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Ecuador earthquake disaster relief: One month later

God is at work, even through the aftermath of the destructive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16.

Ecuador and Ghana: Cross-cultural friendship produces a great harvest

Thomas responded to his missionary call after meeting an Ecuadorian mission team whose presence in Ghana spoke to him deeply — and they challenged him to go where Christ has not been known.

Economic and spiritual hope for North Africa

Missional business creates avenues for work and relationships to people in need

ELWA Hospital encounters first COVID-19 cases

The Liberian hospital that grappled with the 2014 Ebola outbreak has now encountered its first two COVID-19 cases, both of which were fatal.

Distance alters the Andersons family and ministry

Ministry and family life take a different shape for the Andersons amidst the COVID-19 crisis, especially since they are separated from their 11-year-old son.

Difficult does not mean impossible

Go North, in partnership with the Faithful Witness initiative, mobilises university students to share the good news of Christ in North Africa. Read about the work God is doing through young people in this region.

Dickens is spared for a purpose in Kenya

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.

Delivered from overdose by Jesus

Edgar considered Jesus and spent time with Christians, but he also experimented with drugs. Soon, he feared for his life.

Dee helps Zambian women launch ‘Mama Hygiene business

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

Cyclone Idai has brought devastation to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. SIM’s Disaster Relief Fund is being mobilised to help survivors.

Cultivated in good soil

What can a thriving Ethiopian church teach us about impact? Find out now.

Crossing barriers with coffee

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.

Crossing barriers to Filipinos

Ibrahim, a former Filipino Muslim, and his wife Mae are crossing cultural and religious barriers in Mindanao to support Islamic communities and the people who serve them. Through local arts, storytelling and the House of Barnabas retreat centre they are hoping to introduce Muslim Filipinos to the prophet Isa (Jesus).

Could you be the gospel worker to help refugees in northern Greece

God's people are at work in Greece, helping the thousands of people arriving from the Middle East.

Connecting cultures through dreams

I am usually not a dreamer, but I had a dream where I decided to cut my hair. In my dream, as I turned my head sideways my face turned into one of the local people.

Community circulates food and SD cards by hand

Read how a community became couriers of food and SD cards to more than 100 households left hungry by COVID-19.

Clean water, living water

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.

City Lights: Engaging Canadas hip-hop community for Christ

This ministry is the first of its kind within SIM: It engages the hip-hop community in Toronto for Christ. Watch and read about City Lights.

Church fellowship transcends isolation

How have churches adjusted now that the coronavirus has prevented group meetings? Read on to find out how church fellowship has changed.

Choosing school

Ashish and Sachhi received another chance at education through SIM's partner, Chetna.

SIM Stories

Ecuador earthquake disaster relief: One month later

God is at work, even through the aftermath of the destructive 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck coastal Ecuador on April 16.

Ecuador and Ghana: Cross-cultural friendship produces a great harvest

Thomas responded to his missionary call after meeting an Ecuadorian mission team whose presence in Ghana spoke to him deeply — and they challenged him to go where Christ has not been known.

Economic and spiritual hope for North Africa

Missional business creates avenues for work and relationships to people in need

ELWA Hospital encounters first COVID-19 cases

The Liberian hospital that grappled with the 2014 Ebola outbreak has now encountered its first two COVID-19 cases, both of which were fatal.

Distance alters the Andersons family and ministry

Ministry and family life take a different shape for the Andersons amidst the COVID-19 crisis, especially since they are separated from their 11-year-old son.

Difficult does not mean impossible

Go North, in partnership with the Faithful Witness initiative, mobilises university students to share the good news of Christ in North Africa. Read about the work God is doing through young people in this region.

Dickens is spared for a purpose in Kenya

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.

Delivered from overdose by Jesus

Edgar considered Jesus and spent time with Christians, but he also experimented with drugs. Soon, he feared for his life.

Dee helps Zambian women launch ‘Mama Hygiene business

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

Cyclone Idai has brought devastation to parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. SIM’s Disaster Relief Fund is being mobilised to help survivors.

Cultivated in good soil

What can a thriving Ethiopian church teach us about impact? Find out now.

Crossing barriers with coffee

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.

Crossing barriers to Filipinos

Ibrahim, a former Filipino Muslim, and his wife Mae are crossing cultural and religious barriers in Mindanao to support Islamic communities and the people who serve them. Through local arts, storytelling and the House of Barnabas retreat centre they are hoping to introduce Muslim Filipinos to the prophet Isa (Jesus).

Could you be the gospel worker to help refugees in northern Greece

God's people are at work in Greece, helping the thousands of people arriving from the Middle East.

Connecting cultures through dreams

I am usually not a dreamer, but I had a dream where I decided to cut my hair. In my dream, as I turned my head sideways my face turned into one of the local people.

Community circulates food and SD cards by hand

Read how a community became couriers of food and SD cards to more than 100 households left hungry by COVID-19.

Clean water, living water

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.

City Lights: Engaging Canadas hip-hop community for Christ

This ministry is the first of its kind within SIM: It engages the hip-hop community in Toronto for Christ. Watch and read about City Lights.

Church fellowship transcends isolation

How have churches adjusted now that the coronavirus has prevented group meetings? Read on to find out how church fellowship has changed.

Choosing school

Ashish and Sachhi received another chance at education through SIM's partner, Chetna.