Ecuador: ongoing state of emergency
Parts of Ecuador continue to be under a state of emergency and a night time curfew as violence on the streets continues. The battle between Ecuador’s government and rival drug gangs seeking controls of lucrative drug trafficking routes continues. Pray particularly for Sharon Wilcox and the Orchid project which continues to operate amid these challenges, […]
Mission, disability and creativity
Emma Major reflects on the interplay between mission, disability and creativity, from within her lived experience as an artist and church leader.
Mission and disabled people
Tim Rourke shares research on how attitudes, access and agency are often missing when the church talks about mission and the disabled community.
Mission, and dispelling the disability/ tragedy narrative
Kay Morgan-Gurr explores the impact of the “tragedy narrative” on disabled people and on the church’s mission.
The golden light of God’s kintsugi: mission and mental health
Bill Braviner reflects on the Japanese art of kintsugi and the intentional value of “cracks” in our mental health.
Mission with children and young people with additional needs and their families
Mark Arnold considers what collaborative mission with children and young people with additional needs and their families looks like in 2022.
A man with a mission
Naomi Lawson Jacobs reflects on mission done to, rather than with or by, disabled people via a resistant reading of Jesus’ encounter with a man with leprosy.
Editorial: Mission and disability
Kt Tupling guest edits an issue offering good news about Jesus from disabled experiences.
20 Years in 2020
In August 2020, mission partner Pat Blanchard marked 20 years in mission in Peru. It’s been a journey full of surprises.
How to… do pioneering mission with people of all seasons
David Palmer, former CMS Pioneer student, shares his learning from working with older people in Market Harborough