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

Pursuing peace

Posted on 4 October 2019

In DR Congo, Bisoke Balikenga is helping women whose lives have been shattered by violence.
This one is for the women

Posted on 12 September 2019

Suzy Wilson in Gambella, Ethiopia, is bowled over by the local women's ability to put aside rivalries and lead the way in peacemaking.

More Africa stories

Meet Africa people

The situation of war in Kadugli (Nuba Mountains) has impact for the Anglican churches in general and Kadugli diocese in particular. So in…
Bisoke is the provincial youth coordinator for the Anglican Church of the Congo. Based in Bunia, eastern DR Congo, he worked with CMS missio…
Maridi has suffered from more than 50 years of civil war within Sudan and South Sudan. Education, social services and healthcare are scarce.…
Bombs, bullets, borders and babies summarises much of Heather’s story. Born in Northern Ireland, she grew up during “The Trouble…

Meet all Africa people in mission

Meet Africa people

I coordinate and organise various programmes in Tanzania as well as networking with other denominations, churches and ministries. I am invol…
Across Rwanda, there is a real need for quality Christian discipleship material to help people in their walk with Jesus. I am producing such…
I am a missionary child, born and raised in Malawi up to the age of 12. I have always had a heart for working in Africa. After qualifying as…
Patricia is using her clinical and teaching skills to support and develop the palliative medical team and support the local doctors in their…

Meet all Africa people in mission

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