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Sewing seeds of hope

SIM worker Sarah Hopkins combines her creative sewing skills and therapy training to help people living in the Cape Town townships recover from trauma and discover hope in the gospel.

Hospital seeks to serve more mums

Delivering new life into the world is an incredible blessing, but it can be devastating if the right care is not available. That's why staff at the SIM hopsital in Mandritsara, Madagascar, are seeking to expand their capacity to reach more mums-to-be and live up to their name: 'Good News'.

Opening doors through business ministries

Knowing God has uniquely gifted each of us to help share the gospel, SIM Business Ministries harnesses workplace skills to reach out where other mission models cannot.

Gospel refuge for Ethiopia’s hidden children

When a couple could find no help for their disabled daughter in northern Ethiopia, they immediately saw a gap for gospel ministry. Now under new leadership, Hidden Abilities continues to bring practical care and spiritual hope to children often otherwise neglected or shunned.

What was spoken in the light

A vital truth remembered from seminary helps a couple, called to minister to least reached people in Asia, face the challenges on their journey.

Come back next month

When the answers we seek don't come quickly it can be tempting to give up. A woman's decision to keep coming back to SIM's Doro clinic reminds us of the importance of faith.

Transformational Teaching videos now on sim.org

What does it mean to be a Christian teacher? After thinking and teaching about this for many years, SIM’s Megan Patterson has captured all her learning in a series of nine excellent short videos, now available on sim.org.

The man who won't give up

Pastor Lesantan has been defying expectations for a while now, growing crops in a land where most think it impossible. Read how, despite a recent drought, he continues to see life in the greenhouse of God’s grace.

Transforming the life of a widow

Thanks to God's work through Operation Neighbour Care in Zimbabwe, read how Sharon moved out of poverty to find dignity and hope as an entrepreneur market gardener.

Mobilising relief after Cyclone Freddy devastation

One of the worst tropical cyclones in Malawi’s history, Cyclone Freddy has caused devastation across the country. Find out what SIM is doing to bring relief for the many who are affected, and how you can help.

Sammy* finds new gospel voice with the young

Having struggled for five years to connect with people in the local language, a mission worker finally finds a voice through the young people he is investing into.

Napkin notes sketch route to Central Asia

A quickly scribbled diagram on a fast food restaurant napkin becomes a precious souvenir for a couple on the pathway to mission work in Central Asia.

Felicia finds lasting hope in jail

Mistakenly jailed and awaiting an opportunity to defend herself, a woman finds faith and hope in Christ thanks to SIM Nigeria's prison visiting ministry.

Lake dream helps lead sisters to Christ

Everything changed for sisters Hawa* and Aisha* after a strange dream helped lead them to join a Christian youth camp on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Abi's eyes open to prayer

On mission in Canada, a young Sports Friends intern saw first-hand how doing things 'By Prayer' really works.

Faithful witness for mum and daughter

Thanks to an initiative that empowers even the poorest around the world to serve as mission workers, a mother and daughter in Thailand were able to hear the gospel.

Uplift offers freedom for Sanu*'s children

Like any loving mum, Sanu* dreams of a better life for her children. Thanks to an SIM programme for vulnerable women and children on the streets of Dakha, her dream is becoming possible.

Your distress, my miracle

This week’s earthquakes in Turkey and Syria remind us that tragedy can overcome us at any time. The story of an air disaster miraculously averted, though, helps us remember God is working all things together for good, even in the darkest moments

SIM mobilising relief aid for Turkey quake

Devastation from February 6th's earthquakes in Turkey continues to impact thousands. Find out how you can join us in supporting those affected.

From smuggling to salvation

In Peru, a donated Bible full of 'Post-It' notes helped transform a women arrested for drug trafficking into a ‘new mommy’ for her children back home.

SIM Stories

Sewing seeds of hope

SIM worker Sarah Hopkins combines her creative sewing skills and therapy training to help people living in the Cape Town townships recover from trauma and discover hope in the gospel.

Hospital seeks to serve more mums

Delivering new life into the world is an incredible blessing, but it can be devastating if the right care is not available. That's why staff at the SIM hopsital in Mandritsara, Madagascar, are seeking to expand their capacity to reach more mums-to-be and live up to their name: 'Good News'.

Opening doors through business ministries

Knowing God has uniquely gifted each of us to help share the gospel, SIM Business Ministries harnesses workplace skills to reach out where other mission models cannot.

Gospel refuge for Ethiopia’s hidden children

When a couple could find no help for their disabled daughter in northern Ethiopia, they immediately saw a gap for gospel ministry. Now under new leadership, Hidden Abilities continues to bring practical care and spiritual hope to children often otherwise neglected or shunned.

What was spoken in the light

A vital truth remembered from seminary helps a couple, called to minister to least reached people in Asia, face the challenges on their journey.

Come back next month

When the answers we seek don't come quickly it can be tempting to give up. A woman's decision to keep coming back to SIM's Doro clinic reminds us of the importance of faith.

Transformational Teaching videos now on sim.org

What does it mean to be a Christian teacher? After thinking and teaching about this for many years, SIM’s Megan Patterson has captured all her learning in a series of nine excellent short videos, now available on sim.org.

The man who won't give up

Pastor Lesantan has been defying expectations for a while now, growing crops in a land where most think it impossible. Read how, despite a recent drought, he continues to see life in the greenhouse of God’s grace.

Transforming the life of a widow

Thanks to God's work through Operation Neighbour Care in Zimbabwe, read how Sharon moved out of poverty to find dignity and hope as an entrepreneur market gardener.

Mobilising relief after Cyclone Freddy devastation

One of the worst tropical cyclones in Malawi’s history, Cyclone Freddy has caused devastation across the country. Find out what SIM is doing to bring relief for the many who are affected, and how you can help.

Sammy* finds new gospel voice with the young

Having struggled for five years to connect with people in the local language, a mission worker finally finds a voice through the young people he is investing into.

Napkin notes sketch route to Central Asia

A quickly scribbled diagram on a fast food restaurant napkin becomes a precious souvenir for a couple on the pathway to mission work in Central Asia.

Felicia finds lasting hope in jail

Mistakenly jailed and awaiting an opportunity to defend herself, a woman finds faith and hope in Christ thanks to SIM Nigeria's prison visiting ministry.

Lake dream helps lead sisters to Christ

Everything changed for sisters Hawa* and Aisha* after a strange dream helped lead them to join a Christian youth camp on the shores of Lake Malawi.

Abi's eyes open to prayer

On mission in Canada, a young Sports Friends intern saw first-hand how doing things 'By Prayer' really works.

Faithful witness for mum and daughter

Thanks to an initiative that empowers even the poorest around the world to serve as mission workers, a mother and daughter in Thailand were able to hear the gospel.

Uplift offers freedom for Sanu*'s children

Like any loving mum, Sanu* dreams of a better life for her children. Thanks to an SIM programme for vulnerable women and children on the streets of Dakha, her dream is becoming possible.

Your distress, my miracle

This week’s earthquakes in Turkey and Syria remind us that tragedy can overcome us at any time. The story of an air disaster miraculously averted, though, helps us remember God is working all things together for good, even in the darkest moments

SIM mobilising relief aid for Turkey quake

Devastation from February 6th's earthquakes in Turkey continues to impact thousands. Find out how you can join us in supporting those affected.

From smuggling to salvation

In Peru, a donated Bible full of 'Post-It' notes helped transform a women arrested for drug trafficking into a ‘new mommy’ for her children back home.