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Mission Matters exploring opportunities in global mission

Partners in this edition: Redcliffe College Interserve

Issue 12


Spot The Difference It’s sometimes unnerving to look at our world today and to realise that it’s hard to keep up with the speed and pace of change. Today’s world looks like a very different place to the one we knew even just a few years ago. Advances in travel and technology have made life easier for many of us but these things have also added to the madness and messiness that surrounds our everyday lives. As power centres shift and globalisation continues to impact societies at every level and in every place, it’s easy to feel like the world is out of control. Because it’s God’s world, God’s people can add to its creativity and colour in spite of the madness and messiness. But just as the world is changing, so the church needs to evolve and adapt in order to fulfil its God-given mission with relevance. The feature article, ‘How to spot a Missionary’, by Rob Hay, talks about this changing mission which needs changing missionaries. For ‘missionaries’ read ‘ALL Christians’. It highlights the fact that, ‘Christians have always been called to live in the world in a culturally appropriate and yet distinctly different way’. The kind of Christians the world needs to see then are those who are relational, motivated, whole-Bible, whole-life, confident and relevant. Yes – we’re called to be that different! So, if mission is changing, how can we engage effectively and address the many and diverse needs confronting today’s church? The opportunities for service in today’s world have never been so diverse, and the ways in which mission is being carried out is changing quite dramatically in some places. Yes, the doctors, teachers, church planters and builders are still needed, but so are the IT consultants, musicians, sports coaches and entrepreneurs. There is such diversity in mission today in terms of who is doing it, where it’s being done, and how it’s being done. And we can all be part of it at some level. For some, that will mean physically moving to another place but for others it will mean something completely different but no less significant. You’ll have no trouble spotting the difference between the kinds of people God is using to fulfil his mission today and perhaps what many of us traditionally thought a ‘missionary’ should look like. God’s mission is for all of God’s people. That means you and me finding our place in God’s world. The world might be changing but our unchanging God calls us to be the bringers of his unchanging message of hope. As you read through the many stories in this edition of Mission Matters, be inspired and challenged by the difference you could make.

Jo Jowett

Editor Mobilisation Director, Global Connections

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Social work

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Another world

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Stories from around the world

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suitability of the organisation and the opportunity that they are considering. While every care is taken to ensure that information is correct at the time of going to press, enquirers should contact organisations for full current details. Acknowledgements: Special thanks to Interserve and Redcliffe College for partnering with us as sponsors of

Indexes Pages 34 - 50

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Connecting with Ministries

Using Your Skills

Serving the World

This section contains a sampling of current opportunities to serve in each of nine categories with stories of how God using people with their related skills.

Find the country you are looking for in the relevant regional section.

An alphabetical listing of organisations offering opportunities to serve around the world.

this publication, with special thanks to Rob Hay of Redcliffe College for the feature article. We would also like to express our appreciation to the following for photographs and testimonies used in this publication: AIM International, Butterfly Children’s Hospice, CMS, European Christian Mission, Frontiers, Grace International School, HCJB Global, International Nepal Fellowship, Latin Link, Middle East Media, WEC International, SERVE Afghanistan, SIM, TeachBeyond and World Horizons. Designer: Francesco Tabbuso, stripyeye.com Editor: Jo Jowett, Global Connections Printed in England by: Manson Group Ltd

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Going with Purpose

Resources

A list of job categories, under which you will find a list of organisations offering opportunities which incorporate that type of work.

Useful books, DVDs, websites, courses and general mission resources.

Christian Vocations exists to resource and challenge Christians to discover and practise their God-given vocation and mobilise them for his service. CV is the biggest independent Christian ministry in the UK engaged in helping Christians in their involvement in Christian service, whether in short or long - term, voluntary or paid capacity. Since its establishment in the mid - 80’s, CV has been privileged to provide advice and information to thousands of UK Christians in their search to find a place that fits them. If God is stirring you to serve him, then maybe CV can help you in that discovery by providing an extensive range of information, services and resources. 3


How to spot a missionary? Changing mission‌ changing missionaries

The smell of bacon is enticing even before you reach the front door. As you open it the laughter from children playing and the undulating noise of voices engaged in conversation draws you in. Standing at the cooker is a slim young woman in her early thirties called Aly. She turns bacon whilst talking to 3 other people standing in the kitchen. In the lounge a man in jeans, called Ian, pours coffee almost non-stop as more and more people arrive. The talk is of the football game last Sunday night and the upcoming camping trip, mingled with challenges from the week just gone and concerns for the week ahead. 4


Brenda calls for quiet amongst the excited multi-lingual chatter of teenagers and young adults. It’s time to begin the evening session of drama, dance and music classes, and there is a lot to do as they prepare for a concert in a few weeks time. The young people come from a bewildering variety of backgrounds but they have one thing in common – they are all migrants coming to terms with living in a new country.

Richard sits in his office pondering the day ahead - it holds the prospect of meetings with clients, a staff meeting and interviews for a new member of staff. Business is booming: that is great, but how can you make a difference as a Christian? How do you live out your Christian life whilst running a successful business.

Ian and Aly are in Gloucester, UK; Ugandan-born Brenda lives in Denmark and Richard works in the Middle-East. Four people, in three different places…all of them doing quite different things and yet all of them…missionaries! Why? Because the reason they do what they do is to announce the reign of God (good news) and invite people to join in.

Are they really that different? As the three examples above show, the context for mission and it’s practice has been changing dramatically in recent years. So if missionaries look very different - are no longer recognisable by their machete and pith helmet, or even their socks, sandals and rainbow guitar strap - what do missionaries need to be?

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How to spot a missionary? Christians have always been called to live in the world in a culturally appropriate and yet distinctly different way. The 2nd century letter (from Diognetus) describes the distinctiveness of early Christians. It is as relevant today as it was then: "Christians are not distinguished from the rest of humanity by country, language, or custom. For nowhere do they live in cities of their own, nor do they speak some unusual dialect, nor do they practice an eccentric lifestyle.... While they live in both Greek and barbarian cities, as each one's lot was cast, and follow the local customs in dress and food and other aspects of life, at the same time they demonstrate the remarkable and admittedly unusual character of their own citizenship. They live in their own countries, but only as aliens; they participate in everything as citizens, and endure everything as foreigners. Every foreign country is their fatherland, and every fatherland is foreign. They marry like everyone else, and have children, but they do not expose their offspring. They share their food but not their wives. They are `in the flesh’, but do not live

`according to the flesh’. They live on earth, but their citizenship is in heaven. They obey the established laws; indeed in their private lives they transcend the laws. They love everyone, and by everyone they are persecuted. They are unknown, yet they are condemned; they are put to death, yet they are brought to life. They are poor, yet they make many rich; they are in need of everything, yet they abound in everything. They are dishonoured, yet they are glorified in their dishonour; they are slandered, yet they are vindicated. They are cursed, yet they bless; they are insulted, yet they offer respect. When they do good, they are punished as evildoers; when they are punished, they rejoice as though brought to life....Those who hate them are unable to give a reason for their hostility" (5.1-17). In our passion to reach the unreached, our efforts have focused on saving and civilising the heathen and usually going over there to do it. ‘Mission’ was centrally controlled with a clear divide between ‘sender’ and ‘sent’, with power kept at the centre.

Today, while we still may be called to ‘go’, we are increasingly discovering: The world is more complex than we accepted/realised in the past Mission is messy It is God's mission And we are all missionaries 6


God needs missionaries ALL Christians to be: Relational Christians – who recognise that just as God exists in relationship both in the Trinity and to all people, so they are to exist in relationship with individual people who inhabit our space and place, Christian and non-Christian alike. The younger generations’ emphasis on relationship is, I believe, a God-event. In a diverse world where generalisations apply less meaningfully than before, and ease of travel and communication has transformed daily life, relating seems to be something we can do, something that we are meant to do. Now my only problem is to find time!

Motivated Christians – motivated by obedience not success. The Bible says “good and faithful servant” rather than good and successful servant. The parable of the Talents is not about making the most money but wisely investing what we are given. What is our motivation for mission? If it needs a slick, polished strategy for an evangelised world with ticked off target groups designed by a professional marketing executive, I would suggest we have taken on board the world’s values rather than God’s. If we want to see the reality of the Kingdom that a carpenter from Nazareth talked about - the reality that a messy, complicated and broken world looks for - then we are getting close to God’s heart.

Whole Bible Christians – Why the whole Bible? Because it is all about mission. In these days of sound bytes you could sometimes be mistaken for thinking that Matthew 28:19 is the Bible’s first and last word on mission. Mission is much more exciting when we see the full scope of what God intends – a renewed heaven and a renewed earth with the whole of creation restored to a relationship with the creator. That is what the whole Bible shouts from its pages. If reading through the whole Bible seems too daunting, start with a book like Leslie Newbiggin’s book “A Walk Through the Bible” – it will take you an hour to read and a lifetime to take it in. It helps you grasp the whole story of God’s relationship with his people and it will inspire you to read the whole Bible for yourself. 7


God needs missionaries ALL Christians to be:

Whole life Christians – Mission is a life commitment, lasting for the whole of our lives, and life encompassing, but it will be worked out in all sorts of ways and, most likely, settings too. We cannot follow Jesus just on Sundays, or in just one geographical setting. Ultimately, I have no interest in giving my time, life and worship to a God I can understand. If I can, he is not big enough to warrant my effort and my response. Any kind of attempt to reduce my Christian life to a slogan, a target to be met by hard work and human resources, leaves me cold. Much of the ongoing effort to segment and strategise the mission task ends up looking so Babellike as we build, strive and stretch to reach our goals.

Confident Christians – confident that we don’t have all the answers…but we know the God who does! This only comes through our willingness to face up to and grapple with the difficult issues, instead of accepting formulaic answers and quick solutions. Are we prepared to be like Job, who questioned God in the middle of his suffering, but at the end could say ‘My ears had heard of you, but now my eyes have seen you.’ To many who do not know God, our personal experience of his faithfulness speaks louder than our theological arguments about why he exists.

Ultimately, I have no interest in giving my time, life and worship to a God I can understand

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Relevant Christians – The search for the spiritual is probably greater today than at any time since before the Enlightenment and yet we seem to have succeeded in making the church irrelevant to so many people’s heart questions. My experience is that most non-Christian friends don’t care whether their local church has a male or female minister (or even a homosexual one?). They certainly aren’t aware of our debates on the end-times. They are trying to hold their marriages together when they have to work 60-hour weeks to provide for their family’s lifestyle. They want to know why, when they have all the possessions, they don’t also possess the happiness advertised with the products. But they don’t even consider coming to church to find the answers.

Even though they may not say it like this, people are looking for the truth and will discard words that don’t match actions. Until we have something distinctive to offer, the meaningfulness of mission will be limited and the message discarded as lacking authenticity. God is looking for people with a personal experience of the goodness of God in their lives and a desire to share it with others. Sometimes he asks us to move beyond our current location, but he always asks for our willingness to offer others a glimpse of God's kingdom at work in a human life. Will you let that life be yours?

…people are looking for the truth and will discard words that don’t match actions

Rob Hay Principal, Redcliffe College As Principal of Redcliffe College, Rob Hay is responsible for the overall leadership of the College, ensuring it fulfills its role in preparing men and women to be effective Christians in God's mission in the world. Previously, Rob and his wife Sarah served with International Nepal Fellowship, and he now teaches on the areas of mission, intercultural teamwork, leadership and generational engagement.

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Stories from around the world

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How I wish she knew Jesus A Ministry to Prostitutes in N’Djamena, Chad

Today Sara is more solemn than usual as we sit on the mat outside her mud room and fan ourselves in the 45-degree heat. Her friends are not around and so there is no pretence. As I share God’s Word, and tell her again how loved and precious she is, she silently fights off the tears welling up in her dark eyes.

she said, with unforgettable sadness in her eyes: “I’m like the son who ran away from the father... but I haven’t come back yet.” Turning from her sin brings the terrifying prospect of losing a stable income from prostitution and a support group of ‘friends’ in the same lifestyle. Returning to the Father is still more terrifying when many believers, like the older brother, look at her with disdain and condemnation.

Naomi Duff and some of the children she’s befriended through her ministry to vulnerable women in N’Djamena, Chad. Naomi is seeking co-workers to assist her in this challenging work.

for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?’ To some extent many of the girls have grasped this truth. What they ask for more than anything is that I pray and share the Bible with them.

Plunging into life with the poor, despised and broken hurts and it I’ve known Sara for over two years costs. I daren’t imagine the pain it and love her deeply; her fantastic brings to God’s heart seeing these sense of humour, on the rare There are countless ‘Sara’s’ in Chad! beautiful women suffer daily without occasion it emerges, lights up the At this stage the ministry is primarily Him. However, it is an immense face of whoever is near. She is feisty, one of presence. I host parties and privilege to serve these precious and in her determination to survive outreach events for 20+ women, and women and to share God’s love with has become fiercely try to help the few them. My heart’s desire is that one independent. who genuinely seek day they will leave this world of Plunging into life Although only in her alternative brokenness and sin and stand before with the poor, early 20s, Sara’s face employment. Almighty God as transformed trophies despised and bears a tell-tale Sometimes I take of His grace. Together we will praise broken can get very hardness— them or their Him for all eternity; He will wipe every messy at times. benumbed by poverty children to hospital; tear from their eyes, and there will be It hurts and it and prostitution. If mostly I simply listen no more sorrow, or crying or pain. costs... she hasn’t already, and share life with she will soon contract them. HIV. At times my Western mindset Sara struggles to hear God’s word, obsesses with the need for activity yet she seeks me out for prayer. After and “results.” But I am reminded of www.aimint.org.uk studying the story of the prodigal son God’s probing word: ‘What good is it Profile on page 36

Pseudonyms have been used to protect the identity of the women referred to in this article.

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None are too young

I wondered if this older girl was the person I'd been praying for The girl finally understood my wild gestures and ran to her tiny home next door to fetch an umbrella. I'd only been in North India a week, and feeling rather lonely, I'd gone down to the local shop. It was Monsoon season and as I was about to leave, the rain started falling like a heavy curtain. The young girl, Jyoti, opened the umbrella and shepherded me home.

besides Jesus and wanted to follow Him! What should she do? I was so excited that God had answered my prayer and shown me the right person all those years ago. We started a weekly Bible Study together in her home and after a while her family joined in. They also gave their lives to Jesus and soon started inviting other female relatives to come. More local women joined us and soon we had a regular group squashed so tightly in the small room that the children who came with them were taught elsewhere.

A missionary with World Horizons, I was working in the foothills of the Himalayas, a very green and beautiful area which could be cold. The evening before, our leader had encouraged the group to pray that God would enable us to meet a person who would become a Christian through us, This work among the women and children grew over the next 4 years and most of the people who came gave their so I was glad to have made a new friend. life to Jesus. As the children's understanding grew, they The following day as I walked past Jyoti's house, I met her too became Christians. Jyoti herself went on to do mission training. elder sister. She invited me in to meet the family. Her mother and grandmother lived in the one-roomed house Who could have known that God's answer to my prayer with her and Jyoti. I wondered if this older girl was the would have brought so many people to Jesus? person I'd been praying for - Jyoti seemed far too young! I started to visit this welcoming household daily. These Hindu women were going through a difficult family crisis and they welcomed my support. A deep friendship grew with the family over the next few years. One day an animated, now teenage, Jyoti phoned me. She had become convinced that there was no other God 26

Get in touch to join us in India: www.worldhorizons.co.uk!

www.worldhorizons.co.uk World Horizons Profile on page 49


From Desperation to Transformation Khalil works for MEM. He grew up in the Gulf but in spite of wealth and prospects he was always aware of deep poverty in his life, the truest form of impoverishment: spiritual poverty. He shares his story with you, “My mother did not want me; she tried to cause a miscarriage. My father was an alcoholic and there was no love in our home. I was abused sexually but there was noone to turn to. I had to bury my feelings. At school I realised I was not the only one suffering. Whenever I went to the toilets there were boys taking drugs or having sex. When I was fourteen my Christian grandfather died. He was the only person who had shown me love. I turned to drugs, alcohol and crime. By 17, I was dealing drugs as well as abusing them. One day I stole a car, drove to the sea planning to take an overdose, but I remembered my grandfather and his Jesus, so decided to challenge Him! ‘Jesus, you need to come and talk to me by tomorrow, or I will kill myself. I need an explanation for the misery that is my life.’ “On my return home, my uncle was waiting for me. He was a drug dealer and I was worried he would kill me for stealing his clients. But he had become a Christian! As he shared, I recognised the love in my grandfather. I wanted to experience it but doubted Jesus could come into my awful life. I met Jesus that night. Immediately I experienced a total transformation, I was no longer addicted to drugs or alcohol! I realised Jesus valued my life and wanted to restore the dignity which drugs and crime had robbed from me.

By 17, I was dealing drugs as well as abusing them “When my parents discovered I had become a Christian they attempted to kill me three times. Five years later God did a miracle, healing my brother, and my family turned to Christ, asking me “Why did you not tell us these truths previously?” They are now part of a growing underground church in their community with over two hundred Muslim Background Believers.” Khalil is keenly aware of the need of a positive example of fatherhood in the Middle East, for teenagers to realise that Jesus accepts them as

they are and will enable them to change. There is great need for care, love and support that can only be found in the unconditional love of our heavenly Father. *name changed for security reasons

www.mem.org Middle East Media Profile on page 43

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Love for the Least of the Least

When Alan and I started the Butterfly Home we knew that all the children would come to us with a life expectancy of less than 6 months. Yet today I have said ‘goodbye’ to Angel, nearly 2 years old, who just fell into her adoptive Mummy’s arms. Without the Butterfly Home this once scrawny, abandoned baby would have died. Now she is a very happy, healthy toddler with a family. Yet we have said many sad goodbyes to babies who die peacefully in our arms. Some have known love only a short time, others have made a huge dent in our hearts as they have lived longer and shared their happy lives with us. We are pioneering palliative care for children - a little understood area of huge need here. The norm is to fight for life to the last breath, no matter how painful or futile, or to abandon a child known to be dying due to pressures of finance or superstition. Ours is a big and often daunting vision as we plan to expand the service to other cities and into the community for families with a dying child, giving them a choice not to abandon.

I am reminded of how God brings life out of what was dying

www.butterflych.org

Yet God has the plan and we have been shown incredible favour. The local government opened the doors wide for us to work here. Chinese media has broadcast documentaries (even on prime time TV), written magazine and newspaper articles attracting a huge amount of awareness and support. We have international support to build the work here. The local church encourages women to work here as nannies, seeing it as a calling and truly making a difference. They pray for the children, sing songs to them about Jesus and make sure a dying baby is never alone. It’s painful work and yet it is a privilege to be called to care for such fragile little ones. When I look at the children, I am reminded of how God brings life out of what was dying and of his power to save. Rescued out of loneliness and pain - even those babies who live only a short while have known hope and love. This is an exciting place to be. Things are moving so fast - God has always supplied our needs, small and large, but now it feels like God is pouring out the treasures of his storehouse on this land, showing his love for the ‘least of the least’.

Butterfly Children’s Hospice Profile on page 38

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Lyn Gould, Director of Care and co-founder with her husband Alan Gould, CEO.


Beyond Sawatdii.... It’s morning and I’m cycling to my language lesson. As I stop at the lights along with other morning commuters, I’m quickly surrounded by several motorcycles, some with three, even four passengers. I hear snippets of conversation concerning their families, plans for the day, what their friend just told them..... I look across the street and see a billboard advertising a new restaurant opening soon. Then the light changes and the motorcycles whiz past me, leaving me with not only their exhaust fumes but a realisation that six months ago we press on those conversations were just because unintelligible sounds and the we’re here to signs indecipherable. It’s do more than just encouraging after months of learn a hard work... but there’s also a language long way to go. I reach the language school and wave to my husband who has just finished his lesson; then step into the classroom to find our teacher still chuckling about something. I find out later that during Steve’s lesson, when asked ‘What do visitors like about Chiang Mai?’ he answered, ‘khii chang’ trying to

say ‘riding elephants’ but using the wrong tone actually said ‘elephant dung’! Ah, the joys of a tonal language! In spite of the goofs, we press on because we’re here to do more than just learn a language......we’re here to build relationships with Thais – relationships that go beyond ‘sawatdii’ – the basic Thai greeting. The more we can talk with people at a deeper level, the more we’ll be able to share our hearts with them and demonstrate genuine love and care for them. In a Buddhist society that’s ultimately self-centred and focused on earning merit that’ll lead to a better next life, we know that this genuine care will speak volumes more than our faltering Thai.

‘What are you doing in Thailand?’ Instead of replying, ‘I’m a missionary’, I say I’m studying Thai. I can see their eyes light up and they try out a few phrases on me to see how much I know. This leads to further explanation of who we are and what we believe. But starting by letting them know I’m here to first learn about their culture and what’s important to them, gives me an opportunity to share with them about the most important thing in my life – a relationship with Christ.

Sherree Francis

www.sim.co.uk We’ve seen glimpses of what a deeper understanding of this language can do. People ask us,

SIM Profile on page 47

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Afghan minority language project succeeds against the odds

women and girls were denied formal or non-formal education of any kind Warfare, strong cultural resistance to female education and lack of a writing system for the dialect being used have failed to derail a language development project for Afghanistan’s ethnic minority, the Pashai.

Originally all classes were in Pashto but the Pashai Language Committee has developed a Pashai orthography and learning materials which are currently being tested and revised.

The Pashai Language Development Project, which has secured one of UNESCO’s Confucius Prizes for Literacy, is a community-owned initiative which delivers meaningful literacy as well as livelihood, public health and nutrition education to around 1,000 Pashai men and women every year.

Despite the country’s current conflict situation, the project has managed to maintain its emphasis on education, especially for women and girls. Participants learn to use written material in their local language and in Pashto. Orthography for Pashai has been developed and is now being tested and the project also runs an animal husbandry course in tandem with the bilingual education The Pashai are an ethnic minority group living in Eastern programme. Local community members of both sexes Afghanistan. Pashto is the language of politics, economics with limited formal education are trained as teachers for and education in the region and until the Pashai literacy classes. programme was initiated, Pashai adults in some areas had no access to adult education and women and girls The main goals of the project are that literate individuals, were denied formal or non-formal education of any kind. male and female, will make use of print literature in their own language and in Pashto to access and share ideas Particularly hard hit were women who lost their husbands and information, that community members will be in the country’s long series of wars and were left to raise equipped for productive employment opportunities and their families with little or no means of securing an that Pashai will form part of the multilingual education income. curriculum in government schools. The project was started in 1999 by the charity SERVE in Acknowledgement: © UNESCO . response to community members’ request for an adult literacy programme. In 2006, with support from the www.serveafghanistan.org provincial government, the project expanded to include SERVE Afghanistan Pashai language literacy classes for girls and to begin the Profile on page 47 process of creating a Pashai and Pashto bilingual education programme within the formal education system. 30


A voice for the voiceless Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a taboo subject, but CMS mission partner Ann-Marie Wilson explains how God called her to stand up for the millions worldwide who suffer this mutilation.

Fatima greeted me as I entered the clinic on another dusty 40C day. I was chilled to the bone as I listened to her story. At 10 years old, she had already experienced three assaults: female genital mutilation (FGM) at age five, practised by 90 per cent of Northern Sudanese; rape by Janjiweed, the armed horseback militia at age 10, which opened her FGM scar; and childbirth resulting from the rape. The charity I was working with helped her have her baby safely, even though she’d been abandoned in the bush at seven months pregnant with obstructed labour. Now, standing before me, still she manages a weak smile, which communicates gratitude for her life. After I returned from Darfur in 2005, I couldn’t get Fatima’s story out of my mind. How could she speak up for herself at five years old (the age of FGM), or 10 (a common age of forced marriage)? I felt called to speak up for the three million voiceless girls cut each year.

African Diaspora, plus a few countries in Asia and the Middle East.

I couldn’t get Fatima’s story out of my mind. How could she speak up for herself at five years old

Up to 10 per cent of these women will die due to unhygienic practice, often performed by a shared knife, undertaken by an elderly circumciser without anaesthetic. FGM is practised to prove virginity or chastity, to denote becoming a woman, to adhere to images of beauty, to keep a cultural practice and assist in marriageability.

What can be done? As Christians, we are called to challenge injustice. As a CMS

mission partner, I see this as a crucial part of God's mission. It's not about imposing a 'western' human rights agenda on other cultures. It's about networking with people from many cultures to challenge structural injustice. Challenging as this issue is, I believe we can end it in three to five generations. Foot binding in China lasted for 1,000 years and ended in 16 years after the impact of missionary women around the 1880s. FGM has been practised for 2,000 years and so I believe it could end in 32 years. I have decided to make this my life’s work.

A global issue Despite UN human rights conventions banning FGM, it is still practised on three million women a year in 40 countries, 28 within Africa and the remainder among the

www.cms-uk.org CMS Profile on page 38

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Connecting with Ministries Organisation Profiles This section contains an alphabetical listing of organisations offering opportunities to serve around the world. The grid opposite shows a summary listing with information on location, type of work and payment terms. The following pages (34-50) give fuller information about each organisation to help you connect with them.

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Profiles

Action International Ministries (UK)

Contact Action tel email web

0151 630 2451 actionuk@btinternet.com 0151 630 2451 www.actioninternational.org actionuk@btinternet.com

Mr. Ingo Abraham Action International Ministries (UK) PO Box 144 Wallasey CH44 5WE

www.actioninternational.org

Activity Action International Ministries is a missionary-sending organisation established in 1975 with home offices in the USA, Canada, New Zealand, and United Kingdom. Action is an interdenominational Christ-centred organisation whose primary focus is to exercise and encourage evangelism, discipleship, and social development, especially to the urban poor of developing countries with a special ministry emphasis on children in need including street children and AIDS orphans. Action works in 25 countries worldwide, with and also assisting national organisations and church

Church Related Development Education Medical Practical / Technical Social Action Support Ministries

networks in Africa, India, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Central and South America.

AIM International

Contact tel email web

0115 983 8120 personnel@aimeurope.net www.aimint.org/eu

Peter Root AIM International Halifax Place Nottingham NG1 1QN

Activity AIM International is a mission agency working in Africa and with African peoples living elsewhere. Its twin priorities are bringing the gospel to unreached communities and serving the African church through leadership development. Members serve in church planting, theological training, medical work, education and compassion ministries, administration, technical services and the education of missionaries' children. Missionary service is either short term (max. 1 year) under the Synergy programme or long term (more than 1 year). The TIMO Programme is a two-year training and ministry team experience led by experienced missionaries, which provides an effective introduction to full time missionary service.

allnations

Church Related Communications / Media Development Education Medical Other Practical and Technical Social Action Support Ministries

Contact tel

01920 443500

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info@allnations.ac.uk

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www.allnations.ac.uk

Enquiries Officer allnations Easneye Ware Herts SG12 8LX

Activity allnations trains and equips men and women for effective participation in God's mission to his multicultural world wherever they may find themselves. We offer a range of programmes from 10 weeks (en route) to 1, 2, 3 year options which can lead to BA Hons Degree in Biblical and Intercultural Studies. We have an exciting MA programme with both online and residential study options. We offer a 13-week online programme (explore) and short residential courses: express (5 days), Islamics studies (10 days) and World Worship (1-5 day options). The training at allnations is holistic and we are keen to train you effectively for mission. If you are looking into mission, you should be looking at allnations.

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Education Development Arts Leadership Intercultural


profiles Contact tel email web

Not available primaryhead@amanocs.org www.amanocs.org

Hilary Milard Amano Christian School PO Box 10660 Chingola Zambia

Amano Christian School

Activity Education Our mission is to provide Christian education in order to impart the wisdom of God, our Creator, as revealed in His Word the Bible, to mould the world-view of our students and prepare them to face the challenges of their lives with faith and assurance, both in Africa and worldwide. We need committed staff to care for, teach and encourage orphans, children of mission workers and other students to reach their potential. Class sizes are not usually more than 8 in Primary and 15 in Secondary but Primary classes are often doubled up.

Arab World Ministries

Contact tel email web

01509 239525 awmuk@awm-pioneers.org www.awm-pioneers.org

Mark Billage Arab World Ministries PO Box 51 Loughborough Leics LE11 0ZQ

(a ministry of Pioneers)

Activity Church Related Communications / Media Development Education Medical Other Practical and Technical Support Ministries

AWM mobilises teams to glorify God among peoples of the Arab world by initiating church-planting movements in partnership with local churches. The Arab world lies at the heart of the 10/40 Window. As part of the Pioneers mission family, AWM focuses on Arab peoples who have little opportunity to hear and understand the gospel. AWM workers fulfil their mission vision and purpose in teams which are committed to each other and to their common ministry task. AWM workers use a variety of evangelism and discipleship methods to nurture dynamic reproducing Arab churches with a heart for mission.

BMS World Mission

Contact tel email web

01235 517649 opportunities@bmsworldmission.org www.bmsworldmission.org

Kathy Kavanagh BMS World Mission PO Box 49 129 Broadway, Didcot Oxfordshire OX11 8XA

Activity Church Related Development Education Medical Practical and Technical

BMS World Mission is committed to sharing life in all its fullness with people around the world by identifying diverse needs - and doing something about it - through over 350 mission workers in 35 countries across four continents. BMS has many overseas opportunities for UK Christians of all ages, to work in long-term salaried placements and mid-term volunteer, expenses-paid positions. All overseas workers receive quality training at our International Mission Centre in Birmingham. Workers must ordinarily be resident in the UK. Is God calling you to serve him? If you have professional and/or practical skills, BMS could be right for you.

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Serving the World Location Listing

In this section, you can find the country you are looking for in the relevant regional section. Under each country you will find a list of organisations which work in that country. You can then find information about the organisation in the ‘Connecting with Ministries’ section starting on page 34 which lists organisations alphabetically.

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Serving The World

Africa Africa CMS Frontiers World Horizons

Angola SIM World Vision

Benin SIM

Botswana SIM

Burkina Faso SIM World Horizons World Vision Wycliffe Bible Translators

Burundi CMS World Vision

East Africa CMS Frontiers Mission Aviation Fellowship ReachAcross

Egypt CMS Interserve MECO UK and Ireland

Ethiopia CMS SIM World Vision

Gambia WEC International

Ghana CMS HCJB Global SIM World Vision Guinea BMS World Mission New Tribes Mission SIM

Guinea-Bissau WEC International

Cameroon UFM Worldwide Wycliffe Bible Translators

Central African Republic AIM International SIM

Chad AIM International WEC International World Horizons World Vision Wycliffe Bible Translators

Cote d'Ivoire SIM

Democratic Republic of Congo AIM International CMS World Vision

Kenya AIM International CMS Crosslinks SIM World Vision

Lesotho AIM International World Vision

Liberia SIM

Madagascar AIM International Operation Mobilisation SIM

Malawi Action International Ministries SIM World Vision

Mali SIM World Vision

Mauritania World Vision

Mozambique AIM International SIM World Vision

Namibia AIM International Operation Mobilisation SIM

Niger SIM World Horizons

Nigeria CMS SIM World Vision Wycliffe Bible Translators

North Africa Arab World Ministries CMS Frontiers Interserve Operation Mobilisation WEC International World Horizons

Rwanda AIM International CMS World Vision

Senegal New Tribes Mission SIM WEC International World Vision

Sierra Leone CMS UFM Worldwide World Vision

Somalia World Vision

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Serving the World

South Africa AIM International Operation Mobilisation SIM UFM Worldwide World Vision

South Sudan AIM International CMS

Sudan CMS SIM World Vision

Swaziland World Vision

Tanzania AIM International CMS Emmanuel International Haven of Peace Academy SIM World Vision

Togo SIM

Tunisia BMS World Mission

Uganda Action International Ministries AIM International CMS UFM Worldwide World Vision

West Africa ReachAcross World Horizons

Zambia Action International Ministries Amano Christian School CMS Operation Mobilisation SIM World Vision

Zimbabwe SIM World Vision

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Serving The World

Americas & The Caribbean Argentina CMS Latin Link Operation Mobilisation

Bolivia CMS Latin Link SIM World Vision

Brazil Action International Ministries AIM International CMS Latin Link New Tribes Mission Operation Mobilisation UFM Worldwide World Vision

Canada Operation Mobilisation SIM WEC International World Vision

Central America Latin Link

Chile CMS Crosslinks Latin Link Operation Mobilisation SIM World Vision

Colombia Action International Ministries Latin Link Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Costa Rica Latin Link Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Ecuador Action International Ministries CMS HCJB Global Latin Link Operation Mobilisation SIM World Vision

El Salvador World Vision

Guatamala Latin Link Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Haiti World Vision

Honduras World Vision

Mexico Action International Ministries New Tribes Mission Operation Mobilisation WEC International World Vision

Nicaragua Latin Link World Vision

Panama Operation Mobilisation

Paraguay CMS New Tribes Mission SIM

Peru CMS Latin Link SIM UFM Worldwide World Vision

United States of America SIM World Vision

Uruguay CMS SIM

Latin America CMS Latin Link

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Serving the World

Asia & The Pacific Afghanistan BMS World Mission Interserve SERVE Afghanistan World Vision

Afloat Operation Mobilisation

Asia CMS HCJB Global Interserve World Horizons Wycliffe Bible Translators

Australia WEC International World Vision

Azerbaijan World Vision

Bangladesh BMS World Mission CMS Grace International School Interserve SIM World Vision

Cambodia Cambodia Action Interserve OMF International WEC International World Vision

Central Asia CMS Frontiers Interserve Operation Mobilisation People International UFM Worldwide WEC International World Vision

China Butterfly Children's Hospices CMS Interserve SIM World Horizons World Vision

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East Asia OMF International WEC International Wycliffe Bible Translators

New Zealand WEC International World Vision

North Korea East Timor WEC International World Vision

India Action International Ministries Interserve Operation Mobilisation SIM World Horizons World Vision

Indonesia New Tribes Mission World Vision

Japan Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Kazahkstan World Horizons

Korea SIM WEC International World Vision

Laos World Vision

Malaysia

World Vision

Pakistan CMS Interserve SIM World Vision

Papua New Guinea New Tribes Mission UFM Worldwide Wycliffe Bible Translators

Philippines Action International Ministries CMS New Tribes Mission SIM World Vision

Russia Operation Mobilisation WEC International World Vision

South Asia CMS Frontiers ReachAcross

South East Asia CMS Interserve TeachBeyond

World Vision

Mongolia Interserve SIM World Vision

Myanmar World Vision

Nepal BMS World Mission CMS International Nepal Fellowship Interserve SIM World Vision

South Korea CMS Seoul Foreign School World Vision

Sri Lanka CMS World Vision

Taiwan CMS Operation Mobilisation World Vision


Serving The World

Thailand BMS World Mission CMS Interserve New Tribes Mission OMF International SIM WEC International World Vision

Turkey Operation Mobilisation

Uzbekistan World Vision

Vietnam World Vision

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Europe Albania BMS World Mission European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation WEC International World Vision

Armenia World Vision

Austria Action International Ministries European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation SIM TWR Europe World Vision

Belgium Operation Mobilisation

Bosnia Herzegovina Novi Most International Operation Mobilisation World Vision

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Bulgaria CMS

Croatia European Christian Mission Britain

Cyprus CMS SAT-7 Trust

Eastern Europe TWR Europe UFM Worldwide

France Arab World Ministries CMS European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons

Germany European Christian Mission Britain World Vision

Greece Operation Mobilisation

Europe Arab World Ministries TWR Europe UFM Worldwide

Finland Operation Mobilisation

Ireland European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation UFM Worldwide World Vision

Italy European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation UFM Worldwide WEC International


Serving The World

Kazahkstan World Horizons

Kosovo European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Macedonia Operation Mobilisation

Malta Operation Mobilisation

Moldova Operation Mobilisation

Montenegro Operation Mobilisation

Netherlands European Christian Mission Britain WEC International World Vision

Poland European Christian Mission Britain

Portugal European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation

Romania Operation Mobilisation World Vision

Serbia World Vision

Russia Operation Mobilisation WEC International World Vision

Spain Action International Ministries CMS European Christian Mission Britain Operation Mobilisation UFM Worldwide

Middle East Arabian Peninsula Arab World Ministries Middle East Media Operation Mobilisation

Israel Action International Ministries CMS Operation Mobilisation

Lebanon Arab World Ministries CMS MECO UK and Ireland Middle East Media

Middle East Operation Mobilisation ReachAcross UFM Worldwide

Sweden Operation Mobilisation

Switzerland Latin Link OMF International TeachBeyond World Vision

Ukraine Action International Ministries CMS

United Kingdom Action International Ministries AIM International Allnations CMS HCJB Global International Christian College MECO UK and Ireland MissionAssist New Tribes Mission Operation Mobilisation Redcliffe College UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons World Vision Youth With A Mission

Muslim World Frontiers

Northern Iraq MECO UK and Ireland

Palestine CMS

Jordan CMS CMS MECO UK and Ireland World Vision

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Education

Medical

Other

Action International Ministries AIM International allnations Amano Christian School Arab World Ministries BMS World Mission Cambodia Action CMS Crosslinks Emmanuel International European Christian Mission Frontiers Grace International School Haven of Peace Academy International Christian College International Nepal Fellowship Interserve Latin Link MECO UK and Ireland Middle East Media New Tribes Mission Novi Most International OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross Redcliffe College Seoul Foreign School SERVE Afghanistan SIM TeachBeyond UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons Wycliffe Bible Translators Youth With A Mission

Action International Ministries AIM International Arab World Ministries BMS World Mission Butterfly Children's Hospices CMS Emmanuel International European Christian Mission Frontiers HCJB Global International Nepal Fellowship Interserve Latin Link MECO UK and Ireland New Tribes Mission OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross SERVE Afghanistan SIM UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons Youth With A Mission

Action International Ministries AIM International Arab World Ministries Cambodia Action Frontiers Latin Link MECO UK and Ireland New Tribes Mission Newfrontiers Novi Most International OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross SAT-7 Trust SIM TeachBeyond UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons


Going With Purpose

Practical & Technical

Social Action

Support Ministries

Action International Ministries AIM International Arab World Ministries BMS World Mission Cambodia Action CMS European Christian Mission Frontiers HCJB Global International Nepal Fellowship Interserve Latin Link Mission Aviation Fellowship MissionAssist New Tribes Mission OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross SIM Tearfund TWR Europe UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons Wycliffe Bible Translators Youth With A Mission

Action International Ministries AIM International Cambodia Action CMS Crosslinks Emmanuel International European Christian Mission Frontiers Interserve Latin Link MECO UK and Ireland Middle East Media Newfrontiers Novi Most International OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross SAT-7 Trust SIM Tearfund UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons Youth With A Mission Action International Ministries

AIM International Arab World Mission Cambodia Action CMS Emmanuel International European Christian Mission Frontiers HCJB Global International Nepal Fellowship Interserve Latin Link MECO UK and Ireland Mission Aviation Fellowship MissionAssist New Tribes Mission Newfrontiers OMF International Operation Mobilisation People International ReachAcross SAT-7 Trust SERVE Afghanistan SIM TeachBeyond Tearfund TWR Europe UFM Worldwide WEC International World Horizons Wycliffe Bible Translators Youth With A Mission

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Resources

Resources Useful mission books Give Me This Mountain Helen Rosevere

The Mission of God: Unlocking the Bible’s grand narrative

During her time in Congo, physical dangers and personal flaws almost put an end to Helen's missionary ambition. The book discusses how her strong faith and hard work brought her through difficult times. Her story is one of bright mountains, conquered after experiencing the dark valleys and learning to give the glory to God.

Stuart Buchanan This is a workbook to help you explore some of the issues of being a Christian in another culture. It has sections on culture, living, faith, church, missiology as well as an exercise to help you reflect on your crosscultural experiences. It is very valuable for all those going into a different culture and those prayerfully supporting them.

£7.75 Visit www.eden.co.uk

£24.88 Visit www.eden.co.uk

£14.95 Visit http://www.stjohns-nottm.ac.uk/thecross-cultural-christian/

Seeking a City with Foundations: Theology for an Urban World

Living as a People of Hope

Church Actually

Jeff Fountain

Gerard Kelly

David W Smith With over half the world’s population living in cities, this book helps Christians think seriously and theologically about “the city”.

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Chris Wright believes that there is a missional basis for the whole Bible - it is generated by, and is all about God's mission. In this ground-breaking new study, he offers a comprehensive wide-ranging interpretative approach as the basis for holistic Christian mission.

Cross Cultural Christian

The story of Jesus has Kelly explores four of the been the single greatest 'brilliant ideas' inherent influence in shaping in God's design of the Europe's past. Why church. God works should it not also be the through his people, and single greatest influence the church trains and in shaping Europe's equips; the church is future? This book is Spirit-driven, and about our role in shaping spiritual formation is Europe's future... central to God's mission; the church's task together! force transforms the world through acts of love and service; and, the church is the rainbow-clothed Bride of Christ, one global family, a reconciling model for the world.

£13 (plus p&p) Contact college@icc.ac.uk

£8.00 Visit www.globalconnections.co.uk

£8.31 Visit www.eden.co.uk

Serving as Senders Today

The Message of Mission

On Call

Neal Pirolo

Howard Peskett; Vinoth Ramachandra

Stuart Buchanan

This 20th anniversary edition is a revised and expanded version of the classic book on member care: Serving as Senders. First published in 1991, over 400,000 copies have ministered to missionaries and their caregivers, alike. It clarifies and enhances the basic principles of caring for missionaries. Exciting new stories have been added of how these Biblical principles work in local situations around the world. www.globalconnections.co.uk

Mission is not an optional "extra" for those few volunteers who "like that sort of thing”. The church is called to be God's agents and representatives, a community shaped by the cross and mandated to reproduce and grow so that Jesus Christ may be more and more glorified. This exposition of fifteen passages of Scripture observes mission from the underside, giving attention to the connections between mission and suffering and even martyrdom, and to the historical importance of the church's conducting mission out of weakness.

£7.95 Visit: www.kitab.org.uk

£9.99 Visit www.eden.co.uk

A fresh look at many of the stories of call within the Bible offering insights for those exploring what God wants of their life, particularly those considering the vocation to cross cultural mission.

Freely available to read on: http://www.stjohnsnottm.ac.uk/assets/PDFs-FORMS-fordownload/EXT-Studies/Book-On-Call.pdf


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