Inside Mission is a podcast that connects you with those serving in mission across the globe.

In each episode, Jamie Read (Crosslinks Director of Mission Partnerships) chats to frontline mission workers around the world to put you in touch with what mission looks like today.


Episode 2 – Church ministry in the rainbow nation 

Following the first democratic election in 1994, post-apartheid South Africa was dubbed the rainbow nation. Change happened rapidly and dramatically as a multitude of ethnic groups, tribes and languages found each other. In this episode, Jamie asks Glenn Lyons what makes ministry unique in this diverse context and finds out what churches in the UK and Ireland can learn from this. Glenn is Presiding Bishop of the evangelical anglican church in South Africa (REACH-SA). 

Episode 1 – Being a mum on the mission field

What's it really like being a mission partner mum in rural Africa? In this episode, Jamie chats to Harriet Algeo who has first-hand experience of raising three children in a culture where life and motherhood looks very different. Harriet speaks about what was running through her mind when she was weighing up whether to go, what her day-to-day school run looks like, how she's benefitted from knowing Gambian mothers and much more.