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Sao finds comfort and hope in Christ through palliative care team

Sao has been battling breast cancer since 2021. She lives in Angola, where life expectancy is just 62 and healthcare is far from perfect.  She has been from hospital to hospital but the cancer always seemed to be one step ahead. She was never able to get the right help. 

Dynamic Diana creates a very healthy space for the gospel in Nairobi

When Diana Ayabei turns up for work in the Kenyan capital Nairobi she must be ready for just about anything.

Widows in West Africa bonded by faith and community are evidence of God’s restorative love

Across West Africa, widows often confront a brutal reality. Ostracised by some traditions, they can be left feeling isolated and vulnerable. Widows are more likely to face discrimination and economic hardship, with a staggering 1 in 10 widows globally living in extreme poverty. As Marthe Chantal Ngoussa, President of the Cameroonian charity Widows in Distress, says, "The death of the widow begins with the death of the husband."

More than 800 years of combined missionary service: a SIM Kenya legacy rooted in faith

The first night of the SIM Kenya team retreat wasn't filled with the usual icebreaker questions.  There was a team trivia night. One of the questions asked, “If you add up all the years of service on our entire SIM Kenya team, how many years would that be?”

How are shoeboxes bringing joy to children in Namibia?

In April 2023, SIM Namibia partnered with Samaritan’s Purse to distribute 7,200 shoeboxes boxes through their programme called Operation Christmas Child (OCC). The children’s faces were beaming as they opened their gifts, a tangible expression of God’s love.

Kenya floods emergency and SIM’s response

Devastating floods have caused widespread casualties and displacement in Kenya. Since April, torrential rains have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. This nationwide emergency has caused widespread devastation, affecting homes, farms, businesses, and vital infrastructure. In the wake of this crisis, we are determined to bring hope through Christ's restorative power and healing. SIM is working alongside churches and partner groups to support families affected by this crisis.

Sendu’s story: How a Zambia youth center ignited a young man's faith

A gentle nudge from an auntie helped transform Sendu Limande’s life and turn him into a powerful force for the gospel.

Refugee mum founds renewed hope through Sydney gardening club

Kay, a refugee living in Australia, once lived a life consumed by depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Medication and hospital visits offered little relief, and  her children were taken away by the authorities. Freedom to Flourish, a Sydney ministry of SIM  using counselling and creative activities to help refugees heal and find God's love, became her lifeline.

Gospel-led teachers are solving MK challenges in South Asia

A husband-and-wife team have come up with a unique solution to a problem which affects many mission workers - and it could provide a model for other hard-to-reach places around the world.

Pastor Petr is sharing hope in war-torn Ukraine

In the last year, God has opened the door for Czech pastor, Petr Hušt to work as a voluntary chaplain in Ukraine. Here he gives us an insight into his work.

WAMO workers celebrate their inaugural SLC

Workers sent by our West Africa Missions Office celebrated a historic gathering in October – their first Spiritual Life Conference!

Holding your head high: Korah kids of Ethiopia

God called Abera to start ministries for children and their families in one of the roughest parts of Ethiopia, to help with education, financial needs and spiritual growth.

ELWA Radio celebrates 70 years of Christian ministry in Liberia

SIM Liberia’s ministry ELWA Radio marked its 70th anniversary with a celebration at its compound in Paynesville City.

Phil Bauman pledges to keep us focused on the main thing

Phil Bauman pledged to ‘keep the main thing, the main thing’ as he was commissioned into the role of SIM International Director at a wonderfully uplifting service in Charlotte.

The Heartbeat of Global Missions

Drawing from his experiences, Dr. Dieudonne Lemfuka of DR Congo explains the role of health workers in advancing global missions.

A Christmas Carol – celebrating the love of Christmas with the India Diaspora

In Blantyre, Malawi, people from the Indian Diaspora came together to enjoy a special SIM Christmas programme.

Well-trained pastors grow Uganda church

Refugee camp and village churches are growing quickly across northern Uganda, helped by a thriving training programme for leaders.

Ministry in persecution: God’s not done

A man on a discussion panel recounted how a colleague of his in gospel ministry had been gunned down.

Encouraging the Church in the Middle East

With a desire to be present again in the Middle East after working in the region decades earlier, SIM joined hands with Middle East Christian Outreach in 2016.

Unexpected changes: from engineer to entrepreneur

For as long as I can remember, I felt that God wanted me to serve in missions when I grew up.

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Sao finds comfort and hope in Christ through palliative care team

Sao has been battling breast cancer since 2021. She lives in Angola, where life expectancy is just 62 and healthcare is far from perfect.  She has been from hospital to hospital but the cancer always seemed to be one step ahead. She was never able to get the right help. 

Dynamic Diana creates a very healthy space for the gospel in Nairobi

When Diana Ayabei turns up for work in the Kenyan capital Nairobi she must be ready for just about anything.

Widows in West Africa bonded by faith and community are evidence of God’s restorative love

Across West Africa, widows often confront a brutal reality. Ostracised by some traditions, they can be left feeling isolated and vulnerable. Widows are more likely to face discrimination and economic hardship, with a staggering 1 in 10 widows globally living in extreme poverty. As Marthe Chantal Ngoussa, President of the Cameroonian charity Widows in Distress, says, "The death of the widow begins with the death of the husband."

More than 800 years of combined missionary service: a SIM Kenya legacy rooted in faith

The first night of the SIM Kenya team retreat wasn't filled with the usual icebreaker questions.  There was a team trivia night. One of the questions asked, “If you add up all the years of service on our entire SIM Kenya team, how many years would that be?”

How are shoeboxes bringing joy to children in Namibia?

In April 2023, SIM Namibia partnered with Samaritan’s Purse to distribute 7,200 shoeboxes boxes through their programme called Operation Christmas Child (OCC). The children’s faces were beaming as they opened their gifts, a tangible expression of God’s love.

Kenya floods emergency and SIM’s response

Devastating floods have caused widespread casualties and displacement in Kenya. Since April, torrential rains have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. This nationwide emergency has caused widespread devastation, affecting homes, farms, businesses, and vital infrastructure. In the wake of this crisis, we are determined to bring hope through Christ's restorative power and healing. SIM is working alongside churches and partner groups to support families affected by this crisis.

Sendu’s story: How a Zambia youth center ignited a young man's faith

A gentle nudge from an auntie helped transform Sendu Limande’s life and turn him into a powerful force for the gospel.

Refugee mum founds renewed hope through Sydney gardening club

Kay, a refugee living in Australia, once lived a life consumed by depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Medication and hospital visits offered little relief, and  her children were taken away by the authorities. Freedom to Flourish, a Sydney ministry of SIM  using counselling and creative activities to help refugees heal and find God's love, became her lifeline.

Gospel-led teachers are solving MK challenges in South Asia

A husband-and-wife team have come up with a unique solution to a problem which affects many mission workers - and it could provide a model for other hard-to-reach places around the world.

Pastor Petr is sharing hope in war-torn Ukraine

In the last year, God has opened the door for Czech pastor, Petr Hušt to work as a voluntary chaplain in Ukraine. Here he gives us an insight into his work.

WAMO workers celebrate their inaugural SLC

Workers sent by our West Africa Missions Office celebrated a historic gathering in October – their first Spiritual Life Conference!

Holding your head high: Korah kids of Ethiopia

God called Abera to start ministries for children and their families in one of the roughest parts of Ethiopia, to help with education, financial needs and spiritual growth.

ELWA Radio celebrates 70 years of Christian ministry in Liberia

SIM Liberia’s ministry ELWA Radio marked its 70th anniversary with a celebration at its compound in Paynesville City.

Phil Bauman pledges to keep us focused on the main thing

Phil Bauman pledged to ‘keep the main thing, the main thing’ as he was commissioned into the role of SIM International Director at a wonderfully uplifting service in Charlotte.

The Heartbeat of Global Missions

Drawing from his experiences, Dr. Dieudonne Lemfuka of DR Congo explains the role of health workers in advancing global missions.

A Christmas Carol – celebrating the love of Christmas with the India Diaspora

In Blantyre, Malawi, people from the Indian Diaspora came together to enjoy a special SIM Christmas programme.

Well-trained pastors grow Uganda church

Refugee camp and village churches are growing quickly across northern Uganda, helped by a thriving training programme for leaders.

Ministry in persecution: God’s not done

A man on a discussion panel recounted how a colleague of his in gospel ministry had been gunned down.

Encouraging the Church in the Middle East

With a desire to be present again in the Middle East after working in the region decades earlier, SIM joined hands with Middle East Christian Outreach in 2016.

Unexpected changes: from engineer to entrepreneur

For as long as I can remember, I felt that God wanted me to serve in missions when I grew up.