 

Are you pas­sion­ate about seeing young people explor­ing God’s calling on their lives? Have you served in global or cross-cul­tural mission and want to help others engage with mission? NZCMS is looking for a Youth Mission Enabler to join our national team. The Youth Mission Enabler is a person who is…

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National Director Shares Recent Travels

National Director Shares Recent Travels 

Recently our National Dir­ector, Rosie, left to travel around Uganda and South Asia. She met with a couple of our Mission Part­ners and with some of the global CMS whānau face-to-face. While trav­el­ling, she reflects on the state of mis­sions and NZCMS’ passion to work along­side local people. You can…

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