Africa

We want to tell the story of God at work in Africa: healing divides, ending poverty, bringing people to himself – and calling African Christians to lead the change in this vast continent.

We want to tell the story of God at work in Africa: healing divides, ending poverty, bringing people to himself – and calling African Christians to lead the change in this vast continent.

A truer story

Dominant narratives about Africa still zoom in on poverty, war, corruption, despair. But having been in mission in Africa since 1804, CMS has a much more multi-dimensional story to tell.

Actually, it’s even better when African Christians tell it themselves…

CMS-Africa

Before you can change a country or a continent, you have to start by changing mindsets. That’s what the leaders of CMS-Africa, our sister organisation, tell us. Discover how they do this – and the astounding impact they are making.

Read more about CMS-Africa

African perspectives

Hear first-hand how God is at work in Africa: stories of business as mission, combatting corruption, empowering women, caring for creation, sharing the gospel…and much more. Plus theology from an African perspective. Click top-right for our Africa perspectives playlist.

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Read Africa mission stories

Three smiling young black women
More than a sticking plaster

Posted on 10 June 2020

How a youth programme in north-west Uganda is transforming the outlook for young girls and helping them avoid young teen pregnancy

More Africa stories

Meet Africa people

The South Sudan situation is really needy in terms of spiritual, social, economic and even political development, especially when one consid…
I am working for transforming perceptions and mentality of people we meet. Helping people to discover their image and understand their manda…
People with disabilities face many challenges in Uganda due to a lack of both understanding and positive role models. Part of the vision of…
I was born and grew up in South Africa and trained as a doctor. I then moved to the UK, but nearly 20 years later and with almost a decade…

Meet all Africa people in mission

Meet Africa people

The South Sudan situation is really needy in terms of spiritual, social, economic and even political development, especially when one consid…
I coordinate and organise various programmes in Tanzania as well as networking with other denominations, churches and ministries. I am invol…
Bombs, bullets, borders and babies summarises much of Heather’s story. Born in Northern Ireland, she grew up during “The Troubles”. As…
I am involved in day to day teaching at Archbishop Janani Luwum Theological College, Gulu, as well as mentoring students one-to-one. I also…

Meet all Africa people in mission

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