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

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Meet Africa people

I manage the Kimbilio project in Lubumbashi, DR Congo. Our aim is to support street children, and help them become reintegrated with their…
My passion lies in engaging with society in a holistic mission, bringing transformation, which builds up the common good from the perspectiv…
Imagine how different your life prospects might have been if you had been forced to stop your education after primary school. Sadly that is…
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…

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Meet Africa people

Many pastors at African Independent Churches (AICs), and in particular the Roho churches (a strand of the AIC), are untrained in theology.…
The South Sudan situation is really needy in terms of spiritual, social, economic and even political development, especially when one consid…
We work at Gahini Hospital, a large mission hospital serving a rural community in Eastern Rwanda. Steve is a qualified surgeon and Catriona…
Due to the civil war in South Sudan which began in 2013, there are over a million South Sudanese refugees currently living in Uganda. Many…

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