Malasia occidental

Our vision is to see God using SIM West Malaysia to proclaim Christ’s love in word and deed to address the need of many to be reconciled with God.

  • God’s love reaching the many migrants in West Malaysia.
  • God’s love reaching the many students in West Malaysia.
  • God using local churches to make disciples of our Lord Jesus in communities where He is least known, ministering at home, regionally and overseas.

Malasia occidental

Our vision is to see God using SIM West Malaysia to proclaim Christ’s love in word and deed to address the need of many to be reconciled with God.

  • God’s love reaching the many migrants in West Malaysia.
  • God’s love reaching the many students in West Malaysia.
  • God using local churches to make disciples of our Lord Jesus in communities where He is least known, ministering at home, regionally and overseas.

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 Ministeriales y Desarrollo

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

Asunción Guest House & Conference Centre

The aim of this Guest House & Conference Centre in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city as well as providing a large meeting place.

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 and Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love to the children and youth of Guinea.

Christian Camp Ministry

Camp is an important tool in reaching and discipling youth and leaders in Paraguay. It is the hope to develop more effective camps, utilizing the location, size and design of the camp property and buildings.

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

Centro Educativo Internacional is a Christian school that shares 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.

Church Planting

The aim of this ministry is to grow and empower the Uruguayan church by planting and equipping church plants in a society where secularism is the dominant religion.

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 Ministeriales y Desarrollo

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

Asunción Guest House & Conference Centre

The aim of this Guest House & Conference Centre in Asunción is to provide a place where rural SIM missionaries may stay and rest when in the capital city as well as providing a large meeting place.

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 and Discipleship

Our aim is to express Christ’s love to the children and youth of Guinea.

Christian Camp Ministry

Camp is an important tool in reaching and discipling youth and leaders in Paraguay. It is the hope to develop more effective camps, utilizing the location, size and design of the camp property and buildings.

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

Centro Educativo Internacional is a Christian school that shares 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.

Church Planting

The aim of this ministry is to grow and empower the Uruguayan church by planting and equipping church plants in a society where secularism is the dominant religion.

Communities where Christ is least known

Malay

The Malay of Peninsular Malaysia make up the majority of the Malay people in Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. They find much pride in their cultural heritage, place great emphasis on family and community dependence, and are seen in many levels of society. Urban Malay are well-educated and hold white-collar or government positions, while rural Malay may or may not pursue higher learning and typically occupy jobs such as farming, trading, and fishing.

Islam was brought to Malaysia by Arabic and Indian traders many centuries ago, and the Malay people have embraced and now ardently follow the Islamic faith. All Malay people are considered Islamic, although levels of devotion to the religion are varied; even those who nominally follow Islam participate in the fasting month.

The affluent Malay will go on the pilgrimage to Mecca at least once, if not several times, during their lifetime. A divergence from Islam is the prevalence of bomohs (folk religion shamans) in Malay spiritual life. Although Islam forbids the use of such a person, many Malay of Peninsular Malaysia will seek the services of a bomoh in order to receive a blessing or a cure, or in order to curse someone or inflict revenge.

Pray that the true Lord of Lords, Jesus Christ, may be revealed to the Malay people. Pray that the Word of God might transform the hearts and minds of the Malay people that they may be reconciled with God.

Oracíones

1

Pray for new missionaries to serve among the majority Bahasa-speaking people group, as well as in migrant ministry and student ministry.

2

Pray for cultural understanding in working with both Malaysians and with our new mission family.

3

Pray for wisdom and grace as we begin ministry in this new context.

4

Pray for partners in ministry with whom we can effectively serve to build the Church.

5

Pray for God to raise up effective new leaders who will guide the team with godly wisdom.


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