Senegal

Compelled by God’s great love and empowered by the Holy Spirit:

  • We cross barriers to proclaim Christ, living out the gospel among those who live and die without Him.
  • We disciple people into biblically healthy churches through diverse ministries.
  • We work together with churches to fulfil God’s mission across cultures locally and globally.

Strategic focus

We desire to see Wolof-friendly Bible studies, fellowships and churches established where Muslims would feel culturally comfortable. We believe that reaching the Wolof and Wolof speakers is an important step toward seeing all people groups in Senegal come to Jesus.

Senegal

Compelled by God’s great love and empowered by the Holy Spirit:

  • We cross barriers to proclaim Christ, living out the gospel among those who live and die without Him.
  • We disciple people into biblically healthy churches through diverse ministries.
  • We work together with churches to fulfil God’s mission across cultures locally and globally.

Strategic focus

We desire to see Wolof-friendly Bible studies, fellowships and churches established where Muslims would feel culturally comfortable. We believe that reaching the Wolof and Wolof speakers is an important step toward seeing all people groups in Senegal come to Jesus.

Ven y Sirve

Academia Bingham

Este ministerio provee educación cristiana de calidad para los hijos de los misioneros y de otros que buscan tener un impacto del reino en Etiopía.

Administración

Un campo misionero bien administrado permite a los misioneros de largo plazo alcanzar a los menos alcanzados.

Agencia Misionera ProVisión

Our desire it to send Chileans into the mission field. We would like to see hundreds of Chilean missionaries going to communities where Christ is least known worldwide.

Americas Leadership & Development Conference

This conference will bring together the SIM directors who serve in Latin America to provide leadership development and training.

Apurímac Church Planting and Discipleship

Under the Christian organization AIDIA, Peruvian believers and SIM missionaries seek to see churches planted and believers discipled into mature Christians in the rural villages of Apurímac. In this region only 8 percent of the villages have an evangelical church.

Asociaciones de Iglesias

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

Asociaciones de Iglesias - Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón

Establecer un líder y movilizador SIM en Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón para empezar la obra con iglesias e institutos bíblicos, para facilitar que más iglesias en Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón puedan cumplir la misión global de Cristo.

Asociaciones Ministeriales y Desarrollo

Este ministerio sirve la meta estratégica de movilizar a los obreros a través de todo el norte de África.

Asunción Conference Center

The aim of this Conference Center in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

BRiCC is a community centre in central Jos that aims to build peace and reconciliation through relationships.

Capacitando, Equipando y Conectando

Nuestro deseo es equipar a los cristianos nepalíes para que crezcan en su fe y tr4abajen para el mayor beneficio de todos los nepalíes.

Centro de Salud para Mujeres

The intent of Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango (CEML) is to build and equip a Women’s Health Centre on the hospital site.

Centro Juvenil Mongu

El centro juvenil alcanza a los jóvenes locales por medio de deportes, estudios bíblicos y reuniones, proveyendo un seguro ambiente.

Children’s Outreach & Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love and compassion to children and youth who live and die without Him.

Christian Camping Ministry

This project will enable the SIM Paraguay camping ministries to expand. It will better train counselors and leaders, to realize more effective camps through use of a property that is designed to house larger numbers of people for family camps or larger summer camps.

Christian Education

Our aim is to transform Christian education and worldview development by improving several Christian schools that already exist.

Christian Education

El ministerio de educación cristiana busca alcanzar a los niños, uno de los grupos más vulnerables, con las buenas nuevas de Jesucristo.

Christian School Ministry

Be part of a team! A Christian school in Villarrica is looking to share the good news with Paraguayans through English language and other opportunities.

Church Leadership Training

Few of the church leaders in Mauritius have advanced biblical training. This ministry provides courses in biblical knowledge and evangelism for pastors and church leaders of various denominations.

Church Leadership Training

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

Academia Bingham

Este ministerio provee educación cristiana de calidad para los hijos de los misioneros y de otros que buscan tener un impacto del reino en Etiopía.

Administración

Un campo misionero bien administrado permite a los misioneros de largo plazo alcanzar a los menos alcanzados.

Agencia Misionera ProVisión

Our desire it to send Chileans into the mission field. We would like to see hundreds of Chilean missionaries going to communities where Christ is least known worldwide.

Americas Leadership & Development Conference

This conference will bring together the SIM directors who serve in Latin America to provide leadership development and training.

Apurímac Church Planting and Discipleship

Under the Christian organization AIDIA, Peruvian believers and SIM missionaries seek to see churches planted and believers discipled into mature Christians in the rural villages of Apurímac. In this region only 8 percent of the villages have an evangelical church.

Asociaciones de Iglesias

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

Asociaciones de Iglesias - Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón

Establecer un líder y movilizador SIM en Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón para empezar la obra con iglesias e institutos bíblicos, para facilitar que más iglesias en Papúa Nueva Guinea y las Islas Salomón puedan cumplir la misión global de Cristo.

Asociaciones Ministeriales y Desarrollo

Este ministerio sirve la meta estratégica de movilizar a los obreros a través de todo el norte de África.

Asunción Conference Center

The aim of this Conference Center in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

BRiCC is a community centre in central Jos that aims to build peace and reconciliation through relationships.

Capacitando, Equipando y Conectando

Nuestro deseo es equipar a los cristianos nepalíes para que crezcan en su fe y tr4abajen para el mayor beneficio de todos los nepalíes.

Centro de Salud para Mujeres

The intent of Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango (CEML) is to build and equip a Women’s Health Centre on the hospital site.

Centro Juvenil Mongu

El centro juvenil alcanza a los jóvenes locales por medio de deportes, estudios bíblicos y reuniones, proveyendo un seguro ambiente.

Children’s Outreach & Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love and compassion to children and youth who live and die without Him.

Christian Camping Ministry

This project will enable the SIM Paraguay camping ministries to expand. It will better train counselors and leaders, to realize more effective camps through use of a property that is designed to house larger numbers of people for family camps or larger summer camps.

Christian Education

Our aim is to transform Christian education and worldview development by improving several Christian schools that already exist.

Christian Education

El ministerio de educación cristiana busca alcanzar a los niños, uno de los grupos más vulnerables, con las buenas nuevas de Jesucristo.

Christian School Ministry

Be part of a team! A Christian school in Villarrica is looking to share the good news with Paraguayans through English language and other opportunities.

Church Leadership Training

Few of the church leaders in Mauritius have advanced biblical training. This ministry provides courses in biblical knowledge and evangelism for pastors and church leaders of various denominations.

Church Leadership Training

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

Communities where He is least known

The Wolof

Our team is committed to learning the Wolof language and culture, and to demonstrating that it is possible to remain culturally Wolof and still follow Jesus. The Wolof are the largest and most influential people group in Senegal. With fewer than 200 believers scattered among the five million Wolof in the country, most still think of Christianity as a foreigner's religion. Those who do show an interest in Christianity experience intense family and social pressure to remain in Islam.

Readers of Arabic Script

The majority of students here attend Koranic schools, where Arabic script is taught. Yet, until recently, the Wolof New Testament was only available in Roman script (our traditional abc's.). Our team has partnered with another mission to publish Genesis, Exodus, Psalms, Luke, and Acts in Wolof, using Arabic script (called Wolofal). In the region of Kaffrine, surveys show that 70% of the men will be able to read these Wolofal Scriptures, as opposed to only 30% who can read the Roman Wolof Scriptures.

University Students

Many university students are enthusiastic about learning to speak English. Both our Dakar and Thiès teams have responded and are teaching high-quality English classes. This is a practical help to the students and also opens doors for relationships and conversations about culture, faith, and everything under the sun!  

Oracíones

1

Pray for many Wolof to hear or read God's Word and put their faith in Christ.

2

Pray for the teachers on our team to teach not only the course material but also biblical truth.

3

Pray for wisdom for each leader, and God's blessing on each ministry, that all will be done with love and bring Him glory.


Stories from this Country

UN World Refugee Day: Reaching modern-day Hagars

The well-known story of Hagar in the book of Genesis is being repeated over and over again today. In recent years, many of them have come to Europe after being expelled from their countries because of war or in an attempt to find a better future.

A way in the desert for widows

After their husband's death, widows in Burkina Faso were often left on their own with no material or moral support. Many times their in-laws would take their children or even accuse them for the death of their husband, saying that they had a "bad spirit."

Key of the kingdom

Enraged at his Christian wife for going to a church conference, the Muslim husband locked up the house as soon as she left, declaring to the neighbors that his wife would never enter his home again. To make his point, he threw the key into the river as he headed to his girlfriend's house for the week.

"It touched my heart"

PbeeMai was like any other twenty-year-old: looking for validation from his peers, wanting to be well-liked and popular. But he saw something different – something perhaps even worthwhile – in the way Brian welcomed students into his home and built relationships with them.

Galmi Hospital: Going where no believer has gone before

This is an amazing profession, working at Galmi Hospital. I used to dream about becoming an astronaut. But here, rather than exploring barren planets devoid of life, we get to venture into unchartered territories where there are living beings made in the image of God.

Sharing the light of Jesus with villagers in Niger

As soon as I get out of the car, I am greeted by six kids eager to learn. Their first question is: "Did you bring the video?"

Transformed by short-term missions

For many years, I have felt that the Lord was calling me to something. I prayed for wisdom and clarity but a restless and unsettled feeling plagued me.

Planting seeds of hope

The Esan region of northeast Thailand is often described as one of the hardest places to do ministry in Thailand. Christians are few and far between, Buddhism is strong, and drug addiction is widespread.

Light at the end of the tunnel

I took a deep breath and reconsidered my options. The most appealing choice for me would require us to backtrack several miles to the place we took the shot cut and then climb over a high mountain pass.

Gozo al Compartir La Historia de Esperanza

La Biblia es la palabra de Dios, y quizás también podríamos llamarla el libro de la Esperanza. Podemos ver a Dios obrando, y Su plan de salvación a través de Jesús desenvolverse a lo largo de sus páginas. Esto es lo que muchos cristianos han entendido en un pueblo rural de la provincia de Loja. Continúa leyendo para conocer un testimonio del poder de la palabra de Dios en los corazones de Su pueblo, equipándoles para compartir mejor sobre la esperanza que hay en ellos.

Lessons from a Peruvian prison

When I began working with foreign English speaking women on parole, I had no idea the work would include ministering to children, but when several women brought their children to the Bible study and we couldn’t provide child care, we had to get creative.

Sacrifice and obedience, even when it's difficult

Hellen is a single mother of nine children. She works very hard to provide for her children. Every day she sells charcoal in Acholi Quarter in Uganda.

Bringing art and beauty to Kenya's trash heaps

What business does a group of artists have, visiting a huge rubbish dump in Nairobi, sitting in tiny shacks with the trash sorters, and bringing art materials to their kids?

Trading death for life

His name is Adam, and he was a witch doctor.

From noodles to soccer balls

Aof had gone to church for many Sundays and had said many “Amens” to the prayers people had prayed for her – but nothing really worked until she challenged God herself.

The seed planter

This week we were privileged to hear the testimony of a man whose life was eternally changed by a simple question. We invited Martin to sit around a table on our back porch to share with us how the Lord saved him, and how God opened his eyes to the truth of the Gospel. This is Martin’s story.

¿Existen más cristianos en mi Universidad?

Las universidades son lugares donde la fe de los cristianos es puesta a prueba. Necesitan ánimo para saber que no están solos como creyentes y que pueden compartir el Evangelio con sus compañeros de clase. Lea más sobre el impacto que el ministerio juvenil tiene en las universidades de Loja.

Encouraged and empowered: Helping women help themselves

Like most girls from her village, Khushboo grew up accepting the established gender roles. She would do housework in her parents’ home until the day she moved into her husband’s home, and she wouldn't leave their husband’s house until she was carried out – when she died.

Mark is making gospel connections in Ecuador

When you join any new community, it's a challenge to form relationships. With God, however, new relationships are often built in exciting and unexpected ways.

Stories from this Country

UN World Refugee Day: Reaching modern-day Hagars

The well-known story of Hagar in the book of Genesis is being repeated over and over again today. In recent years, many of them have come to Europe after being expelled from their countries because of war or in an attempt to find a better future.

A way in the desert for widows

After their husband's death, widows in Burkina Faso were often left on their own with no material or moral support. Many times their in-laws would take their children or even accuse them for the death of their husband, saying that they had a "bad spirit."

Key of the kingdom

Enraged at his Christian wife for going to a church conference, the Muslim husband locked up the house as soon as she left, declaring to the neighbors that his wife would never enter his home again. To make his point, he threw the key into the river as he headed to his girlfriend's house for the week.

"It touched my heart"

PbeeMai was like any other twenty-year-old: looking for validation from his peers, wanting to be well-liked and popular. But he saw something different – something perhaps even worthwhile – in the way Brian welcomed students into his home and built relationships with them.

Galmi Hospital: Going where no believer has gone before

This is an amazing profession, working at Galmi Hospital. I used to dream about becoming an astronaut. But here, rather than exploring barren planets devoid of life, we get to venture into unchartered territories where there are living beings made in the image of God.

Sharing the light of Jesus with villagers in Niger

As soon as I get out of the car, I am greeted by six kids eager to learn. Their first question is: "Did you bring the video?"

Transformed by short-term missions

For many years, I have felt that the Lord was calling me to something. I prayed for wisdom and clarity but a restless and unsettled feeling plagued me.

Planting seeds of hope

The Esan region of northeast Thailand is often described as one of the hardest places to do ministry in Thailand. Christians are few and far between, Buddhism is strong, and drug addiction is widespread.

Light at the end of the tunnel

I took a deep breath and reconsidered my options. The most appealing choice for me would require us to backtrack several miles to the place we took the shot cut and then climb over a high mountain pass.

Gozo al Compartir La Historia de Esperanza

La Biblia es la palabra de Dios, y quizás también podríamos llamarla el libro de la Esperanza. Podemos ver a Dios obrando, y Su plan de salvación a través de Jesús desenvolverse a lo largo de sus páginas. Esto es lo que muchos cristianos han entendido en un pueblo rural de la provincia de Loja. Continúa leyendo para conocer un testimonio del poder de la palabra de Dios en los corazones de Su pueblo, equipándoles para compartir mejor sobre la esperanza que hay en ellos.

Lessons from a Peruvian prison

When I began working with foreign English speaking women on parole, I had no idea the work would include ministering to children, but when several women brought their children to the Bible study and we couldn’t provide child care, we had to get creative.

Sacrifice and obedience, even when it's difficult

Hellen is a single mother of nine children. She works very hard to provide for her children. Every day she sells charcoal in Acholi Quarter in Uganda.

Bringing art and beauty to Kenya's trash heaps

What business does a group of artists have, visiting a huge rubbish dump in Nairobi, sitting in tiny shacks with the trash sorters, and bringing art materials to their kids?

Trading death for life

His name is Adam, and he was a witch doctor.

From noodles to soccer balls

Aof had gone to church for many Sundays and had said many “Amens” to the prayers people had prayed for her – but nothing really worked until she challenged God herself.

The seed planter

This week we were privileged to hear the testimony of a man whose life was eternally changed by a simple question. We invited Martin to sit around a table on our back porch to share with us how the Lord saved him, and how God opened his eyes to the truth of the Gospel. This is Martin’s story.

¿Existen más cristianos en mi Universidad?

Las universidades son lugares donde la fe de los cristianos es puesta a prueba. Necesitan ánimo para saber que no están solos como creyentes y que pueden compartir el Evangelio con sus compañeros de clase. Lea más sobre el impacto que el ministerio juvenil tiene en las universidades de Loja.

Encouraged and empowered: Helping women help themselves

Like most girls from her village, Khushboo grew up accepting the established gender roles. She would do housework in her parents’ home until the day she moved into her husband’s home, and she wouldn't leave their husband’s house until she was carried out – when she died.

Mark is making gospel connections in Ecuador

When you join any new community, it's a challenge to form relationships. With God, however, new relationships are often built in exciting and unexpected ways.