News and articles from CMSI Staff Team

Notes from Nepal

Partnership Coordinator Roger Thompson is currently visiting CMSI’s partners in Nepal along with Mission Director, Jenny Smyth. On their journey, they were accompanied by STEP volunteer, Connor Skuce, who will spend a few months in Nepal. Roger sent the following update after his first day in Kathmandu.

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Posted on Mon, 09 Jan 2017 | 0 comments

Let the children come

The second of our Extra Guest placemat stories (and the last of our Twelve Blogs of Christmas) comes from DR Congo. It offers a snapshot of overwhelming hospitality and true, Christlike compassion.

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Posted on Thu, 05 Jan 2017 | 0 comments

Open Homes, Open Hearts

Our Extra Guest placemats at Christmas featured two stories from our Global Partners on the theme of hospitality. Here’s the first of these stories, from South Sudan.

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Posted on Wed, 04 Jan 2017 | 0 comments

New Year Blog 2: Keep pressing on

Roger Cooke considers what a new year means for CMSI and our Global Partners.

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Posted on Mon, 02 Jan 2017 | 0 comments

New Year Blog 1: Begin Again

Roger Cooke shares some thoughts on fresh starts and how to prosper in 2017.

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Posted on Sun, 01 Jan 2017 | 0 comments

Christmas Sparkle

CMSI staff member, Jenny Christie, shares some thoughts about the beauty of true Christmas sparkle.

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Posted on Mon, 26 Dec 2016 | 0 comments

Limavady Grammar School Kenyan reflections

CMSI Partnership Coordinator Roger Thompson was involved with training a team of 31 from Limavady Grammar School, who recently spent three weeks visiting partners in Kenya. Roger has collated some of the experiences and reflections that the team shared on their blog.

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Posted on Tue, 09 Aug 2016 | 0 comments

Maasai Mothers' Day in Oltiasika

Roger Thompson shares something from his experiences of Mothering Sunday in Kajiado Diocese, Kenya. On his way to church, the first mother Roger saw was a nanny-goat with her two-week old kid.

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Posted on Wed, 09 Mar 2016 | 2 comments

Writing Haiku in Kayole

Children in a Nairobi Slum are writing internationally commended poetry

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Posted on Thu, 03 Mar 2016 | 0 comments

Scoring for Leicester in Chingola

Partnership Coordinator Roger Thompson shares an analogy from his sermon last Sunday at St Barnabas’ Parish church in Zambia.

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Posted on Thu, 25 Feb 2016 | 2 comments