Leader Development

An initiative to develop the leaders and the leadership capacity of SIM has been commissioned by SIM to: 

  • Develop SIM leaders as servants, shepherds and stewards. 
  • Develop the leadership capacity of SIM by improving the leadership skills and practice of SIM leaders . 
  • Create a positive organisational culture of leadership that allows leaders to thrive, and values the exercise of the gifts of leadership. 

Come and Serve

 

 

Prayers

1

Pray that we will grow leaders that are increasingly servants, shepherds and stewards and that godly leadership structures and systems will lead to greater fruitfulness in ministry. 

2

Pray that throughout the mission we will cultivate biblical attitudes towards leadership. 

3

Pray for the logistics of a good venues, scheduling, travel plans, and health and safety or all the leadership conference participants (and their families left at home). 

4

Pray mentors and leaders will work together via long distance for two years. Pray for good communication and that real development will happen through these relationships. 

5

Pray for the design team as they build and develop these leadership retreat events. 


Stories about this Ministry

God’s providence is perfect

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 together with a small group of believers who are eager to make an impact in their own community.

Small town, big changes

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.

In the shadow of the Virgin Mary's village, God builds new friendships

Building relationships in a religious community of Loja Province of Ecuador can be challenging, but God connects His workers with those He is seeking out!

The masked shiners of La Paz

SIM workers Randy and Dani Davis are establishing a church called Kayaparu ("at His feet") amongst one of Bolivia's least-reached communities - the shoe shiners of La Paz.

Nepal earthquake recovery - The long road back to normal

It was a typical Saturday, the day of rest and of worship for all faiths in Nepal. In the village of Kichot, people gathered in Sinkilebenezer Church for their usual worship service. Butel was finishing his sermon when he realized the communion elements were missing.

The Nepal earthquake: One year later

One year after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive loss of life, widespread homelessness and billions of dollars in damage, the nation continues to heal and rebuild. In Dhading, one of the districts most devastated by the quake, SIM and partner organization United Mission to Nepal (UMN) carry on with reconstruction work.

Filling empty spaces

When Jyoti was first diagnosed with HIV, she was already pregnant with her daughter. The government hospital referred her to Shalom, whose workers offer the love of Christ, care, counselling, support and community. Shalom has been the one constant source of comfort to Jyoti since.

Off the streets of India, into a new life

Shilpa is a survivor of sexual abuse. When she first came to the Redlight Greenlight aftercare home, she struggled to participate in school, group therapy, dance or art. She would compare herself to the other girls and say, "I can't do this right," before getting angry and just giving up altogether.

Meeting migrants at our doorstep: SIM missionaries looking to Europe

In the past year, we have witnessed the worst migrant crisis in living memory, as more than 1.2 million people have fled to Europe to escape poverty and war.

Child soldier to follower of Christ

YooTaa remembers the day God saved his life.

An audience of 150,000 and growing

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.

Latinos reaching Latinos: God at work in rural Ecuador

Martha was always full of questions. From the first time she attended the Bible study, her desire to know more was evident.

Chileans to China

When Hans and Carmen Ziefle went to Chile as SIM missionaries in 1994, the Lord had put a strong desire in their hearts to mobilise Chileans to the mission field.

Nigeriens read Tamajaq New Testament for first time

After 30 years of hard work, the New Testament in Tamajaq is complete.

Amid challenges, God at work in Mali ministries

From the outside looking in, ministering in Mali is a formidable task.

The Pastor's Role in Developing a Missions-Minded Church

Working among an unreached people group is so important in developing a passion for mission in pastors and church leaders.

Going where there is no gospel in Asia

"Julie" is part of a small team hoping to bring the word of God and maybe, one day, the first church among the Central Asian minority we call "Cheuasai."

God’s providence is perfect

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 together with a small group of believers who are eager to make an impact in their own community.

Small town, big changes

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.

In the shadow of the Virgin Mary's village, God builds new friendships

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!

The masked shiners of La Paz

SIM workers Randy and Dani Davis are establishing a church called Kayaparu ("at His feet") amongst one of Bolivia's least-reached communities - the shoe shiners of La Paz.

Nepal earthquake recovery - The long road back to normal

It was a typical Saturday, the day of rest and of worship for all faiths in Nepal. In the village of Kichot, people gathered in Sinkilebenezer Church for their usual worship service. Butel was finishing his sermon when he realized the communion elements were missing.

The Nepal earthquake: One year later

One year after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, causing massive loss of life, widespread homelessness and billions of dollars in damage, the nation continues to heal and rebuild. In Dhading, one of the districts most devastated by the quake, SIM and partner organization United Mission to Nepal (UMN) carry on with reconstruction work.

Filling empty spaces

When Jyoti was first diagnosed with HIV, she was already pregnant with her daughter. The government hospital referred her to Shalom, whose workers offer the love of Christ, care, counselling, support and community. Shalom has been the one constant source of comfort to Jyoti since.

Off the streets of India, into a new life

Shilpa is a survivor of sexual abuse. When she first came to the Redlight Greenlight aftercare home, she struggled to participate in school, group therapy, dance or art. She would compare herself to the other girls and say, "I can't do this right," before getting angry and just giving up altogether.

Meeting migrants at our doorstep: SIM missionaries looking to Europe

In the past year, we have witnessed the worst migrant crisis in living memory, as more than 1.2 million people have fled to Europe to escape poverty and war.

Child soldier to follower of Christ

YooTaa remembers the day God saved his life.

An audience of 150,000 and growing

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.

Latinos reaching Latinos: God at work in rural Ecuador

Martha was always full of questions. From the first time she attended the Bible study, her desire to know more was evident.

Chileans to China

When Hans and Carmen Ziefle went to Chile as SIM missionaries in 1994, the Lord had put a strong desire in their hearts to mobilise Chileans to the mission field.

Nigeriens read Tamajaq New Testament for first time

After 30 years of hard work, the New Testament in Tamajaq is complete.

Amid challenges, God at work in Mali ministries

From the outside looking in, ministering in Mali is a formidable task.

The Pastor's Role in Developing a Missions-Minded Church

Working among an unreached people group is so important in developing a passion for mission in pastors and church leaders.

Going where there is no gospel in Asia

"Julie" is part of a small team hoping to bring the word of God and maybe, one day, the first church among the Central Asian minority we call "Cheuasai."