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Physiotherapist Kara prepares for lift-off

Although COVID-19 was a major roadblock to her plans, new mission worker and physiotherapist Kara never stopped trusting in God’s perfect timing.

Visual Arts interns create for an eternal purpose

In June 2019, interns learned how to use their artistic skills in missions. Find out the unique ways visual arts can unlock opportunities to share Christ's love.

Cultivated in good soil

What can a thriving Ethiopian church teach us about impact? Find out now.

When women come together

During Lent, our community supports us as we experience the hard gifts of fasting. The community between Prabhouti, Pavitr, and Sambha - the ease with which they trusted and laughed with one another - almost made me jealous. Hearing their story makes me long to create the same sort of community around me.

Stitching dreams

Producing artisanal handicrafts and walking through life's hardships.

Longing to breathe free

Pastor S has been in a terrible place of bondage to drug addiction. And now his life mission is to prevent anyone he can from staying in that dark, destructive place.

Filling empty spaces

When Jyoti was first diagnosed with HIV, she was already pregnant with her daughter. The government hospital referred her to Shalom, whose workers offer the love of Christ, care, counselling, support and community.

Blind Manglo has a vision for the future

In our finite existence and brokenness, we continue to find hope and meaning in a God of infinite hope. Manglo may not yet know Jesus as her Lord and Saviour, but the door to salvation has been opened.

Hindu World Prayer Guide: Reaching out through prayer

As many Hindus celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, Christians will be praying that the True Light will be made known amongst them.

A Faithful Witness amidst persecution

Kai* was sitting in a church service, praying that God would guide his ministry. Then, clarity came.

Asule’s many homes

Gifted discipler Asule left South Asia 12 years ago to share the gospel in Africa. Now, three places hold great importance to her. Read on to find out more about her journey.

Healthcare: Compassion for a broken world

For two Faithful Witness mission workers relocating to Central Africa, healthcare is the avenue for discipleship to show compassion to our broken world.

Encouraged and empowered: Helping women help themselves

Like most girls from her village, K grew up accepting the established gender roles.

When it doesn’t add up: Help needed at the clinic in South Sudan

The SIM Doro clinic is in desperate need of doctors and nurses as staff try to deal with a huge rise in patients, many of them refugees living in makeshift camps nearby.

Jean announces the good news on air

Jean believes radio and mass media are phenomenal means to reach those who would otherwise not hear the gospel or meet a Christian.

Generosity shifts Jackson’s perspective

During a pandemic, God has changed CFO Jackson Chan’s view of money. He no longer sees it as representing transactions but representing God’s love.

Teaming up with Pastor Efren

Efren is one of many pastors who have worked closely with SIM Ecuador's Words of Hope ministry after completing our 2.5-year mutual discipleship programme Equipping Servants International (ESI). Read how he continues to collaborate with SIM in a fruitful partnership.

How your local church can respond to COVID-19

We've developed a video-based training initiative available for local church leaders, church volunteers, chaplains and others responding to COVID-19. Check it out now!

Will you pray with me for Ethiopia?

Fighting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has resulted in death and a sea of people displaced from their homes. If you find your tongue is nimble enough to speak, would you pray with us?

Recordings reach where we can't go

Find out how an SIM worker – one of a growing number of Tamajaq people who have become Christians – is helping the gospel take root in the heart of his people.

Evangelism: The foundation of missions

Dr. Stanley Ling shares his thoughts on evangelism and its role in mission work.

Dear God ...

When Tohru was checking prayer letters for his team, a personal prayer stood out. It was emailed to supporters and family but addressed to God.

The mountains have burst: Zimbabwe under Cyclone Idai

When the floods came to Chimanimani, it was as if the mountains exploded. "The people said, ‘the mountains have burst,’” said SIM Zimbabwe Director Caiphas Ngarivhume.

Sura’s journey with Children’s Uplift Programme

When Sura was trying to survive on the streets of Dhaka, she could never have imagined how SIM Bangladesh’s Children’s Uplift Programme would transform her life.

Bible translation: Even with a few words

You might understand Bible translation takes hours and even a lifetime to complete, but what does that truly look like? And what kind of transformation takes place through God's Word along the way?

A story in the shadows

Some stories are hidden. And many of those unknown stories are about people going to hidden corners of the world and bearing great light.

Bottomline Books supports missions and discipleship

When the pandemic closed down Kenya, 40 per cent of financial support trickled away for mission workers Tony and Julia. Needing a fast solution, they revived an abandoned book-selling idea from years earlier.

Cultivating a generous spirit

Let us accept that the itinerary and ministry of Elisha described in II Kings 4:8-17 fits the profile of a 21ˢᵗ century missionary. The question then is: Whose responsibility is it to care for Elisha?

Galmi Hospital in need of director

SIM Niger’s Galmi Hospital is eagerly searching for a new director to complement their medical staff and ministry.

The Quechua connection

A simple Quechua conversation in a hospital led to a couple committing their lives to Jesus. It also led to a resilient friendship at the perfect time.

SIM returns to Northern Nigeria

As Boko Haram's influence declines, SIM is moving north again to reestablish clinics and schools with ECWA

Jane finds support while raising awareness

The call to ministry has not been an easy one for Jane*, serving with SIM UK in South Asia, but she has faced the challenges with the mission by her side.

Meeting migrants at our doorstep: SIM missionaries looking to Europe

In the past year, we have witnessed the worst migrant crisis in living memory, as more than 1.2 million people have fled to Europe to escape poverty and war.

Daphne takes the gospel from Kenya to the UK

Kenyan Daphne Kabeberi launches SIM UK's Engage project in a community church on an Edinburgh council estate.

Exhausted Guatemalan workers receive refreshment during COVID-19

Jason and Mary Brink offer refreshing words and supplies to worn-out workers who are enduring lengthy shifts. Read about their ministry with security personnel, a women's shelter and university students.

A match made in heaven

Veronica and Samson will soon join a Faithful Witness team in Thailand. But their story of faith and of marriage began in an astonishing way.

Getting the right exposure

Adrian is a photographer with SIM Stories East Africa. And he wants you to see what he sees. He wants you to see the handiwork of God reflected in people.

HowWillTheyHears 10:14 campaign: Pray for refugees

The prayer campaign, 10:14, lifts displaced people up to God. Will you mark the 14th of October in your calendar and pray with us?

Lucia learns behind the lens

In her community, Lucia's photography has made her recognisable to many. All because of posting a shot of Niger a day on her Instagram account, which has become a way to develop relationships and practice the local language.

City Lights: Engaging Canadas hip-hop community for Christ

This ministry is the first of its kind within SIM: It engages the hip-hop community in Toronto for Christ. Watch and read about City Lights.

Maria grows with First Fruits

SIM Ecuador’s First Fruits Family Garden project is helping economically needy families, especially hit by the COVID pandemic, by teaching them to grow vegetables while sharing agricultural Bible stories.

God is listening

Listening is a major part of trauma healing ministry for Beatrice. Read about how God moves when his people listen.

'The Christians will come'

Moussa, a new believer, began experiencing persecution right before he and his wife were to welcome a new baby and have a customary celebration. But he trusted that his spiritual community would show up.

Come fly with me

Ever wonder what it’s like to travel into rural South Sudan with SIM? Let Tohru Inoue take you there.

‘Strengthened through diversity’ in the SIM global family

SIM International Director Joshua Bogunjoko reflects on our value of diversity in teams and what that means for our perceptions and perspectives.

Missional fair-trade shop opens in US

While many businesses have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, an SIM missional business that partners with Latin American artisans has opened a fair-trade shop in the US.

Don't look down on Timothy

Theological Education by Extension equips pastors with training on the road and in remote areas throughout South Sudan. Read how it's helped non-traditional students like Timothy overcome odds to learn how to handle scripture.

‘Why did you leave New Zealand?’

When their neighbours ask, “Why did you leave New Zealand to work in our land?” Ben and Aislinn* reply with the truth: “Because we care about this country and love its people.”

Repurposing: Working smarter not harder

For +10 years, the VAMOS magazine has been a resource in Latin America for missions teachers, but in recent years SIM Latinoamerica has offered more material, classes, and adaptations. Read what the team has learned about getting the most from content.

Security becomes a ministry

In Pakistan, Christian security guards are opening up new opportunities in ministry for SIM.

Related stories

Physiotherapist Kara prepares for lift-off

Although COVID-19 was a major roadblock to her plans, new mission worker and physiotherapist Kara never stopped trusting in God’s perfect timing.

Visual Arts interns create for an eternal purpose

In June 2019, interns learned how to use their artistic skills in missions. Find out the unique ways visual arts can unlock opportunities to share Christ's love.

Cultivated in good soil

What can a thriving Ethiopian church teach us about impact? Find out now.

When women come together

During Lent, our community supports us as we experience the hard gifts of fasting. The community between Prabhouti, Pavitr, and Sambha - the ease with which they trusted and laughed with one another - almost made me jealous. Hearing their story makes me long to create the same sort of community around me.

Stitching dreams

Producing artisanal handicrafts and walking through life's hardships.

Longing to breathe free

Pastor S has been in a terrible place of bondage to drug addiction. And now his life mission is to prevent anyone he can from staying in that dark, destructive place.

Filling empty spaces

When Jyoti was first diagnosed with HIV, she was already pregnant with her daughter. The government hospital referred her to Shalom, whose workers offer the love of Christ, care, counselling, support and community.

Blind Manglo has a vision for the future

In our finite existence and brokenness, we continue to find hope and meaning in a God of infinite hope. Manglo may not yet know Jesus as her Lord and Saviour, but the door to salvation has been opened.

Hindu World Prayer Guide: Reaching out through prayer

As many Hindus celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, Christians will be praying that the True Light will be made known amongst them.

A Faithful Witness amidst persecution

Kai* was sitting in a church service, praying that God would guide his ministry. Then, clarity came.

Asule’s many homes

Gifted discipler Asule left north east India 12 years ago to share the gospel in Africa. Now, three places hold great importance to her. Read on to find out more about her journey.

Healthcare: Compassion for a broken world

For two Faithful Witness mission workers relocating to Central Africa, healthcare is the avenue for discipleship to show compassion to our broken world.

Encouraged and empowered: Helping women help themselves

Like most girls from her village, Khushboo grew up accepting the established gender roles.

When it doesn’t add up: Help needed at the clinic in South Sudan

The SIM Doro clinic is in desperate need of doctors and nurses as staff try to deal with a huge rise in patients, many of them refugees living in makeshift camps nearby.

Jean announces the good news on air

Jean believes radio and mass media are phenomenal means to reach those who would otherwise not hear the gospel or meet a Christian.

Generosity shifts Jackson’s perspective

During a pandemic, God has changed CFO Jackson Chan’s view of money. He no longer sees it as representing transactions but representing God’s love.

Teaming up with Pastor Efren

Efrén es uno de los muchos pastores que han trabajado de cerca con SIM. Él completó el ministerio de discipulado mutuo para pastores y líderes, llamado, Equipando Siervos (ESI) que tiene una duración de 2.5 años.

How your local church can respond to COVID-19

We've developed a video-based training initiative available for local church leaders, church volunteers, chaplains and others responding to COVID-19. Check it out now!

Will you pray with me for Ethiopia?

Fighting in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region has resulted in death and a sea of people displaced from their homes. If you find your tongue is nimble enough to speak, would you pray with us?

Recordings reach where we can't go

Find out how an SIM worker – one of a growing number of Tamajaq people who have become Christians – is helping the gospel take root in the heart of his people.

Evangelism: The foundation of missions

务要传道,无论得时不得时,总要专心;并用百般的忍耐,各样的教训,责备人、警戒人、劝勉人。” ~ 提摩太后书 4:2

Dear God ...

When Tohru was checking prayer letters for his team, a personal prayer stood out. It was emailed to supporters and family but addressed to God.

The mountains have burst: Zimbabwe under Cyclone Idai

When the floods came to Chimanimani, it was as if the mountains exploded. "The people said, ‘the mountains have burst,’” said SIM Zimbabwe Director Caiphas Ngarivhume.

Sura’s journey with Children’s Uplift Programme

When Sura was trying to survive on the streets of Dhaka, she could never have imagined how SIM Bangladesh’s Children’s Uplift Programme would transform her life.

Bible translation: Even with a few words

You might understand Bible translation takes hours and even a lifetime to complete, but what does that truly look like? And what kind of transformation takes place through God's Word along the way?

A story in the shadows

Some stories are hidden. And many of those unknown stories are about people going to hidden corners of the world and bearing great light.

Bottomline Books supports missions and discipleship

When the pandemic closed down Kenya, 40 per cent of financial support trickled away for mission workers Tony and Julia. Needing a fast solution, they revived an abandoned book-selling idea from years earlier.

Cultivating a generous spirit

Let us accept that the itinerary and ministry of Elisha described in II Kings 4:8-17 fits the profile of a 21ˢᵗ century missionary. The question then is: Whose responsibility is it to care for Elisha?

Galmi Hospital in need of director

SIM Niger’s Galmi Hospital is eagerly searching for a new director to complement their medical staff and ministry.

The Quechua connection

A simple Quechua conversation in a hospital led to a couple committing their lives to Jesus. It also led to a resilient friendship at the perfect time.

SIM returns to Northern Nigeria

As Boko Haram's influence declines, SIM is moving north again to reestablish clinics and schools with ECWA

Jane finds support while raising awareness

The prayer campaign, 10:14, lifts displaced people up to God. Will you mark the 14th of October in your calendar and pray with us?

Meeting migrants at our doorstep: SIM missionaries looking to Europe

In the past year, we have witnessed the worst migrant crisis in living memory, as more than 1.2 million people have fled to Europe to escape poverty and war.

Daphne takes the gospel from Kenya to the UK

Kenyan Daphne Kabeberi launches SIM UK's Engage project in a community church on an Edinburgh council estate.

Exhausted Guatemalan workers receive refreshment during COVID-19

Jason and Mary Brink offer refreshing words and supplies to worn-out workers who are enduring lengthy shifts. Read about their ministry with security personnel, a women's shelter and university students.

A match made in heaven

SIM International Director Joshua Bogunjoko reflects on our value of diversity in teams and what that means for our perceptions and perspectives.

Getting the right exposure

When Moses was chasing a wayward sheep, the burning bush bathed in light caught his eye and he met God. Read Dennis' own encounter with the light of the world.

HowWillTheyHears 10:14 campaign: Pray for refugees

The prayer campaign, 10:14, lifts displaced people up to God. Will you mark the 14th of October in your calendar and pray with us?

Lucia learns behind the lens

SIM Niger’s Galmi Hospital is eagerly searching for a new director to complement their medical staff and ministry.

City Lights: Engaging Canadas hip-hop community for Christ

This ministry is the first of its kind within SIM: It engages the hip-hop community in Toronto for Christ. Watch and read about City Lights.

Maria grows with First Fruits

Durante casi ocho años trabajé en una empresa gubernamental en Ecuador. Pensé que trabajaría allí hasta la jubilación, pero luego llegó la pandemia de COVID-19.

God is listening

When Moses was chasing a wayward sheep, the burning bush bathed in light caught his eye and he met God. Read Dennis' own encounter with the light of the world.

'The Christians will come'

SIM Niger’s Galmi Hospital is eagerly searching for a new director to complement their medical staff and ministry.

Come fly with me

Ever wonder what it’s like to travel into rural South Sudan with SIM? Let Tohru Inoue take you there.

‘Strengthened through diversity’ in the SIM global family

SIM International Director Joshua Bogunjoko reflects on our value of diversity in teams and what that means for our perceptions and perspectives.

Missional fair-trade shop opens in US

Mientras que muchos negocios han sido afectados por la pandemia de COVID-19, un negocio como misión de SIM que se asocia con artesanos latinoamericanos, ha abierto una tienda de comercio justo en los Estados Unidos.

Don't look down on Timothy

Theological Education by Extension equips pastors with training on the road and in remote areas throughout South Sudan. Read how it's helped non-traditional students like Timothy overcome odds to learn how to handle scripture.

‘Why did you leave New Zealand?’

When their neighbours ask, “Why did you leave New Zealand to work in our land?” Ben and Aislinn* reply with the truth: “Because we care about this country and love its people.”

Repurposing: Working smarter not harder

For +10 years, the VAMOS magazine has been a resource in Latin America for missions teachers, but in recent years SIM Latinoamerica has offered more material, classes, and adaptations. Read what the team has learned about getting the most from content.

Security becomes a ministry

In Pakistan, Christian security guards are opening up new opportunities in ministry for SIM.