Ecuador

The vision of SIM Ecuador is to see a witness to Christ’s love where He is least known, disciples of Jesus expressing God’s love in their communities, and Christ-centred churches among all peoples.

Therefore, by faith we see:

- Churches expressing God’s love and compassion, serving their communities and reaching out with the gospel to the vulnerable among them.
- The church of Loja supporting gospel workers in Loja and the world.
- The people of God capable of serving effectively in ministry.
- A church planting movement that reproduces communities of Jesus followers in least reached, rural areas of the Loja province. 
- Families being transformed by the gospel in Southern of Ecuador.
- Young people making disciples and modelling a holistic Christ centred life in their communities.
- Missionaries flourishing beneath quality administration and member care.
- Missionary kids in a personal relationship with Jesus.

Ecuador

The vision of SIM Ecuador is to see a witness to Christ’s love where He is least known, disciples of Jesus expressing God’s love in their communities, and Christ-centred churches among all peoples.

Therefore, by faith we see:

- Churches expressing God’s love and compassion, serving their communities and reaching out with the gospel to the vulnerable among them.
- The church of Loja supporting gospel workers in Loja and the world.
- The people of God capable of serving effectively in ministry.
- A church planting movement that reproduces communities of Jesus followers in least reached, rural areas of the Loja province. 
- Families being transformed by the gospel in Southern of Ecuador.
- Young people making disciples and modelling a holistic Christ centred life in their communities.
- Missionaries flourishing beneath quality administration and member care.
- Missionary kids in a personal relationship with Jesus.

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Medical and Social Work

Medical work has been part of SIM ministries since the beginning. Discover more about it...

Well Drilling

Showing the way to the Living Water by drilling wells in villages.

English training

Using English training to read the Word of God.

Development and relief

Showing God's love to marginalized populations.

Community Services

Equipping the Church for community services.

Church Leadership Training

Train servant leaders who love the Lord Jesus and who are competent in various ministry skills.

International Leadership and Services

SIM International Leadership and Services facilitates SIM’s task of extending the kingdom of God by giving leadership and support, defining policy and best practices, and providing administrative services.

Pacific2Nations

This ministry aims to empower a movement of Pacific people, rising up and going into the nations, proclaiming the Gospel and demonstrating God's love and power.

Mobilisation for Christs Global Mission

We want to mobilise more people, prayer, and funds for Christ’s global mission, especially to those who live and die without Christ in South Asia.

Church Partnerships

To facilitate more churches in Australia to fulfill Christ’s global mission and cross-cultural mission locally.

University Ministry

This ministry seeks to reach out to the 2.5 million university students enrolled in 170 universities in Thailand.

Missionary Kid Education

We need multiple solutions for schooling. These include home schooling, home school cooperatives, boarding, supporting MK schools, scholarships for those from new sending contexts, and more.

Radical Grace

This ministry compassionately cares to those suffering with AIDS in Thailand.

Church Planting in Thailand

Looking for church planters with long-term perspectives.

Mobilisation Ministry

To send Filipino missionaries locally and to our other SIM countries through tent-making and traditional means. We desire to send workers to communities where Christ is least known.

Discipling and Training Mongolian Churches

This ministry is to equip Mongolian leaders with leadership skills, godly character, and capacity for impacting the society.

Mobilising Missionaries and Churches

To empower and mobilise Korean and East Asian missionaries and churches in reaching out through various ministries to communities who don’t know Christ in SIM’s strategic areas.

Words of Hope

Equipping pastors and leaders of city and rural churches to be faithful to God's Word and the gospel in their ministry to others.

Trauma Healing

SIM Trauma Healing is a church and community-based outreach that equips believers with integrated biblical and mental health principles to care for victims of trauma in their communities.

Youth Training Centre

This ministry is using the avenue of teaching English to students as a means to build relationships with them and share the gospel.

Medical and Social Work

Medical work has been part of SIM ministries since the beginning. Discover more about it...

Well Drilling

Showing the way to the Living Water by drilling wells in villages.

English training

Using English training to read the Word of God.

Development and relief

Showing God's love to marginalized populations.

Community Services

Equipping the Church for community services.

Church Leadership Training

Train servant leaders who love the Lord Jesus and who are competent in various ministry skills.

International Leadership and Services

SIM International Leadership and Services facilitates SIM’s task of extending the kingdom of God by giving leadership and support, defining policy and best practices, and providing administrative services.

Pacific2Nations

Este ministerio apunta a capacitar a un movimiento del Pacífico, levantándose y yendo a las naciones, proclamando el Evangelio y demostrando el amor y el poder de Dios.

Mobilisation for Christs Global Mission

Queremos movilizar a más personas, oración, y fondos para la misión global de Cristo, especialmente donde viven y mueren sin Cristo en el sur de Asia.

Church Partnerships

Facilitar que más iglesias en Australia cumplan la misión global de Cristo y la misión transcultural localmente.

University Ministry

Este ministerio busca alcanzar a los 2.5 millones de estudiantes universitarios matriculados en 170 universidades en Tailandia.

Missionary Kid Education

La educación de niños misioneros es una barrera significativa al Evangelio al moverse en áreas de Tailandia donde Cristo es menos conocido.

Radical Grace

This ministry compassionately cares to those suffering with AIDS in Thailand.

Church Planting in Thailand

Looking for church planters with long-term perspectives.

Mobilisation Ministry

Enviar a misioneros filipinos localmente y a otros países SIM por medio de la fabricación de tiendas de campaña y medios tradicionales. Deseamos enviar obreros a las comunidades donde Cristo es menos conocido.

Discipling and Training Mongolian Churches

Este ministerio es para equipar a los líderes mongoles con habilidades de liderazgo, carácter piadoso, y capacidad para impactar la sociedad.

Mobilising Missionaries and Churches

Capacitar y movilizar misioneros e iglesias coreanas y chinas para alcanzar a través de varios ministerios a las comunidades que no conocen a Cristo en áreas estratégicas del SIM.

Words of Hope

Equipando a pastores y líderes de iglesias locales para que sean fieles a la Palabra de Dios y al Evangelio.

Trauma Healing

SIM Trauma Healing is a church and community-based outreach that equips believers with integrated biblical and mental health principles to care for victims of trauma in their communities.

Youth Training Centre

This ministry is using the avenue of teaching English to students as a means to build relationships with them and share the gospel.

Communities where Christ is least known

Rural population of the southern province of Loja

We thank God for Church growth, as more urban churches in the city of Loja are planting churches in remote rural areas. Our strategy is to work alongside these churches to raise the number of believers in rural areas from the current 0.1 per cent.

Nearly all 300,000 living in rural communities remain in bondage to an animistic Catholicism that combines idolatry, shamans and superstitions. Town priests usually lead the opposition to gospel work, while families and communities persecute those searching for truth outside their traditional beliefs. Persecution varies but often includes public shaming, beatings from parents and disownment.

Leaders are being trained to share the gospel and testimonies of its impact on their lives. Still, there remains a great need for workers to continue church planting and to train leaders.

Vulnerable populations

Women and children are Ecuador’s most vulnerable people, and as such, face the highest risk of violence and abuse. A national survey reports that 60 per cent of women have experienced some form of violence, and three fourths of the time, this violence comes from family members or other people they know. Almost half of Ecuador’s children are regularly exposed to violent physical abuse at home.

Also, most of the one million Venezuelan immigrants who came to Ecuador in 2018 are now homeless and begging, without hope of finding work or housing. SIM’s compassion ministry is working to connect with these groups and other vulnerable people, such as those with disabilities, by offering trauma healing, a finance management course and other resources.

Prayers

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Pray for Radio Hope to receive government approval for its FM frequency and to broadcast gospel messages that would have an impact throughout the province.

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Pray for Radio Hope to receive government approval for its FM frequency and to broadcast gospel messages that would have an impact throughout the province.

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Pray for our compassion ministry to effectively open doors to new communities through tangible expressions of Christ’s love.

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Pray for our compassion ministry to effectively open doors to new communities through tangible expressions of Christ’s love.

3

Pray for our equipping leadership ministries to develop stable, maturing leaders, especially in rural communities, through training programmes and ongoing discipleship.

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Pray for our equipping leadership ministries to develop stable, maturing leaders, especially in rural communities, through training programmes and ongoing discipleship.

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Pray for more teachers for our MK study centre.

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Pray for more teachers for our MK study centre.

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