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.
Martha was always full of questions. From the first time she attended the Bible study, her desire to know more was evident.
Kung fu master, Kwan, is living proof that almost any skill can be used in cross-cultural mission.
Samuel, a family physician from Australia, and his family moved to Paraguay two years ago to be involved in rural evangelism and church planting where there aren’t any churches.
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.
Our founding fathers' goal was to share the gospel in places it had never been heard; now many missionaries want to help believers build a lifelong relationship with Jesus.
Jairo, como muchos jóvenes seguidores de Jesús, tuvo muchas pruebas. Descubra cómo se mantuvo firme y ofreció su vida al servicio de Cristo.
In immense pain, James entered the Ebola survivor treatment unit in February 2015.
Formando relaciones en una comunidad religiosa de la provincia de Loja puede ser un reto. ¡Pero Dios conecta Su pueblo con aquellos que Él está buscando!
Evangelical Christian Fellowship (ECF) in Liberia takes a special interest in missions and celebrates their recent missionary send off.
My father’s urgent nudging woke me from a deep sleep: “Get up! Get up! We’ve got to go,” he said and, with that, we set off in our truck in the blackest night.
Mimi's father died when she was only 10 years old and her family was left without anyone to provide for their them.
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.
Are we putting missionaries on a pedestal? Mission work isn't unattainable — find out more about how all Jesus followers can be faithful witnesses.
Missionaries returned to the South Sudan settlement of Doro, just three months after the compound was destroyed by fighting between rival armed groups.
Reed encountered the Deaf in Ecuador. What he found was astonishing — and calls for Jesus followers to serve this isolated group.
Koreans Sung and Jae Ok Lee run the Rhizha Prayer and Retreat Centre near Jos, Nigeria. Since 2004 they have worked with the Evangelical Missionary Society, training missionaries and offering them a beautiful place to pray.
Latinos para misiones globales! Lea acerca de un joven ecuatoriano impactado por Dios, ministrando a los estudiantes de su país de origen y preparándose para las misiones.
Colouring pages gave Galmi patients a new perspective on Jesus' birth. Read on to share in SIM worker Hannah Peterson's hopeful anticipation.
I awoke to the sound of the wind howling through camp. The walls of my tent shook violently as I glanced at my watch. It was just after midnight; in about an hour, our team would make the final push for Uhuru Peak, the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania — Africa’s tallest mountain.
Twice Lily found herself standing on the overpass, wondering what to do with her life and how to make ends meet, as busy city traffic whizzed underneath. But God was about to do something good in Lily's life through CUP (Children's Uplift Program).
The Harvest Worker project is helping mobilise those who are ready to go to serve in South Sudan.
The long process of translating the Bible into Monkolé, a language indigenous to northern Benin, is drawing to a close.
Daniel started this course for young leaders with little expectations. But, on top of the ministry focused training, it turned out to be a life-changing personal experience.
Shirley Anne once saw a significant need among the Deaf. Now she shares Jesus with them in long-term ministry. Read about her journey.
God is at work, even through the aftermath of the destructive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16.
Thomas respondió al llamado misionero por un equipo de ecuatorianos que eran un testimonio de que aún ellos podían ir a otro lugar donde Cristo no ha sido conocido.
As his home life turned sour, Dickens decided that the streets were a better option for him. In just eight months, his environment turned him from a soft-spoken boy to a hardened thief.
Edgar considered Jesus and spent time with Christians, but he also experimented with drugs. Soon, he feared for his life.
Dee has helped with a business initiative, which makes soap with a group of ladies in Kasempa, Zambia, and trains hospitals in hygienic practices while sharing the gospel.
Cyclone Idai has brought devastation to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. SIM’s Disaster Relief Fund is being mobilised to help survivors.
A cup of coffee is so much more than a person's preferences of milk or sugar. Inviting a friend to share a cup of coffee is inviting someone to share life, the highs and the lows, and everything in between.
God's people are at work in Greece, helping the thousands of people arriving from the Middle East.
Six years ago, after decades of drinking water with a dangerously high concentration of arsenic in it, Jalal's body finally began to succumb to severe symptoms of arsenicosis, or arsenic poisoning.
Ashish and Sachhi received another chance at education through SIM's partner, Chetna.
The Fawcetts were eager to enter ministry. But God called the Fawcetts to wait before they could embark to Ayutthaya.
A group of seven Chinese-Australian Christians took a short-term trip to Malawi to better understand outreach opportunities among the Chinese Diaspora. Read about what they learned.
Inmates take part in the Great Commission by donating from what they have.
The Good News Project has grown in, engaged with and served Mandritsara in Madagascar. Find out how their gospel-centred service has impacted the town and drawn workers from across the world.
Servio y su familia obedecieron cuando Dios los envió a su pueblo natal para plantar una iglesia en la provincia de Loja.
How often do Brendan and Erin Connally's ministries overlap? Dentistry and oral Bible storying complement each other more than you'd think.
The somewhat imaginary path dwindled away, and we couldn't make ourselves imagine it going any farther. We stopped the motorcycle and laughed.
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?
Benjamin wanted to emulate Jesus’ ministry of reconciliation, while tangibly helping people through earthly problems.
The Lord healed Appolinarie from trauma during the Rwandan genocide. Now, she helps other French-speaking refugees in Nairobi.
For gifted evangelists such as Getachew, the movement of 16 different Sudanese tribes from hard to reach areas into a single refugee area presents a wonderful opportunity. It's an opportunity to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with many more people.
Nancy Writebol remembers the exact moment her husband David told her she had the Ebola Virus Disease.
COVID-19 has generated a need for internet-based classes at the Biblical Seminary of Uruguay like countless other educational institutions. Find out how the transition online has widened their reach to equip spiritual leaders.
The Liberian hospital that grappled with the 2014 Ebola outbreak has now encountered its first two COVID-19 cases, both of which were fatal.
Delivering a map to the Sports Friends Peru office turned into an unforgettable moment for Renato. Read about his decision to follow Jesus.
An SIM-initiated IT project is helping small, independent medical clinics prepare to care for COVID-19 patients in city slums and rural areas of Kenya.
Fela and his family minister to children and exiled widows in Gushegu, and leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, they provided them with food relief.
In light of the current pandemic, Rachel reflects on her younger brother's passing due to the H1N1 pandemic of 2009. Watch the video to find out how suffering drew her close to Christ.
Read how SIM member Ingrid is using her physiotherapy skills through WhatsApp, while her husband Neil prays over the hurting.
La Iglesia Cristiana “Salvos por Gracia,” una iglesia en Loja, Ecuador, que trabaja en estrecha colaboración con SIM, ha estado apoyando a personas con dificultades durante la crisis de COVID-19. La ayuda financiera a través de SIM permitió a la iglesia extender más recursos a las familias.
A short stay in Mali turned into something much more for Puti. Find out how God changed Puti's plans and used the Faithful Witness initiative for his glory.
From the outside looking in, ministering in Mali is a formidable task.
Un año después del terremoto devastador en Ecuador, las casas todavía están siendo reconstruidas. Pero aún quedan heridas profundas por el trauma. Por eso SIM Ecuador se está enfocando en la terapia de trauma en los continuos esfuerzos de ayuda.
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."
Nick recounts what a priceless opportunity it was to teach at a high-quality Christian school in Pakistan.
El ministerio radial tiene un impacto en muchas vidas en Loja. Lea más cómo una vida común ha sido movida y por cuál razón luchamos para extender la cobertura de la radio.
God's hand is clearly on the friendship between the Wards and Frealem, and it all started with a common love of pottery.
Joseph Kur was a boy soldier in the Sudanese Civil War, both witnessing and committing terrible acts while still a child.
Cera is a small ceramic community in the rural area of Loja Province. Read more about how God brought the Barbee family there to launch a missional business with a small group of believers who are eager to make an impact in their own community.
“Can I ask you a question about Jesus Christ?” That's what Ken asked me as we sat down in our living room, where I keep a Bible in the local language on display.
Juanita was set to fly to Thailand and join the Faithful Witness team – but a looming obstacle, the coronavirus, barred her way.
Mantener y construir fuertes contactos en el país, específicamente en el distrito de Leribe, donde más de 50 líderes de iglesias Ama-Zioni han expresado un deseo de estudiar la palabra de Dios.
By the grace of God, through partnerships with the Church in Zimbabwe and other like-minded ministry organisations, we envision building the Church of God.
Our vision is to see the Body of Christ in Zambia growing, ministering, and sending.
El SIM Kenia está preparando un conjunto de libros de entrenamiento para equipar a los líderes juveniles a través de África Oriental para alcanzar a los jóvenes más efectivamente.
The aim of this project is to train and inspire leaders to see that they are not alone. We desire to increase spiritual unity by offering personal mentoring, advice and training to local youth leaders, helping them start new initiatives, and as they face different challenges in their ministries.
Para entrenar a los namibios dentro y fuera de las iglesias para alcanzar a los niños y a los jóvenes que están creciendo sin oír las Buenas Nuevas.
This project aims to convert the Wolof-Roman-script Bible into Arabic script.
The center of gravity for Christianity has shifted to the global south and this requires a paradigm shift in our response. The onus is now on the global south especially Africans to respond to this shift. The West African Office sees this need and has responded accordingly with the project-West Africans for Global Missions. As you read about project 95379, it is our prayer that you will join this 'call'.
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