Mali

Our vision is for relational transformation of our Malian community by intentionally pursuing the lost, and growing reproducible Christ-followers.

Mali

Our vision is for relational transformation of our Malian community by intentionally pursuing the lost, and growing reproducible Christ-followers.

Come and Serve

Advance Mission

Mobilisation of Malawian churches for the sending of Malawians into cross-cultural ministry, leading to the establishment of sending agencies in Malawi, one of which could be SIM.

AfriGO and Allons-y ! Magazines

AfriGO and Allons-y ! are communication tools in English and French to encourage involvement and participation of all West African churches and Christians.

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.

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.

Biblical Literature

Creation or translation and printing and making available of Biblical literature in the north of Mozambique.

Bingham Academy

This ministry provides quality Christian education for the children of missionaries and others who seek to make a kingdom impact in Ethiopia.

Branding and Marketing Initiative

Our goal for this initiative is that SIM would have a much higher profile within the US evangelical community so that our inquiries for service and ultimately new applicants would increase significantly.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

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

Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango Women's Health Centre

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

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 Conferences Held in Namibia

The goal of this ministry is to provide teaching tools and materials to 1,400 Christian workers in Namibia and to provide Biblical teaching at the eight different Pastor’s Book Set (PBS) conferences.

Christian Education

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

Christian Education

The Christian Education ministry seeks to reach children, one of Niger’s most vulnerable groups, with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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 Engagement

Recognising that missions organisations need to re-engage the church, SIM Canada is embarking on a long-term strategy to boost missionary numbers through several objectives.

Church Leadership Training

Many pastors don’t receive any ongoing development for their pastoral abilities, and most of them lack any formal training. Most of the pastors are eager to upgrade their knowledge of theology and through this ministry we help pastors access this education.

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.

Advance Mission

La movilización de las iglesias de Malawi para el envío de personas hacia el ministerio transcultural, llevando hacia el establecimiento de agencias de envío en Malawi, una de las cuales podría ser el SIM.

AfriGO and Allons-y ! Magazines

AfriGo y Allons-Y son herramientas de comunicación en inglés y francés para alentar el involucramiento y la participación de todas las Iglesias y cristianos de África Occidental.

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.

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.

Biblical Literature

La creación o traducción e impresión y fabricación disponible de literatura bíblica en el norte de Mozambique.

Bingham Academy

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.

Branding and Marketing Initiative

Our goal for this initiative is that SIM would have a much higher profile within the US evangelical community so that our inquiries for service and ultimately new applicants would increase significantly.

Building Peace & Reconciliation

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

Centro Evangélico de Medicina do Lubango Women's Health Centre

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

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 Conferences Held in Namibia

La meta de este ministerio es proveer herramientas de enseñanza y materiales a 1,400 obreros cristianos en Namibia y proveer enseñanza bíblica en las ocho diferentes a conferencias sobre el Conjunto de Libros para Pastores (PBS).

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 Engagement

Reconocer que las organizaciones misioneras necesitan re-comprometer a la iglesia, el SIM de Canadá está embarcándose en una estrategia a largo plazo para impulsar los números de misioneros por medio de varios objetivos par alas Iglesias que actualmente tienen relaciones con misioneros del SIM.

Church Leadership Training

Muchos pastores no reciben ningún desarrollo continuo para sus capacidades personales, y la mayoría de ellos carece de entrenamiento formal. La mayoría de pastores están ansiosos de mejorar sus conocimientos de teología y por medio de este ministerio ayudamos a los pastores a tener acceso a la educación.

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 Maures (Moors)

The Maures (Moors) are made up of Saharan and Arab-Berber people of Arab origins. They are the Muslim warrior movement called Almoravide, comprised of the Sanhadja, the Lemtuna, and the Zenetes. This group began around 11th century, and the Maures dominated Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, and southern Spain. The Maures speak Hassaniya. They live a nomadic lifestyle in tents, and are a closed society, structured into two major groups: the Zaouias of Tolba, who are marabouts (religious leaders), and the Hassans, who are warriors. The White Maures are of Arab-Berber origin, and are the upper class, and the Black Maures, who are descended from the black slaves captured by the Arab-Berber traders, are the lower class. The Maures raise camels and goats. They are also traders, blacksmiths, shoemakers, wood sellers, and griots (people who make music with songs of epic warriors, love, genealogy and history). The Maures are 100% Muslim, and belong to the Sufi Islamic brotherhood (with mysticism). They practice pre-arranged marriage, and the groom’s father requests the hand of the bride. A Maure woman can never marry against her family's wishes. A dowry is given to her. The son-in-law can never enter the tent of his in-laws, nor does he share their table or look them in the eye when talking. The parents of the bride can never visit their daughter when their son-in-law is present. Divorce is common. Because of the Maures’ nomadic lifestyle and raids among them, strict customs must be followed when different groups meet. They use different ways to express acceptance, rejection, and their level of involvement and interest, e.g. hand blows mean "I do not believe you," and a finger in the ear means "I am not interested in the discussion."

Prayers

1

Pray for the Lord to open the hearts of the Maure to the love of Jesus Christ.

2

Pray for the Lord to destroy the stronghold of Islam, mysticism, and animistic practices among the peoples in Mali.

3

Pray for discernment, knowledge, and harmony among a church group and another entity who will embark on a vision and survey trip with our team among the Maure people in Mali in February 2018. Pray that our time together is productive.

4

Pray for the Lord to raise laborers to serve in Mali.

5

Pray for the grace of God and the power of the Holy Spirit to strongly rest on the few mature believers in Mali, so they are compelled to boldly share their faith with those who do not know Christ.


Stories from this Country

How One Young Refugee Encountered Christ

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.

Your skills: Tools in God's hands

Four short stories describe how missionaries are using their God-given skills in their ministries.

Demonstrating The Father’s Love To The Fatherless

An AIDS and HIV orphan finds hope in Christ through an SIM ministry

Going To Stay: Demystifying the Life of Missionary Mothers

Are are stay-at-home "missionary moms" really “missionaries”? Does their sometimes exhausting work on behalf of their families negate their role in building the Kingdom of God?

Gospel Hope Transforms Lives of Addicted Couple

Our partners in Mongolia are doing some astonishing gospel work among people with addictions, helping them out of their dependencies and into a living relationship with Jesus Christ. This is a first-person account of how one woman's life has been transformed.

Prabhouti’s Wedding

Traditionally, Prabhouti should have married years ago. Girls in her village are married early – sometimes as young as twelve years old – just like their mothers were before them.

Mustafa's Miracle

Through an incredible encounter of God’s power over witchcraft, Mustafa became a believer--and his friend Nabi made plans to kill him.

With God's Help, Kumari is Standing Against Giants in South Asia

SIM ministries are helping women caught in the sex trade stand up against crime and find hope

Choosing School

Ashish’s father is a farmer, as was his grandfather, and their grandfathers before that. Even as farming becomes less likely to sustain a family, Ashish and his parents planned on him becoming a farmer, too.

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.

Youth ministry San Francisco

Building bridges in the community through teamwork and a labor of love

"They called us insane!"

The harvest is ripe in the rural area of Loja province. Read more about a couple in a small village finding freedom in Christ and about the challenges they face in their community.

Where the sun doesn't shine - video

SIM Bolivia reaches out to the miners of Potosí and dreams of them going in the mines singing praises to the Lord.

The need for discipleship

Discipleship is vital for new believers and their personal growth in Christ. A missionary shares her experience.

Evaluating risk and caring for missionaries

Risk is part of life, whether we stay home or become a missionary. And yet the parts of the world where Christ remains unknown are mostly the more dangerous ones.

What if God calls you to be an architect?

Our professional callings are pre-ordained to be spheres of service to God.

Skills for worship

Are we made simply for our own enjoyment or for something greater? Are our skills only for sale, or are they for worship?

Peruvians learn about clean water and the Living Water

Life-threatening diseases are being tackled by a unique partnership between a water engineer, a dentist, a nurse and an evangelist in remote parts of Peru.

Loving the oppressor (and not only the oppressed)

The Bible talks about loving the oppressed – the widows and orphans, those who have suffered and have been treated unjustly. But what about loving the oppressors, the ones who have sinned against others? In Myanmar, the Bamar majority people are seen as oppressors and the perpetrators of some of the worst violations to human rights. These are the people Sandra and Tim want to share Jesus with.

Hindu Prayer Booklet

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

Stories from this Country

How One Young Refugee Encountered Christ

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.

Your skills: Tools in God's hands

Four short stories describe how missionaries are using their God-given skills in their ministries.

Demonstrating The Father’s Love To The Fatherless

An AIDS and HIV orphan finds hope in Christ through an SIM ministry

Going To Stay: Demystifying the Life of Missionary Mothers

Are are stay-at-home "missionary moms" really “missionaries”? Does their sometimes exhausting work on behalf of their families negate their role in building the Kingdom of God?

Gospel Hope Transforms Lives of Addicted Couple

Our partners in Mongolia are doing some astonishing gospel work among people with addictions, helping them out of their dependencies and into a living relationship with Jesus Christ. This is a first-person account of how one woman's life has been transformed.

Prabhouti’s Wedding

Traditionally, Prabhouti should have married years ago. Girls in her village are married early – sometimes as young as twelve years old – just like their mothers were before them.

Mustafa's Miracle

Through an incredible encounter of God’s power over witchcraft, Mustafa became a believer--and his friend Nabi made plans to kill him.

With God's Help, Kumari is Standing Against Giants in South Asia

SIM ministries are helping women caught in the sex trade stand up against crime and find hope

Choosing School

Ashish’s father is a farmer, as was his grandfather, and their grandfathers before that. Even as farming becomes less likely to sustain a family, Ashish and his parents planned on him becoming a farmer, too.

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.

Youth ministry San Francisco

Building bridges in the community through teamwork and a labor of love

"They called us insane!"

La cosecha está lista en el área rural de la provincia de Loja. Lea más sobre una pareja en un pueblo pequeño que encuentra libertad en Cristo y sobre los desafíos que enfrentan en su comunidad.

Where the sun doesn't shine - video

SIM Bolivia reaches out to the miners of Potosí and dreams of them going in the mines singing praises to the Lord.

The need for discipleship

El discipulado es esencial para los nuevos creyentes y su crecimiento personal en Cristo. Una misionera comparte su experiencia.

Evaluating risk and caring for missionaries

Risk is part of life, whether we stay home or become a missionary. And yet the parts of the world where Christ remains unknown are mostly the more dangerous ones.

What if God calls you to be an architect?

Our professional callings are pre-ordained to be spheres of service to God.

Skills for worship

Are we made simply for our own enjoyment or for something greater? Are our skills only for sale, or are they for worship?

Peruvians learn about clean water and the Living Water

Life-threatening diseases are being tackled by a unique partnership between a water engineer, a dentist, a nurse and an evangelist in remote parts of Peru.

Loving the oppressor (and not only the oppressed)

The Bible talks about loving the oppressed – the widows and orphans, those who have suffered and have been treated unjustly. But what about loving the oppressors, the ones who have sinned against others? In Myanmar, the Bamar majority people are seen as oppressors and the perpetrators of some of the worst violations to human rights. These are the people Sandra and Tim want to share Jesus with.

Hindu Prayer Booklet

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